Daejeon University is the latest in a series of South Korean universities that have redesigned parts of their economic and technical departments. On May 25, the university made an official announcement that it would open a new division of technology technology called The Future of Convergence.
According to an announcement published by Daejeon magazine, the curriculum will consist of topics such as smart health care, smart city, smart factory and many areas of employment in medical institutions through the use of blockchain technology.
South Korean universities promote blockchain, big data and artificial intelligence educational programs in a crisis that is affecting students trying to find work. The Daejong Department of New Economic Technologies expects the work being done there to strengthen “the talents of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
On May 22, Cointelegraph announced the Daegu-based Suseong University, which reached an agreement with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association to create a blockchain and AI campus.
University graduates in South Korea are increasingly looking for jobs abroad
A report released by Reuters in 2019 reflected the outflow of South Korean talent to other countries in search of work because of the difficulties they face in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Many South Korean youths have signed up for government-funded programs aimed at finding work abroad. According to data for 2018, South Korea created at least jobs after the global financial crisis (97,000).
Kim Soo-young, an economics professor at Seoul National University, told Reuters that large companies have been able to simulate a stay “without increasing employment.”
South Korea continues to support the blockchain industry
The South Korean government continues to maintain a positive attitude towards the development of the country's blockchain industry.
Two ministries announced their support for the industry as a whole on March 27 and granted up to $ 3.2 million. US to fund local start-ups and support the creation of new jobs there.