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City Diplomacy Research Center

The City Diplomacy Research Center proactively responds to diverse environmental changes surrounding cities and conducts research on mid- to long-term strategies at a macro level for sustainable development of Seoul. The Center shares good policy practices of the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) and performance of the Seoul Institute (SI) throughout SI’s global network.

Research Areas

City governance for the future through the identification of future

agendas for the city government of Seoul

Interdisciplinary strategy and planning in general

Pilot projects on pressing social issues

Comparative study of global cities around the world

Forging a global research network


World & Cities

'World & Cities' is a seasonal magazine which provides information on urban policies, innovative case studies, and international activities related to policy issues of Seoul.

Position Name Research Area Phone E-mail
Director/Senior Research Fellow Miree Byun Futurology, Information Society, Research Methodology +82-2-2149-1303 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Associate Research Fellow Mun, Inchul Inter-Korean relations, North Korean politics +82-2-2149-1255 이메일 보내기 아이콘
Associate Research Fellow Min-Gyu Lee China's Foreign Policy, Inter-Korean Relations, City Diplomacy, South Korea-China Relations +82-2-2149-1121 이메일 보내기 아이콘