Professor Sung-Jo Park, Recipient of the Federal Cross of Merit: Bundesverdienstkreuz awarded by the Federal President of Germany
.1955-1964: Majoring in Economics, Political Science, and Modern History at Seoul National University, Wuerzburg University and Free University Berlin
.1963: Ph.D , Free University Berlin;1963-1964: Postdoc in Development Economics at University of Paris; 1973: Habilitation at Social Science Faculty, Ruhr University Bochum ;1973-1977: Associate Professor in Development Economics and Policy, Ruhr University Bochum; 1978-: Full Professor of East Asian Economics (East Asian Center) and Political Science(Faculty of Political and Social Science), Free University Berlin assuming life-long professorship (C4);Visiting Professorship at Harvard University, Tokyo University, Seoul National University, Yanbian University of Science and Technology China
.1982-1990: Founder, President of the Euro Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) ; 1994-2001: Founder and Executive Secretary of the Global University Network (NEWS)
Advisory service for Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Siemens VDO Halla, Samsung, Kia, Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA), Denso (Toyota), EU Institute of Japan, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA). Publications: more than (co-)authored and (co-) edited 70 books in English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese, Serbian, Italian, and Korean include “Strategies towards Globalization” (Books on Demand 2002), ‘Asia and Europe in the New Global System” (Palgrave 2003),”Economic Cooperation and Integration in Northeast Asia” (LIT Berlin 2006), “System Transformation in Comparative Perspective” (LIT Berlin 2007), “Megatrend University in Serbia, A Model Case of Capacity Building in System Transformation”, (LIT Berlin 2013). Further Co-Editor in Chief of the Electronic Journal “Discourses on Globalization”. Formerly member of the editorial board for the following journals: The Pacific Review (Oxford University), Social Science Japan (University of Tokyo), Asia Business & Management (Palgrave:Euro Asia Management Studies Association), Euro Asia Management Journal (University of Macau), Asia Europe Journal (ASEF), e-journal of International Relations (JANUS-net), Lisboa Portugal.