As one of the leading sociology departments in Korea, our program has long been recognized as its excellence in education and research since its inception in 1998. With celebrated and established faculty members in their respective fields, our program provides a wide-range of sociological perspectives, particularly in the areas of class, labor, culture, gender, sexuality, health, welfare politics, and social movements. Supported by the Brain Korea 21 program of the National Research Foundation of Korea since 2006, not only have we maintained our reputation in both undergraduate and graduate training, but we have also been able to establish extensive international networks for academic and educational cooperation over the past years. Excellent opportunities that Sociology at CAU provides include:
  • Top-tier training by respected sociologists in Korea
  • Financial support for graduate students by the Brain Korea 21 PLUS program
  • Ranked in the group of 101-150 in the QS World University Rankings by subject, 2015
  • Extensive and expanding global networks for academic cooperation with Japan, China, and other major countries in Asia, Europe and North America
  • Regular international symposiums, colloquiums, and guest lectures by world-renowned scholars