The birthplace of UBF. Gwangju is located in the southwest of Korea (approximately 3 hours from Seoul). It is the 5th largest metropolitan area in Korea and the landmark of democratic movement. It is known for unique culture and great food. The main campuses are Chonnam National Univ., Chosun Univ., Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju Univ., and Gwangju Health Univ. Mudeung mountain is one of the places to visit and there are many other tourist's locations nearby.