About UOU
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Overview
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UOU at a Glance
 
1970
Ju-yung Chung (Founder of Hyundai Business Group)
Mong-joon Chung, Ph.D. (Vice President of FIFA, A Member of National Assembly, Former President of Hyundai Heavy Industries)

Hyundai Heavy Industries (Legal owner and financial sponsor of the UOU)

Doh-Yeon Kim, Ph.D. (Former Minister of Education, Science and Technology of Korea)

- Kwan Lee, Ph.D. (Former Minister of Science and Technology of Korea)
- Sang Ju Lee, Ph.D. (Former Deputy Prime Minister, Former Presidential Chief of Staff of Korea and
  Former President of the Academy of
Korean Studies)
- Chung Kil Chung, Ph.D. (Current Presidential Chief of Staff of Korea)

- 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

- Faculty: 955 professors
- Students: 12,843 students in 12 colleges and 2,136 students in 6 graduate schools
- International Partners: 95 institutions in 23 countries
- International Students: 350 students from 19 countries

- 1st among 4-year universities in terms of Job Placement, 2006 & 2007
- 1st among 4-year universities in terms of Educational Condition & Output, 2008
- 1st among 4-year universities in terms of Student-Faculty Ratio, 2007
- 3rd among 4-year universities in terms of SCI Articles per Researcher, 2007
- 6th among 4-year engineering-focused universities in overall Ranking, 2008
- 6th among 4-year universities in terms of Scholarship per Student, 2005
- 8th among 4-year universities (272nd worldwide) in terms of SCI Ranking, 2007
- 8th among 4-year universities in terms of Tuition Return Rate, 2005

- Jae Young Ko, Ph. D. (Neurology)

- US $36 million for 4 NURI Projects (NURI: New University for Regional Innovation)
- US $14 million for 5 BK21 Projects (BK21: Brain Korea 21)
- US $12 million for Regional Industry Development Project (Automotive Industry)
- US $5 million for Regional Industry Development Project (Environmental Industry)

- Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering: Sponsored by Hyundai Heavy Industries
  (US $16 million for 5 years)
- Chemical Engineering: Sponsored by KCC (US $13 million for 5 years)
- Medicine: Affiliated with Seoul Asan Medical Center and 6 other Asan Medical Centers across the
  country. (Well-known for performing World-Class Heart Surgeries)

- Ulsan Metropolitan City (7th largest city with a population of 1.1 million)
- Industrial Capital of Korea
- Home of multi-national corporations such as Hyundai Motor Company,
  Hyundai Heavy Industries (the largest shipbuilding company in the world), SK, LG Chemical, S-Oil, etc.
- Largest per Capita GRDP in Korea (about US $40,000)
- Neighboring Cities within 40km (25 miles)
  Kyungju: Capital of Silla Dynasty (57 BC - 935 AD)
  Busan : Second largest city in Korea