Social Activities

University for Love and Sharing that Contributes to the Society

Inje University provides students with character education by setting an example of contributing to the local community and engaging in volunteer activities. In addition, it has carried out various overseas volunteer programs and cooperation with developing countries.
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Free Semester Project for Local Students’ Career Development

As the Free Semester system for middle-school students has been fully implemented, Inje University and Paik Hospital have systematically carried out the Free Semester Project to help middle-school students improve their skills and realize their dreams.

Inje’s Special Donation Donation Café and Inje Noodles

Inje built the first donation café in Korea to help students learn how to share with others and build their character. Café visitors can donate whatever amount they could. The revenue from the sale of coffee, drinks, and cookies that have been made through talent donation is used for students. The revenue from the sale of Inje Noodles, an instant rice noodle soup made through the Inje Apple Tree Campaign, is used as scholarship fund for students.

International Cooperation and Volunteering Beyond Borders

Inje University implements volunteer activities in Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia, crossing borders to meet people who need help. In addition, it offers educational opportunities to local residents in the developing world. In particular, Inje is actively carrying out ODA (Official Development Assistance) projects in East Timor, Bangladesh, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sri Lanka, and Bolivia, and was selected as the best leading university for international cooperation by the Ministry of Education.
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SriLanka

Inje University has succeeded in establishing four-year nurse education courses for bachelor’s degrees in the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka through the “Sri Lanka Nursing Degree Establishment Project” that the university has worked on for four years since 2013. In addition, Inje University is exerting efforts to reform thesystem of Sri Lanka’s 18 national nursing colleges, improve professionals’ competence, and offer the Emergency

Nursing Training Program

Laos, CambodiaStudent volunteers deployed to Laos and Cambodia teach elementary school students, restore walls and classrooms, and render a cultural performance.

Bangladesh

Selected for Eye Health Promotion and Prevention of Blindness in the Selected Areas of Bangladesh Project (to be completed by 2020), initiated by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Inje University offers high-quality eye health care and medical services to local residents while helping improve the capabilities ofeye doctors and eye care specialists, and setting up national health care plans.

Bolivia

Funded by the Korea Foundation for International Health Care (KOFIH) from 2016 to 2017, Inje University helps Strengthening health information system of the BolivianMunicipal Holland Hospital(BMHH) project develop amedical information system for effective medical data management and convenience as well as train people for the project.

East Timor

Funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency(KOICA) from 2015 to 2018, Inje University offers MaternalHealth Improvement Program for safe childbirth and enhanced maternal health awareness. For the program,Inje University sends local specialists, supportsmaternal health promotion programs, trains health carespecialists, provides medical equipment, and invites localspecialists to Korea.