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aSSIST ranked 23rd in Ethical Value sector and 31st in Student Mobility and Openness sector for WURI ranking 2020

December 10, 2020

The Seoul Business School has been selected as one of the most innovative universities by the World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) rankings released in 2020. WURI annually ranks universities that demonstrate exceptional creative and innovative programs and make significant contributions to enhancing research and higher education.

Seoul Business School was ranked by WURI as among one of the best universities in the world, along with Stanford, MIT, and Harvard with Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, Ecole, and IEDC-Bled School of Management, and others. WURI's rankings do not consider traditional reputation or popularity matrices. Instead, it focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship, social responsibility, and transparency.

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Stay Strong Campaign

August 7, 2020

South Korea launched a Stay Strong social media campaign supporting the global fight against COVID-19. The Stay Strong Campaign calls for collective action from social media users to join South Korea in a coordinated effort encouraging resilience among members of the global community. Vice-president Choi, Yong-Ju decided to join the campaign by sharing his own sentiments endorsing this movement on behalf of aSSIST University. You can make your own logo here:


Digital Innovation in the Era of COVID-19 Seminar with CKGSB

July 10, 2020

aSSIST University and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) are offering a specially online seminar on the topic of Digital Innovation in the era of COVID-19 by esteemed professors from both universities. The 5-week seminar will be held twice a week with live Korean interpretation service from July 20th to August 17th. For details, visit:

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Seoul Business School Ranked in the Top 30 Most Innovative Universities in the World by WURI

June 22, 2020

Seoul Business School at aSSIST University wasranked among the top 30 universities by the World Universities of Real Impact (WURI). The WURI Ranking Evaluation Committee (Chairman Moon, Hwy Chang, Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University Graduate School of International Competitiveness) released it's list of the top 200 universities in the world based on factors such as innovation, ethics, social change, applied research, student exchange, and entrepreneurship on June 11th. See the full news article here:

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Finland Launches Free Online AI Crash Course

June 18, 2020

Finland has launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence with the aim of educating its citizens about the new technology. The European nation is made the six week program available for anyone to take ( with more than 1 percent of the Nordic nation’s 5.5 million citizens signing up. aSSIST University and Aalto University (Finland) have also added an AI track to their dual-degree EMBA (

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17th Annual Yoonkyung SM Forum for CEOs

May 16, 2020

The Industrial Policy Research Institute's (IPS) at aSSIST University will host the 17th Annual Yoonkyung SM Forum online via Zoom on May 22. This years theme is 'Stakeholder Capitalism' and CEOs are encouraged to attend this networking event. The Yunkyung SM Forum was launched in '03 and is a voluntary gathering of executives that believe in ethical and sustainable management. During the event, corporate representatives make an ethical pledge to strengthen their commitment to action. A total of 1,000 executives have participated in the forum so far. To join visit:

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South Korea's aSSIST Business School Reports on New Digital Face-to-Face Opportunities for Post-COVID-19 Education

April 22, 2020

According to Dr. Kim, the Academic Vice President of aSSIST University, in his article (link below), South Koreans have adopted the word "non-face-to-face" to describe the digital lifestyle, and this word is sweeping society as the invisible virus spreads and disables many daily activities throughout the country. In banks, there are non-face-to-face account authentications, companies are using digital marketing strategies, while schools have transitioned to online lectures; there are even non-face-to-face shareholders meetings inside corporations....

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Prof. Kim Moon Soo Appointed Vice President of Academics and Operations

March 19, 2020

aSSIST University President Kim Tae Hyun was appointed Prof. Kim Moon Soo as Vice President of Academics and Operations. Prof. Kim Moon Soo is currently the Chair of aSSIST University AI Crypto MBA program. He is the founder of many successful startup tech companies and holds degrees from Seoul National University, CKGSB and aSSIST University.