Pusan National University

President: Professor Cha, Jeong-In

Senior International Leader: Professor Moonsuk Yi, Dean of PNU International

Website: www.pusan.ac.kr/eng


Pusan National University (PNU) is the top Korean flagship national university and Asia’s premier comprehensive institution of higher education and a leader in research and teaching. PNU consists of four campuses in Busan and Gyeongnam area, and has two university hospitals providing high-quality medical services to the local community.


Established in May 1946, PNU provides educational opportunities in almost all areas of study and supports the needs of quality higher education in the southeastern region of the country. PNU offers a competitive curriculum in the social sciences, humanities, natural science, engineering, and medicine. PNU offers 115 majors in an undergraduate course and 215 majors in a graduate course.


PNU has been the No. 1 national University in research and educational competency, and its tradition and ability are estimated highly. More than 240,000 PNU alumni have taken responsibility for the development of the communities and the country, and about 36,000 students, 2,300 faculty members are working as one to develop PNU, and institutions based on the principle of truth, freedom, and service.


PNU has embraced academic cooperation agreements with over 530 universities and institutions in 58 countries and regions in the World. In PNU around 2300 international students studying and researching from 98 countries. PNU coordinates professors and researchers, student exchange programs, short-term dispatch programs, and joint research programs.