Dongseo is a leading university in Korea in its areas of specialization, which include Digital Contents, Film & Imagery, Design, Information Technology, and Health Sciences.
DSU has often been recognized for academic excellence in national and independent evaluations, and it has been awarded large-scale government funding through competitive projects Dongseo University has a global academic network including 234 sister institutions in 42 countries. It currently operates joint degree programs with sister universities in Lithuania, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and China.
DSU also has a Global Studies Institute offering undergraduate degrees taught entirely in English. This includes the Division of Digital Contents and the Departments of Computer Engineering, Business Administration and International Studies.