Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pohang University of Science and Technology (포항공과대학교) is located in Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. Their acronym is POSTECH. They have over 3200 students and more than 250 staff members. Their major fields of study include physics, life science, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, and social sciences. The school was founded in 1986.
Pohang University was founded by a CEO of a major company, POSCO, which worked with iron and steel. The founding president, Dr. Hogil Kim, styled the collage after California's Institute of Technology. The first class of students in 1987 required only four dorm buildings, but the college has grown much, since that humble beginning.
Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Pohang University of Science and Technology is positioned as the #71 top university in the world, which makes it the #3 top university in South Korea. The university's global rank is improved by 10 points from last year.
|University Name||Pohang University of Science and Technology|
|Name in Local Language||포항공과대학교|
|Motto||Integrity, Creativity, and Aspiration|
|Address||San 31, Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea|
|Phone||+82 (54) 279 0114|
|Fax||+82 (54) 279 2099|
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