University of Ulsan

The University of Ulsan (Korean울산대학교) (UOU) was founded on February 19, 1969 as the Ulsan Institute of Technology. The University was promoted to a full-fledged University on March 1, 1985. The university is located in Mugeo-dong, Ulsan, South Korea. The University currently has approximately 10,500 students enrolled.

University of Ulsan
울산대학교
University of Ulsan Seal.jpg
TypePrivate
EstablishedMarch 16, 1970
PresidentYeon Cheon OH[1]
Academic staff
1,016
Students20,798
Undergraduates13,587
Postgraduates1,637
Location,
Websiteulsan.ac.kr
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University of Ulsan
Hangul
울산대학교
Hanja
Revised RomanizationUlsan Daehakgyo
McCune–ReischauerUlsan Daehakkyo

The city of Ulsan has been recognized as the Korean city which was built around the corporate base of the multinational Hyundai conglomerate. Thus, the Hyundai Conglomerate announced its plan to give 40 billion won to assist a variety of university-industry cooperation projects.

AcademicsEdit

Even though it started as Ulsan Institute of Technology, University of Ulsan today offers programs in broad area through 12 colleges. There are 6 different graduate schools including the general Graduate School which offers Master's degrees in 29 different disciplines and Doctorate degrees in 19 different areas of study. In 2007, 12,614 undergraduate students and 1,637 graduate students are enrolled in the university.

Colleges (Undergraduate)Edit

  • College of Humanities
  • College of Social Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Human Ecology
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Music
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Design
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Industry and Management

Graduate SchoolsEdit

  • The Graduate School
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Graduate School of Public Policy
    • Social Welfare
    • Public Policy
  • Graduate School of Industry
    • Energy Management Engineering
    • Industrial Management Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Construction Engineering
    • Architecture &Urban Studies
    • Sports Management
    • Smart IT Convergence Engineering
    • Clinical Nursing
    • International Business English
  • Graduate School of Education
    • Educational Administration
    • Counselor Education
    • Korean Language Education
    • English Language Education
    • Japanese Language Education
    • Chinese Language Education
    • History Education
    • Museum & Arts Education
    • Ethics Education
    • Social Science Education
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Mathematics Education
    • Physical Education
    • Chemistry Education
    • Biology Education
    • Physical Education
    • Home Economics Education
    • Computer Education
    • Nutrition Education
  • Institute of e-Vehicle Technology (was created in 2004 with the support of city of Ulsan and the Korean government.)
    • Vehicle Design
    • Vehicle Manufacturing
    • IT/Mechatronics

World rankingsEdit

University rankings
QS National[2]General 23
ARWU National[3]General 9-10
USNWR National[4]General 12
THE Asia[5]General 96
USNWR Asia[6]General 107
THE World[7]General 501-600
QS World[8]General 511-520
USNWR World[9]General 587
ARWU World[10]Research 301-400
THE World (Young)[11]General/Young 101-150
QS World (50 Under 50)[12]General/Young 71-80

Research InstitutesEdit

A majority of colleges at the University of Ulsan have individual research institutes. The aim of these institutes is to promote research into various academic fields and to publish relevant findings resulting from these investigations. The research institutes provide a link for cooperation between the university, the industry, and the private and public sectors. The University of Ulsan has 15 research institutes.

PresidentsEdit

  • Dr. Kwan Lee, March 1, 1985 - March 15, 1988
  • Dr. Sang-Ju Lee, March 16, 1988 - February 28, 1996
  • Dr. Bon-Ho Koo, March 1, 1996 - March 9, 2000
  • Dr. Moo-Ki Bai, March 10, 2000 - June 30, 2003
  • Dr. Chung-Kil Chung, July 1, 2003 - June 23, 2008
  • Dr. Do-Yeon Kim, September 10, 2008 - March 10, 2011
  • Dr. Cheol Lee, March 11, 2011 – February 28, 2015
  • Dr. Yeon-Cheon Oh, March 1, 2015 – Present

Coordinates: 35°32′33.98″N 129°15′24.21″E / 35.5427722°N 129.2567250°E / 35.5427722; 129.2567250

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://en.ulsan.ac.kr/contents/about/president/message/
  2. ^ "QS South Korea University Rankings 2019". Top Universities. 2019. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  3. ^ World University Rankings - 2019 (2019). "South Korea Universities in Top 500 universities". Academic Ranking of World Universities. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  4. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Search Best Global Universities - US News Education". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  5. ^ "Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings". Times Higher Education. 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  6. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Best Global Universities in Asia - US News Education". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  7. ^ "THE World University Rankings". Times Higher Education. 2020. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  8. ^ "QS World University Rankings". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2020. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  9. ^ U.S.News & World Report (2019). "Best Global Universities - US News". U.S. News & World Report LP. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  10. ^ "Academic Ranking of World Universities". Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 2019. Retrieved August 16, 2019.
  11. ^ "Young University Rankings 2019". Times Higher Education (THE). 2019. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "QS Top 50 Under 50 2020". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2019.