Institute of the Social Sciences


The Research Institute of Social Science (RISS) at Dongguk University aims to be a catalyst for advanced research by encompassing the wide range of skills and perspectives that are needed to solve complex social problems.


RISS fosters communication and collaboration across the full range of social science disciplines and provides a shared infrastructure for social science research that enables faculty to conduct high-quality studies.


RISS is open to all social scientists. RISS encourages and supports informed social science by developing knowledge networks for the educational and practical needs of social science professionals.