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Woosong University Celebrates its Place in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

Category : [2024]| Writer : SolBridge | Date : 2024.06.18 | Hit : 2,579


2024 brings many reasons for Woosong University to celebrate. SolBridge International School of Business, Woosong University’s prestigious business school, earned it’s AACSB re-accreditation in February, and full membership to both the esteemed EFMD (The European Foundation of Management Development) and BGA (Business Graduate Association) – the first step in pursuing accreditations from these prominent accreditation bodies. 


Most notably, and for the first time ever, Woosong has stepped into the competitive world of rankings and has earned a place in the THE Impact Rankings. Woosong University has received recognition for its work in promotion Good Health and Well-being (SDG 3), Reducing Inequalities (SDG 10), Providing quality education (SDG 4), and engaging in partnerships for the Goals (SDG 17).

Ranking # 601 – 800, Woosong University is a beacon of excellence in promoting good health and well-being (SDG 3), dedicated to ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages. The university achieved this through cutting-edge research, health initiatives, community engagement, and an innovative curriculum.

Woosong University is committed to reducing inequalities (SDG 10) within its own community and among countries by employing inclusivity policies, providing financial aid and scholarships, increasing and improving diversity and inclusion at all levels, and undertaking impactful research and advocacy. Woosong University ranked # 401 – 600 in this category.  

These results speak to the effort and care Woosong University takes in ensuring an excellent student and faculty experience. Woosong University (established in 1995) belongs to the Woosong Education Foundation (WEF) which was established in 1954, and currently has over 12,000 students. Woosong University is a specialized university, providing curriculum based on practice and theory. The University has been ranked as an autonomous, top tier university by the Korean Ministry of Education. In addition to the four Korean colleges (College of Railroad Logistics, College of Software Convergence, College of Hotel and Culinary Arts, and College of Health and Welfare), Woosong currently boasts three international schools: Endicott College of International Studies, and JW Kim College of Future Studies, and SolBridge International School of Business.


SolBridge International School of Business, a division of Woosong University, is located in Daejeon, South Korea. With over 70 different nationalities represented among its student body and over 70% of its faculty being international, SolBridge is truly global. The school’s core strength lies in the international melting pot that it has established and cultivated. This internationalization sets SolBridge apart from other schools both within Korea and the region, offering an international setting to explore Korean culture and industry while fulfilling the role of a conduit between educational and industry institutions in Korea and around the world. Since its establishment in 2008, SolBridge has enjoyed a strong reputation, both within Korea and in Asia. SolBridge prides itself on being a two-time winner of the AACSB Innovations that Inspire Award and the recipient of multiple government grants and funding initiatives that allows the school to explore progressive approaches to education and community development. In line with SDG 10, The school advocates DEIB practices and ensures not just a truly diverse school in terms of nationalities, ethnicities, genders, and religions - but unique inclusivity strategies that allow for the safe expression of this diversity. Because of this, the school enjoys a rich diversity of international students with over 29% of the student body representing Europe, 37% students representing Asia, and the rest from Americas, Africa, and other regions.

Our university's unwavering dedication to these Sustainable Development Goals underscores our commitment to creating a healthier, more equitable, educated, and sustainable world. Join us in making a difference. Together, we can transform lives and communities globally.



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