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THE FIRST UNIVERSITY IN BUSAN BECAME A LEADING GLOBAL UNIVERSITY IN THE COUNTRY
Pukyong National University was founded in 1996. It is the first national university in Busan area to successfully integrate the National Fisheries University of Busan, built in 1941 as the fist fisheries institute of advanced learning, and the Busan National University of Technology, built in 1924 as the first institute of modern engineering technology.
In the ups and downs of Korean modern history and unparalleled economic success, PKNU has always trained and produced many talented professionals who are committed to developing the country and the society, providing a direction and a role model for the future of Korea’s national university.
PKNU ranked top in employment rate among the national universities of the admission Group A in 2015, and took top place in the CWTS Leiden Ranking, life science category in 2014 and biomedicine category in 2015, among the universities across the country. Also boasting the highest number of papers published in 2015, the University is in the top ranks of university’s size, entrance exam score, and employment rate.
PKNU also leads university’s specialization and globalization. UN’s World Fisheries University is planned to move into the Daeyeon Campus, and 30 government-funded projects, including the Initiative for College of Humanities’ Research and Education (CORE), the Specialized College of Korea (CK), the College of Lifelong Learning, the Leading University for Startup Business, and the Ocean & IT Convergence Bionics Technology Development and Research, are on the way.
Seven colleges - humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, business administration, engineering, fisheries science, and environmental and marine sciences and technology, lifelong learning- and graduate schools, five special graduate schools, and two professional graduate schools are located on four campuses: Daeyeon (359,509㎡), Yongdang (323,864㎡), Gijang (67,320㎡), Goseong (16,892㎡). PKNU accepts 3,500 new students every year, and a total of 25,000 students enjoy campus life with 600 professors. The school also has strong network of 190,000 alumni in and outside the country, including Chairman of Dongwon Kim Jae-chul. In PKNU, 1,252 foreign students from 68 countries study with various learning programs, enhancing the reputation of the University as a global educational institution.
PKNU always creates new values based on the research and quality education, and the values change the world for the better.