Bronze League
Pusan National University

Republic of Korea

University of Busan, Busan Daehakro 63 beongil, 2, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea

395 World
rank
10 Country
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Foundation year:
1946
Short name:
PNU
Type:
National
Students:
24930
Faculty:
1270
Faculty/Students Ratio:
20
:
1
Web-site:
www.pusan.ac.kr
Region:
Asia
Location:
Busan, Yangsan, Miryang
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 395 48.047
Teaching 445 43.471
Research 387 47.226
International Diversity 513 32.931
Financial Sustainability 152 76.835
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 421 39.208
Research Perfomance Rankings 519 35.330
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TEACHING
World Rank: 445
Country rank: 10
Score: 43.471
League: Copper League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 387
Country rank: 8
Score: 47.226
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 513
Country rank: 11
Score: 32.931
League: World League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 152
Country rank: 9
Score: 76.835
League: Golden League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Pusan National University is a national university located in Busan, the gateway to the Pacific Rim and home to Korea`s largest port. PNU has fortified its position as the central university in comprehensive research, with specialization in marine transportation, harbors, finance, machinery, shipbuilding, medicine, bio-medical sciences, nano sciences, and bio-sciences. In particular, PNU has opened an era of multiple campuses, based on its five campuses in Busan, Yangsan, Miryang, Ami, and Naei, and has completed Phase 1 of the Yangsan Campus Development Project for building a hub of advanced medicine.

Mission Statement

Truth - Contribute to academic and human development by pursuing truth and facilitating academic development, through the best education and research. Freedom - Safeguard freedom, the foundation for life, and develop mature, creative graduates who can actively contribute to the development of the nation and all of humanity. Service - Nurture the scholars and experts who will work for development of the community, the nation, and all of humanity. Offer diverse services for social and national development.