The Ministry of Education andHuman Resource Developmentannounced the results of the metropolitanarea university specialization supportwork. The University of Seoul (UOS)had pointed out that the budget is concentratedon overseas programs.
At first,UOS hoped to be supported with 1,410million Won as the secondary work budget,but UOS will be supported with1,280 million Won, which is a cut of 130million Won. UOS was selected as theBest University of Urban ScienceSpecialization; therefore, UOS hopes toreceive 5,480 million Won from thisyear to 2009, 1,410 million Won eachyear.
The Ministry of Education andHuman Resource Development plan toreflect on next year’s assessment. Theyalso announced that they would providea total of 37.1 billion to 28 subjects and19 universities. In this assessment, thegovernment cut assistance by 11%.Assistance to UOS was cut by 9%.