Overview of the Seoul Institute

Objective of the Foundation

The Seoul Development Institute was established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government(SMG) in 1992 and was renamed as the Seoul Institute(SI) on August 1st, 2012. The Seoul Institute’s goal is to establish a medium- to long-term vision for Seoul and propose social policies on welfare, culture, education, and industries and urban management policies on city planning, transportation, safety and the environment. SI’s primary objective is to improve municipal administration through professional research, improve the quality of life in Seoul, and reinforce and sustain the competitiveness of Seoul.

The Main Tasks

1. SI's researchers support the policy-making processes of the municipal administration.
2. Conduct intensive research for the municipal administration on a variety of policy issues
3. Research and information exchanges and cooperation whith related domestic and foreign research institutes

History
HISTORY-You can check the History of the Seoul Institute of 
2010's(2010년대)
  • 2017.04.28 Seo Wang-jin was inaugurated as the 15th President
  • 2014.08.20 Kim Soo-hyun was inaugurated as the 14th President
  • 2012.07.26 Renamed as the Seoul Institute
  • 2012.02.17 Lee Chang-hyon was inaugurated as the 13th President
  • 2011.01.28 Kim Sang-beom was inaugurated as the 12th President
2000's(2000년대)
  • 2007.11.05 Jeong Mun-geon was inaugurated as the 11th President
  • 2007.01.15 Je Ta-ryong was inaugurated as the 10th President
  • 2005.08.26 Kang Man-su was inaugurated as the 9th President
  • 2003.01.27 The complex was relocated to Seocho-dong
  • 2002.08.26 Paek Yong-ho was inaugurated as the 8th President
1990's(1990년대)
  • 1999.10.18 Gwon Won-yong was inaugurated as the 7th President
  • 1998.08.06 Gang hong-bin was inaugurated as the 6th President
  • 1997.02.01 Seo Jun-ho was inaugurated as the 5th President
  • 1996.06.10 Lee beon-song was inaugurated as the 4th President
  • 1996.02.10 Lee beon-song was inaugurated as the 3rd President
  • 1994.09.23 Jeong Se-uk was inaugurated as the 2nd President
  • 1992.10.01 The Seoul Development Institute launched
  • 1992.09.23 Choi Sang-chol was inaugurated as the 1st President
  • 1992.07.14 Approval of establishment of foundation
  • 1992.01.15 Promulgation of the Ordinance on the Promotion of the Seoul Development Institute