South Korea

Located in Daejeon, the research and development capital of South Korea, the SolBridge International School of Business is a top business school dedicated to producing global, socially responsible, and cross-culturally competent business leaders.

All classes are taught in English (apart from language courses) and are balanced between theory and practice through immersion programs, special lectures, workshops, and internships.

Program Highlights:

  • Students are provided intensive exposure to a chosen management topic through lectures, workshops, and seminars conducted by local and global experts.
  • Includes cultural activities such as site visits, music, drama, history, language, and food.
  • Technological site visits to venues such as Samsung, LG, SK Telecom and others are also available.
  • Students live in an international dormitory where they can meet people from a variety of cultures.
  • Business internships give students the chance to receive guidance from experienced people in the corporate world

Program Details

  • GPA Requirement: 2.8 (UG), 3.0 (Grad)
  • School of Management Sophomore and Junior UGs; Graduate Students
Application Deadlines
  • Spring Semester (March-June): Mid-November
  • Fall Semester (August-December): Mid-May
Courses of Study

The SolBridge Program is an English-taught program intended for students interested in Business.  Students in the BBA Program specialize in one form of business and a foreign language.  A complete overview of the program can be found on the SolBridge website.

Costs and Financial Aid

Students pay Nazareth University tuition and retain their full Nazareth financial aid packages (excluding work study).

Living Accommodations

Most international students choose to live in one of the SolBridge residence halls or studio apartments. All students are matched up with a roommate from a different country. Breakfast and utilities are included in the price of the residence hall during the Fall and Spring semesters. Students are responsible for arranging and paying for room and board.

Travel Visa and Other Documents

Once you have been accepted to the program, SolBridge will contact you with visa application procedures.

About Daejeon

Daejeon is the 5th largest city in South Korea with a population of about 1.5 million people (2010). Only an hour from Seoul by hi-speed train, the city is home to 18 universities, uncluding the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and SolBridge International School of Business. Several important research institutes are based in the city. Daejeon is surrounded by mountains, parks, and hot springs as well as several art museums and zoos. SolBridge is located in the heart of the city and students can walk use the subway to access Daejeon's many shopping centers, movie theaters, restaurants, and cultural events.


Liam Connolly '12

As a Fulbright scholar, Liam taught English and coached soccer in Mokopo. Upon graduating, he was offered a position as an Executive Assistant to work directly with the Fulbright staff in Seoul.

At A Glance

Semester: Fall, Spring

Featured Majors: International Business, Accounting, Management, Economics, Marketing, Communications

Program Level: UG & Graduate

Language Requirement: None

Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.8