SolBridge International School of Business is a private nonprofit AACSB accredited business school in Daejeon, South Korea, established by Woosong University in March 2007. The founder of SolBridge, Dr. Sung-kyung Kim designed SolBridge as a multinational, multicultural, business school. The school was built around a four-year undergraduate program and has since developed a portfolio of graduate programs (MBA and specialized master’s degrees).
Working with colleagues and students from 56 countries to respond to the requirements of an ever changing international environment, an international environment more clearly every day the hand maiden of the 4th Industrial Revolution, expect our faculty to excel in teaching and producing world-class research that will deal with these increasingly grave challenges.
Look to SolBridge to provide the expertise necessary for active participation in the challenging world of the 21st Century. We will continue to stress the specialization that focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. Our partnership with Babson College of Wellesley, Massachusetts is already providing new experiences to our students to ensure our entrepreneurship specialization will meet the highest standards in the world today.
Be assured, we will deliver a degree of academic leadership unparalleled on the Korean peninsula. Working together, our faculty and students will continue to be the example for all Korea to follow.
You, the students, are the heart of SolBridge International School of Business. Our 21st Century world demands problem solving, innovation, adaptability and resilience. At SolBridge you will find the skills, knowledge and experiences you need for success. Your classes and your professors at SolBridge are certified to the highest international standard by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) the top global organization that measures the quality of business education programs. Your friends at SolBridge come from all the continents.
They share with you the international community that is SolBridge. Studying, working and playing together you will not only share your own culture, but also learn about others in a natural, normal daily exchange. We welcome you to SolBridge International School of Business. We welcome your contribution to our community, and look forward to your success.
SolBridge International School of Business is one of the few business schools in Korea that has a great diversity amongst students. At SolBridge, you will nurture not only your business skills but also your soft skills by learning how to interact with students and faculty from over 56 countries.
At SolBridge, we connect our students to the rest of the world through our global educators, diverse student body, and an extensive network of international partnerships. By the time they graduate, SolBridge students are equipped with the necessary skills needed to thrive as global citizens and are competitive candidates in the international marketplace.
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In May 2014, after four and a half years, SolBridge became one of the youngest institutions to receive the AACSB accreditation. Similarly, always striving for excellence, SolBridge made a promise to its students and their parents: to deliver the best business education possible.
AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.
AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned this accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers.
SolBridge has received national and international recognition and awards including : AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), a certification limited to the top 5% of the world’s business schools.
Studying at SolBridge exposes you to people from different backgrounds. You will learn to communicate with people from these backgrounds. 71% of our student body are international students coming from 56 countries while 80% of our faculty are global with degrees from prestigious universities like Harvard, MIT, Columbia, and University of Pennsylvania.
English is the main medium of communication at SolBridge. All classes, assignments and exams are taught in English except the language courses.
SolBridge offers financial aid in the form of admission ranging from 30% to 100% of tuition fees.
SolBridge ensures that students not only receive classroom instruction but also are involved in career building dialogue with industry, government and other academic institutions which is key for job opportunities.
SolBridge is proud of the business network it has assembled. At SolBridge, we work hard to ensure that students not only receive outstanding instruction, but are involved in career-building dialogue with industry, government, and other academic institutions around the world. This makes SolBridge a unique environment for studying with its fast track for advancement.
The world today is more dynamic, complex and challenging than ever before. Your education should embrace this reality and prepare you to succeed in your career. SolBridge students develop the knowledge and technical skills necessary to understand the modern business world, to achieve the highest level of success in their professional careers, and to prepare for subsequent work after graduation. Students specialize in one area of business and minor in a foreign language to ensure a competitive advantage.
Our BBA curriculum is designed to prepare our graduates to excel as thought leaders in Asian Business. Students specialize in a traditional business area such as Marketing, Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship. They gain in depth knowledge of their focus area and the application of specialization skills to that focus area. To ensure our graduates have a competitive edge, they will also complete a language course in Korean or Chinese.
BBA students who find a job that is officially approved by the school are permitted to work in their third or fourth year. This work experience earns them up to 18 credits thus allowing them to enter the workforce earlier. Other BBA students may qualify for an internship during the summer or winter term to earn credits through work experience.
Thanks to our global network of partner schools, SolBridge students have the opportunity to study at another university in another country for as short as one semester or as long as a year. If they qualify, they can even go to another university to earn a dual degree.
The SolBridge Masters of Business Administration degree prepares graduates for leading the organizations of the future. The MBA program is designed to give our students a solid foundation in business fundamentals in addition to the soft skills needed in today’s workplace. This combination ensures our graduates will be ready to take on the challenges of managing a business in any part of the world.
Our MBA curriculum lays a strong business foundation and allows you to learn other aspects of business like administration, management, and operations. There are three areas of specialization: Management, Finance, and Marketing. You can also get a general degree by getting an overview of all three specializations.
Instead of taking classes their last semester, MBA students may choose to work. Their work experience may earn them up to 9 free elective credits and will allow them to enter the workforce before graduation. It may also be possible for MBA students to be accepted for an internship during the summer or winter terms to earn credits and gain work experience simultaneously.
Students have an opportunity to study abroad in another university where they will be able to explore a new and exciting country and culture for one or two semesters. Exchange programs are available at all of our partner universities. An up to date list of our partner universities can be found on our website.
This program allows BBA students to study at SolBridge for one or three years while earning one degree then completing another one or two years at one of our partner universities to earn a second degree. MBA students are able to earn a dual MBA after one year at SolBridge and one year at a partner university.
Tuition scholarships are limited and competitive and cover only tuition fees. Applicants requesting a scholarship must submit a scholarship application form. Scholarships will be awarded for a one year period for BBA applicants, and a one-semester period for MBA applicants. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.6/4.5 to qualify for a Merit-Based Scholarship following the completion of their initial scholarship cycle.