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Sogang University

Sogang university was established by the Society of Jesus to provide an education based on Catholic belief and inspired by the Jesuit educational philosophy, in conformity with the Korean tradition of education.

Sogang University's goal is to educate the whole human person on foundations of love and faith, encouraging all its members to be intent on the pursuit of learning in a sincere quest for truth.

Through this education, we aim to cultivate people of talent who will devote their lives to the development of a humanistic culture and the union of all mankind.

Educational goals

As an educational institution under the guidance of the Society of Jesus, Sogang University aims to provide an education that teaches the veneration of God and an understanding of life's true meaning, according to the tradition established by Jesuit universities throughout the world over the last 460 years.

The education offered at Sogang University is designed to form intellectuals who combine academic excellence and creative originality, following the Jesuit tradition that has always pursued qualitative prominence.

It is designed to train citizens with outstanding leadership abilities, able to contribute to society and the nation in a spirit of devotion and a sense of responsibility, with mature and integrated characters, true cosmopolitans able to contribute to the national prosperity and world peace, equipped with an understanding of the changes the world is undergoing and the current of the times, and able to respond to them with sound critical judgment.

Upcoming events

2019-08-20

14th Conference of the European Sociological Association

Tue, 2019-08-20 - Fri, 2019-08-23

2019-09-05

Ninth European Workshop on Applied Cultural Economics

Thu, 2019-09-05 - Sat, 2019-09-07