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Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)

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Ever since its establishment in 1986, POSTECH has stayed true to its role in Korean higher education as a pioneer in science and technology research. Located in the city of Pohang, the campus is home to the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory and minutes away from POSCO, the fourth-largest steelmaking company in the world. POSTECH has come a long way in its short history to become globally recognized as one of Asia's premier universities and among the most selective, highly ranked research universities in Korea. The founding principle behind POSTECH's establishment lies in providing a student-centered education in a highly collaborative and intimate academic community. The university is made up of 11 departments and 22 graduate programs. POSTECH provides the highest educational investment and the most per-student scholarship support in Korea, allowing talented students from all economic backgrounds the opportunity to obtain a POSTECH education.

Country Korea
School name Pohang University of Science And Technology (POSTECH)
City Pohang
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Department of Mathematics, Department of, Physics Department of ChemistryLife Sciences Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Industrial & Management, Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering Department of Computer Science & Engineering Department of Chemical EngineeringCreative , Department of IT Engineering, The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Mathematics, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Materials Science
& Engineering, Department of Mechanical
Engineering, Department of Electrical
Engineering, Department of Industrial and
Management Engineering, Department of Computer Science
and Engineering, Department of Chemical
Engineering, Department of Creative IT
Engineering (CiTE), Division of Advanced
Materials Science (AMS), Division of Integrative Biosciences
and Biotechnology (IBB), Division of IT Convergence
Engineering (ITCE), Division of Advanced Nuclear
Engineering, School of Environmental
Science and Engineering, School of Interdisciplinary
Bioscience and Bioengineering, Technology Innovation
& Management (TIM), Graduate School for Wind
Energy (GWE), Graduate School of Engineering
Mastership, Graduate School for
Information Technology, Graduate Institute of Ferrous
Technology (GIFT), POSTECH Ocean Science and
Technology Institute (POSTI),
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Private
Language used in the class Korean, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1986
The number of students (Undergraduate) 1,306
The number of students (Graduate) 2,124
Test required for admission Document screening, interview and oral exam
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 301-400
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 107
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 60
Address 77 Cheongam-Ro. Nam-Gu. Pohang. Gyeongbuk. Korea
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