Inbound Experience

Welcome to the KUBS Student Exchange Program KUBS has 102 Partner Universities in 29 Countries (as of Spring 2019)

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Global Initiative Korea University Business School

KUBS History

1905First Commerce Department in Korea
1953First MS/Ph.D. program in Korea
1963First Evening MBA (Korea MBA) in Korea
1994First Global Internship Program in Korea
2003First Executive MBA program in Korea
2006First Full-Time MBA Programs (Global MBA, Finance MBA) in Korea
2007Accreditations from AACSB (2005) and EQUIS (2007)
2008Tri-University Collaboration Program (S3 Asia MBA: Fudan-NUS-KU)
2010Re-accreditations from AACSB and EQUIS
2011First Business School in Korea to be ranked in the UTD Top 100 Business School Rankings

2nd re-accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS

Academic member of CEMS alliance in Korea


Founding of KUBS Worldwide University Business Research Rankings

Opening of KUBS Startup Institute

2017Asia Tri-lateral Seminar (KUBS-Hitotsubashi-PHBS)

KUBS Achievements

  • Dual International Accreditations

    First education in Korea accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS

  • Faculty Size

    82 full-time faculty members (largest in Korea at the college level)

  • Ranked 20th in Financial Times Top 100 Executive MBA Rankings 2017 (1st in Korea)
  • Ranked 47th in Business & Management, 46th in Accounting & finance in 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject.
  • Ranked 98th in 2018 Best Global Universities Rankings: Economics and Business Area (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Ranked 68th in THE World University Rankings 2018 by Subject (1st in Korea)
  • Ranked 120th in the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
  • No. 1 MBA in Korea for 5 consecutive years (2013-2017, Hankyung Business Assessment by HR Managers from the Top 200 Domestic Companies)
  • Ranked No. 1 Business School in Korea for 10 consecutive years (2008-2017, Hankyung Business Survey of HR managers from the Top 200 companies)
  • Ranked No.1 among Korean private universities in producing the largest number of CEOs in Top 500 companies (2018, CEO score)
  • KUBS, Top-Ranked Business School in The 2018 University Rankings By Korea JoongAng Daily

KUBS Student Body

(As of 2018 Fall semester)
Programs TargetSegments Total No.of Students No. of International Students
Undergraduate Degree (BBA) Top-level high school graduates 2253 521
Academic Graduate Degree Programs MS 4 Year college graduates 107 29
Ph.D. Master graduates 28 2
MS & Ph.D. Integrated Unified course of the master’s and the doctor’s 8 1
Professional Graduate Degree Programs Full-time S³ Asia MBA Mid-level managers in Korea, China, and Singapore 50 28
GMBA & CEMS Mid-Level managers 64 23
Finance MBA Prospective finance industry experts 30 0
Part-time Korea MBA Part-time (Evening) MBA 373 2
Executive MBA Senior managers 96 2