|1398||Sungkyunkwan Royal Academy opened|
|1895||Sungkyunkwan converted to a modern four-year university|
|1948||Re-opend as a private university after Korean Independence|
|1953||The Collge of Law and Political Science was established|
|1982||Separating respectively into the College of Law and the College of Social Sciences|
|1996||The Samsung Group joins the University Foundation|
|1998||600th Anniversary of SKKU|
|2012||The College of Social Sciences and The College of Human Ecology were consolidated into one|
|2016||Starting "SKKU - Brown University, Watson Institute MPA, Global Policy Experience" Program|
In 1398, Sungkyunkwan Royal Academy opened upon imperial decree in Seoul for scholoar-officals to study the Confucian Classics. In 1895, Sungkyunkwan converted to a modern four-year university, and re-opened as a private university after Korean Independence in 1948.
The College of Law and Political Science was established in 1953, separating respectively into the College of Law and the Social Sciences College in 1982. In 2012, the College of Social Sciences and the College of Human Ecology were consolidated into one.
Located on the northern side of the Seoul Campus, the College of Social Sciences is equipped with modern amenities, including classrooms with wireless technology and computer labs. Situated against Mt. Bugak, the College of Social Sciences overlooks the secret garden of Changdeok Palace, is close to many hiking trails, and provides a panoramic view of the city.