The University of Seoul is a municipal public university in Seoul,
South Korea. UOS is famous in South Korea for a large number of
alumni working as national or municipal government officials. UOS is
specialized in urban science and has top-tier programs environmental
engineering, taxation, transportation engineering, urban planning
and design, landscape architecture, and urban administration.
UOS is a public university funded and supported by the Seoul
Metropolitan Government. Academic programs of UOS have been set to
support necessities of the Seoul Metropolitan Government. Hence, UOS
functions as a think-tank in formulating and supporting the major
policy goals of the Seoul Metropolitan Government, along with basic
research and education. UOS has a goal of becoming an international
center for the urban sciences.