Sogang University was established by the Society of Jesus to provide an education based on Catholic beliefs and inspired by the Jesuit philosophy of education, in conformity with the Korean tradition of education.
Sogang University aims the education of the whole person with love and faith, respect the values on the sense of human dignity and encourage to pursuit and seek for learning with the sincere quest for truth. Through this education, educate the talents who will devote their lives to the development of a humanistic culture and community.
Sogang University, as an educational institution under the guidance of the Society of Jesus, following its tradition that was established by Jesuit universities throughout the world over the last 460 years, aims to provide an education that teaches the veneration of God and understands the true meaning of life.
The education offered at Sogang University aims to form intellectuals with academic excellence and creativity, following the Jesuit tradition that has been pursuing qualitative excellence of education.
Sogang University aims to educate citizens with outstanding leadership abilities, who can contribute to the society and nation with the spirit of devotion, sense of responsibility, mature and integrated characters. Also educate true cosmopolitans who can contribute to the national prosperity and world peace by understanding the current changes of the world at all times, and respond to the changes with critical judgments.
Based on Jesuit Education tradition of 500 years, Sogang University for the last 50 years has shown positive potential for its outstanding education and research within universities in Korea, and so now towards its anniversary of 100 years, becomes extraordinary through Sogang recreation project ‘The Best Jesuit University.’ With the opportunity of the establishment of Namyangju campus and innovation of Sinchon campus, we plan to create new paradigm filled with creative Convergence and experimental Challenge. Through this, nurture global frontier with Creativity for change and Communication for world peace, becoming true knowledge ecosys for Creative Power Plant.