Jungeun Park was born in Seoul. She studied composition at Chugye Art University for the Arts and at Hanyang University and then with Rebecca Saunders, Oliver Schneller and Joachim Heintz at the Hochschule für Musik in Hannover, and later with Jose Maria Sanchez-Verdue at Robert Schumann Hochschule, Düsseldorf.

Her works have been performed by ensembles across Europe.