The missions and activities

As a leading interdisciplinary research hub, we bridge urban challenges like a modern think tank ...more.

and consist of Five Initiatives.


In conjunction with the founding of Osaka Metropolitan University in 2022, Urban Research Plaza (URP) and Center of Education and Research for Disaster Management (CERD), both of which were formerly organized in Osaka City University, were merged to form "Urban Resilience Research Center (UReC)."

UReC is integrating the research and related activities that URP and CERD have been engaged in, and actively grapple with wide-ranging urban issues.