This university appears as ‘Eunha University’ in Meloholic/Melo Holic (멜로홀릭) (OCN, 2017). Yoo Eun-Ho (U-Know Yunho from TVXQ) studies psychology here and works here later as a teaching assistant and Han Ye-Ri (Kyung Soo-Jin) is paid to study here but is engaged as an assistant by psychology professor Kim Joo-Seung (Choi Dae-Chul). This is also where Eun-ho’s first love declaration failed. Big time. Which made him eventually change and become an expert in love (of course his new ability to read minds is some help here).
Nam Hong-Joo (Bae Suzy) dreams from a proposal gone bad (because of a fire that breaks out) at the Student Union building [건국대학교서울캠퍼스학생회관] of this university and goes here to prevent it in episode 10 of While You Were Sleeping (2017) (당신이 잠든 사이에) (SBS, 2017). Jung Jae-Chan (Lee Jong-Suk), on his part, comes here to save her from the angry crowd and they run over a bridge that is located just behind the said building.
Dan-ah (Chae Soo-bin) goes to university here in the epilogue of episode 16 in Strongest Deliveryman (최강 배달꾼) (KBS2, 2017). She comes out of the Student Union building [건국대학교서울캠퍼스학생회관] and Gang-soo (Go Kyung-pyo) waits for there.
On Bride of the Water God 2017/The Bride of Habaek (하백의 신부 2017) (tvN, 2017), a flashback scene when Yoon So-A (Shin Se-Kyung) saw her friend Jo Yeom-Mi (Choi Woo-Ri) and asked about Ahn Bin’s (Gong Myung) whereabouts in episode 5 (43:06 – 43:32) happened here. Yoon So-A was discussing her intention of returning his diamond ring given to her as a gift.
Ji Eun-Tak (Kim Go-Eun) takes here Communication Major Essay Entrance Exam here in episode 7 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17). When finished, she accidentally meets her crush Tae-hee (Jung Hae-In) here who is part of the university’s baseball team. Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) – who came here to pick up Eun-Tak and is waiting in front of the Konkook University Museum – becomes an unwilling witness of their reunion. Later, in episode 12, we see her walking on the campus as a student.
In Twenty Again aka Second Time Twenty Years Old (2015), Konkuk University appears as Woocheon University. It is where Ha No-Ra (Choi Ji-woo) studies and Cha Hyun-Suk (Lee Sang-Yoon) teaches.
Konkuk University [건국대학교] is located in Hwayang-dong [화양동], Seoul.
Adress: 서울 광진구 능동로 120
Geolocation: 37.542702, 127.076323
Geolocation Student Union [건국대학교서울캠퍼스학생회관]: 37.541902, 127.077868
Geolocation Bridge: 37.541687, 127.077361
To get here: Konkuk University Station [건대입구역], Line 2 and 7
— submitted & updated by Marion KDL
— Bride of the Water God 2017 added by Caitlin