SolBridge International School of Business

AACSB Accredited

A Unique Business School

SolBridge prepares students to be the Next Generation of Asian Thought Leaders in the fast growing and rapidly changing Asian economy. SolBridge is unique among business schools for several reasons:

  • Located in Korea, all classes are taught in English (except for the language classes), and we expect students to be fluent in Chinese or Korean upon graduation.
  • 80% of our faculty are international professors with degrees from prestigious universities.
  • Students are taught under an international business model.
  • Strong focus on Asia, through diverse academic and cultural programs.
  • An international student body with students representing more than 30 different countries.
  • A balance between theory and practice through immersion programs, special lectures, workshops, and internships.
  • The CAP (Career Advisor Professor) program allows students to receive advice from a professor from an area of the world and create their career plans.
  • BBA and MBA students participating in the CEO Mentoring Program have the chance to receive guidance from experienced people in the corporate world.
  • The Asian Thought Leaders’ Case Competitions provide students with the world skills needed for the work force.
  • SolBridge International School of Business is the youngest institution to receive the AACSB accreditation.

Our Objectives

We are dedicated to producing top business leaders in Asia in all fields: business, politics, the military, and social activism, who will be prepared to be instruments of change in their respective societies. We do not focus only on the “hard skills” needed for such an undertaking, but also on the critically important “soft skills” that provide flexibility, understanding, and interpersonal leadership skills that will help in many environments.

SolBridge offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business. All degree programs focus on Asian business and its relation to the rest of the world. We are committed to providing:

  • An integration of business knowledge with a focus on Asian economies and their evolving relationships.
  • Student internships with leading-edge technological businesses.
  • A global perspective in teaching and research in the most dynamic arena of the world economy.
  • In-depth exposure to languages and cultures of East Asia.
  • A multi-cultural environment in an English language medium.

Our Vision

Asian Center of Excellence in Global Business Education

Our Mission

Educating the Next Generation of Asian Thought Leaders

Who is an Asian Thought Leader?

An Asian Thought Leader is someone with GACCS. Through research and scholarship we seek to contribute to and enrich the understanding and practice of management within the for-profit, not for-profit and governmental environments. Through our teaching, learning and engagement with the business world, and with the support of our staff, we aspire to ensure our faculty and students acquire :

Global Perspective: Knowledge of global markets, business practices, and cultural norms between business in Asia and other parts of the world.

Asian Expertise: Knowledge of Asia by articulating the differences and similarities among their individual cultures, best business practices, legal requirements, and economies.

Cross-Cultural Competence: Awareness of one’s own cultural values and beliefs, an awareness of other cultures, values, and belief systems, and is able to effectively communicate and function in multicultural settings.

Creative Management Foundation: Broad understanding of management principles and the ability to analyze situations to select the best solution or to identify, derive, and deliver a new alternative solution.

Social Responsibility: Ethical behavior in decision making in and beyond the organization within the context of varying cultural constraints. Articulates the necessity for organizations to be environmentally and socially responsible.


Our name

Sol” in Korean means pine tree. Hence, literally, SolBridge means "Pine Tree Bridge".

The pine tree is a symbol of our commitment to on-going, current and relevant education: like the pine tree - evergreen, tall, and adaptable to weather changes. Like the SolBridge International School of Business, the pine tree, which grows everywhere, is truly international. It is the bridge that connects continents and cultures across the global community, much as SolBridge and its graduates are expected to do.


The Woosong Educational Foundation

The Woosong Educational Foundation is the umbrella organization of various educational institutions highly committed to the educational development of South Korea though innovation and specialized knowledge. Through its core values of independence (i.e. spirit of self-reliance), righteousness (i.e. upright mind and moral will), and goodness (i.e. devotion to integrity and practice), it aims at educating the next generation become wise, sincere, and courageous.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Korean

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Campus Full time 2 years March 2017 South Korea Daejeon

The MBA program at SolBridge has been structure to provide a unique blend of strong conceptual foundations and practical skills. Students will be prepared to become well-rounded team players with cross-cultural competencies and a global perspective. Students may specialize in Management, Finance, or Marketing. [+]

The MBA program at SolBridge has been structure to provide a unique blend of strong conceptual foundations and practical skills. Students will be prepared to become well-rounded team players with cross-cultural competencies and a global perspective. Students may specialize in Management, Finance, or Marketing. The MBA program is divided in three parts: Core, Specialization, and Elective. Students are required to complete 48 credit hours over a three or four semesters, and achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in order to graduate. Core courses impart essential business knowledge. Specialization courses provide in-depth knowledge in a functional area. Our graduates will thus have expertise in one functional specialization (i.e. Management, Finance, and Marketing) and will be well-prepared to meet the challenges of a globalized economy. The curriculum provides Elective courses in order to help students develop their soft and analytical skills. MBA 2nd Year Transfer 2nd year transfer students will have a total of 24 credits transferred and must acquire at least 24 credits at SolBridge. Dual Degree (1+1) Program MBA students may obtain two degrees upon graduation, one from SolBridge and one from one of our partner universities under the Dual Degree (1+1) Program. Students complete one year of study at SolBridge and one year at another school. Those who wish to pursue this line of study must follow a specific curriculum that matches the course and credit requirements of SolBridge and that of the partner institution. Please refer to the Dual Degree (1+1) Program Handbook for further details. SolBridge students interested in the 1+1 program are encouraged to prepare in advance and meet all important deadlines. Exchange Opportunities Qualified MBA students have the chance to participate in an exchange study program for one or two semesters at one of our partner universities overseas and have the credits earned transferred back to SolBridge. Students must fulfill the criteria set by both SolBridge and the host university in order to make their outbound experience as memorable and enjoyable as possible. Please refer to the Exchange Opportunities Handbook for further details. Students who wish to participate in an exchange program of study must meet all the important deadlines set by the host university. [-]



Address 300-171 Daejeon, South Korea
Phone +82 42-630-8800