The Asan Medical Center(AMC) and World-class Bio-Medical Science
Our Asan Medical Center(AMC) tops the Korean hospitals in research and practice, and its worldwide reputation goes hand-in-hand with strong bio-medical science at the University of Ulsan.
The University of Ulsan is a leading Korean university in bio-medical science with a top-ranked medical college, cooperative hospitals, and strong research foundation in biology and related natural sciences. The medical college and its cooperative medical institution, the Asan Medical Center(AMC), established respectively in 1988, are ranked 5th among hundreds of medical institutions in Korea. They provide diverse training programs to students to improve their competence in knowledge and practice. Prof. Lee Sung-gyu, one of the most prestigious doctors in the world in liver transplant surgery, and Prof. Park Seung-jung, master of cardiovascular intervention, and many other world-renowned medical doctors are serving for the medical college and the Asan Medical Center(AMC).
The superb medical research and education facilities at the University of Ulsan is also backed by the strong research potential in biological sciences. The department of biological science tops the Korean universities in research and education, accomplishing a number of national R&D projects such as the BK21, SRC, University for Creative Korea, and other Bio-Medical technology development projects.
The University of Ulsan now is positioned as the leader in bio-medical sciences in Korea. It has been recognized as the leading bio-medical startup university in 2017 by the Ministry of Education, Korea, in consortium with the Asan Medical Center(AMC) and the Ulsan National Institute of Technology (UNIST).