Who we are


인사말인사말 Who We AreWho We Are 사업단 활동사업단 활동 사업계획서사업계획서

BK21 Plus Project
  “Social Solidarity and Mutualism”

■ Vision 

Our vision is to train community-oriented scholars and experts who are capable of understanding and analyzing the social condition for the solidary and mutual existence of Korean society. This vision reflects the mission of BK21 Plus Project that cultivates ‘creative talents’ and supports the creation of new knowledge and technology based on the ‘creativity.’


■ Specific Objectives 

1. Objective of Education : Cultivation of Creative, Professional (Academic and Public) and Global Talents
2. Objective of Research : Proposition of Model for the Solidary and  Mutual Existence of Korean Society


Field of Studies

1. Self : Body, Sexuality, Social Psychology, Emotion
2. Network : Social Network, Knowledge, Information, Market, Organization
3. Institution & Culture : State and Civil Society, Social Change and Economic Development, Social Polity



1. Scholarship Programs for Graduate Students

● Scholarships
● (Feed-forward) Incentives

2. Academic Programs

● Symposium
● Data Fair
● Colloquium

3. Co-operative and collaborative Efforts with Overseas Universities and Research Institutes

● Joint Conference with Major Universities : Purdue University, Australian National University, University of Tokyo, Tohoku University, Kobe University, National Taiwan University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Fudan University
● Collaborative Research and Studies: East Asian Data Project (EADP, Japan), Medialab of Sciences Po.(France)

4. Globalization of Graduate Studies

● Global Advisory Program (G.A.P)
● International Internship for Graduate Students :
National Opinion Research Center (NORC, University of Chicago)
Survey Research Lab (SRL, University of Illinois at Chicago)
Center for Korean Research (University of British Columbia)
● Student Exchange Program
America -UC Berkely etc.
Japan – Tohoku University / Tokyo University / Waseda Univeristy etc.
China – Fudan University etc.


■ People  

Faculty   http://sociology.yonsei.ac.kr/en_faculty

Graduate Students   http://sociology.yonsei.ac.kr/en_students 

Ph.Ds on the Market    http://sociology.yonsei.ac.kr/en_phds 


Director : Professor Youm, Yoosik, Ph. D
Department of Sociology, Yonsei University 50 Yeonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-749, Korea

Phone: 82-2-2123-2421
Fax: 82-2-2123-2420
Email: sociobk21@yonsei.ac.kr
Website: sociobk21.yonsei.ac.kr