In 1940, Sejong University created a place of learning dedicated to excellence in education and research. Navigating successfully the rough seas of Korea’s modern history, Sejong has faithfully continued its tradition of producing competitive graduates that society required and cultivating the latest innovations that served as the new engine of economic growth. Years of this endeavor have resulted in one of Korea’s most distinguished and prominent academic institutions, and Sejong is now poised to make another leap, aiming to become a university with global recognition.
Its founding name was Dong-U College. This school aimed to develop students to become holistic, well-rounded, creative, humanistic, faithful, and practical professionals. It was organized as a professionalized two-year college teaching Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, Tourism, Food and Nourishment, and Early Childhood Education to help the development of the community. Dong-U College had successfully developed more practical courses such as Computer Science, Production Management, and Dental Technology.
Woosong University is a specialized university, located in Daejeon, South Korea providing specialized curricula based on practice and theory. It currently runs three international schools: SolBridge International School of Business, Sol International School and Endicott College of International Studies. Education in the International schools is conducted solely in English. Since the establishment of the university in 1995, Woosong University has signed more than 100 Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with universities and schools in more than 30 countries. Among the programs that have been developed are student and faculty exchange programs, joint research, dual degree, Study Abroad, and other programs.