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University Cooperative

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About KFUC

KFUC aims to benefit its member cooperatives through joint businesses, to facilitate the establishment and operation of University Cooperatives by providing technical expertise, and ultimately, to foster a community spirit in college.

Partners for an affluent life in college, and Mainstays of a cooperative society, pursuing Cooperation, Welfare, and Mutual Interests on- and off-campus.

Our members, University Cooperatives provide their members with the best welfare services, try to realize the value of cooperation on-campus based on the members’ voluntary participation, and support their study and growth.


The first University Cooperative was founded in 1989, and KFUC has begun the activities since 2011. KFUC has 34 member cooperatives among 35 University Cooperatives, and supports them in various sectors. We have around 144,000 individual members.




Any student, faculty, and staff can join as a member. S/he uses the services, owns and organizes the cooperative. University cooperative makes sustainable society based on member’s democratical involvement and participation.


University Cooperative offers the best welfare services on and off campus to support member’s study, and research.

Mutual Interest

With its members, University cooperative finds mutually beneficial ways for University and community.


Government Relations

We try to reflect opinions on laws and regulations to creat a supportive and enabling environment for the development.

Consultation on Establishment

We connects member cooperatives and provides practical support for joint contract and purchasing.


We organize education programs for their member students, directors, and staff.

International Relations

We build up networks with University Cooperatives in other countries―especially in Asia and the Pacific region.

Joint Business

We use bulk purchasing system, which guarantees reasonable price. Based on all members' cooperation, we support their lives.


We builds the netwkorking with Univesristy cooperatives and its individual members. As a result, we spread our value and activities through them.


Our member cooperatives has various business areas to meets their individual members' needs in canteen, cafe, bookstore, general stores and so on.
Not only those service, they also carry on various cultrual and other activities to support members' lives in the campus. Eventually this will make a cooperative society.


General Store

Book & Stationery


Cultural Service

Social contribution


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Global Workshop on Cooperatives in Educational Institutions

by 정선교 Nov. 23, 2021, 11:03 p.m.

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Online based Korea-Japan Students' Exchange Seminar has been completed.

by 정선교 April 13, 2021, 1:21 a.m.

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Review from participants of Korea-Japan Student's Exchange Seminar 2021

by 정선교 March 26, 2021, midnight

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