SUNY Korea, located in Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ), Korea, is the first Korean campus managed by a US University offering US degree programs and the first global university in IFEZ. SUNY Korea is committed to providing high quality research-oriented education while providing the full American university experience in Korea.
IFEZ created a unique global university for scholarship and research that is ideal for the US education. Through mutual efforts between the Stony Brook University and the Republic of Korea, SUNY Korea brings "American-style" education to the Asian continent.
The curriculum at SUNY Korea consists of selected degree programs of Stony Brook. The design and delivery of each program agrees with the degree program as delivered in the US. The degree is granted from Stony Brook University.
Albany - State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, announced on July 25, 2011 that the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in South Korea approved the establishment of SUNY Korea, a partnership in Songdo, South Korea, that will be operated by SUNY Korea, LLC.
SUNY Korea, LLC is funded by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Incheon Free Economic Zone, and the Metropolitan City of Incheon and will offer graduate degrees - with a strong focus on research - in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Technology Systems Management. In May 2009, the SUNY Board of Trustees issued a resolution authorizing the development and implementation of overseas educational programs and related academic degree and research collaborations with partner universities and institutions located at the Incheon Free Economic Zone.
SUNY Korea started an undergraduate program in computer science in the Fall of 2014; it now offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degree programs in computer science.