List of universities in North Korea

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Before North Korea's socialist revolution, there were no universities in North Korea. Now there are more than 300 colleges and universities.[1]

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Name Abbreviation Established Location Ref
Chagang University of Agriculture 1970 Chagang Province [2]
Changsusan University 1969 South Hwanghae Province [2]
Ch'ŏngjin Medical University Ch'ŏngjin
Ch'ŏngjin Mine and Metal University Ch'ŏngjin
Ch'ŏngjin University of Pedagogy No.1 (Oh Joong-heup University) Ch'ŏngjin
Ch'ŏngjin University of Technology Ch'ŏngjin
Chong Jun-taek University of Economics 1960 Kangwon Province [2]
Chongsong University 1946 South Hamgyong Province [2]
Choson University of Physical Education 1958 Pyongyang [2]
Hambuk University 1970 North Hamgyong Province [2]
Hamhŭng University of Education Hamhŭng
Hamhŭng University of Chemical Technology 1947 Hamhŭng [2]
Hamhŭng University of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Hamhŭng
Huichon University of Telecommunications 1958 Huichon [2]
Inpung University 1969 Chagang Province [2]
Institute of Natural Science INS 1967 South Pyongan Province [3]
Kang Gong University 1971 North Hwanghae Province [2]
Karimchon University 1971 Ryanggang Province [2]
Kim Chaek University of Technology KUT 1948 Pyongyang [4][5]
Kim Chol-ju University of Education Pyongyang [6]
Kim Hyung-jik University of Pedagogy
Kim Jong-il University of the Arts
Kim Il-sung Military University Pyongyang
Kim Il-sung University KISU 1946 Pyongyang [5]
Kim Il-sung University of Politics [7]
Kim Je-won University 1960 South Hwanghae Province [2]
Koryo Songgyungwan University
Kumya University 1958 South Hamgyong Province [2]
Kwangje University 1969 North Pyongan Province [2]
Kye Ung-sang University 1959 North Hwanghae Province [2]
Kyongsong University 1948 North Hamgyong Province [2]
Manpung University 1969 North Pyongan Province [2]
Nampo University 1967 Nampo [2]
Ponghwa University 1972 South Pyongan Province [2]
Pyongyang Jang Chol-gu University of Commerce 1970 Pyongyang [5]
Pyongyang Medical University 1948 Pyongyang [8]
Pyongyang University of Agriculture 1981 Pyongyang [5]
Pyongyang University of Architecture Pyongyang
Pyongyang University of Cinematics 1953 Pyongyang [5]
Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies 1949 Pyongyang [2]
Han Duksu Pyongyang University of Light Industry 1959 Pyongyang [2]
Pyongyang University of Mechanical Engineering Pyongyang [2]
Pyongyang University of Medicine Teaching Hospital 1946 Pyongyang [2]
Pyongyang University of Music and Dance 1972 Pyongyang [9]
Pyongyang University of Printing Engineering 1984 Pyongyang [3]
Pyongyang University of Railroad Engineering 1959 Pyongyang [2]
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology PUST 2010 Pyongyang [10]
Pyongyang University of Computer Science PUCS Pyongyang
Rajin University of Marine Transport 1968 Rajin [3]
Ryanggang University 1959 Ryanggang Province [2]
Sariwon Pharmaceutical College of Koryo 1968 Sariwon [2]
Sinuiju University of Light Industry 1982 Sinuiju [2]
Sohae University 1977 Nampo [2]
Songdown University 1971 Kangwon Province [2]
Tonghae University 1959 Kangwon Province [2]
University of Asia 1951 Pyongyang
University of Coal Mining 1968 South Pyongan Province [2]
University of Construction and Building Materials 1959 Pyongyang [5]
University of Fine Arts 1947 Pyongyang [5]
University of Geology 1970 North Hwanghae Province [2]
University of Hydraulics and Dynamics 1959 South Hamgyong Province [2]
University of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering 1959 North Hamgyong Province [3]
University of National Economy 1946 Pyongyang [5]
University of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry 1955 South Pyongan Province [3]
Wonsan Agricultural University 1948 Wonsan [3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Library of Congress country study, see p. 7 for Education and Literacy (Archived March 31, 2013, at WebCite)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag World List of Universities 2016, p. 334.
  3. ^ a b c d e f World List of Universities 2016, p. 335.
  4. ^ https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/36695193.pdf#page=44
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h World List of Universities 2016, p. 333.
  6. ^ Corfield, Justin (1 December 2014). Historical Dictionary of Pyongyang. Anthem Press. p. 77. ISBN 978-1-78308-341-1.
  7. ^ "13th Supreme People's Assembly election compilation". North Korean Economy Watch. 9 March 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Pyongyang Medical University". Nuclear Threat Initiative. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Art Troupes and Institutions". Naenara. Archived from the original on 19 November 2005. Retrieved 2010-05-15.
  10. ^ Corwin, Chris Rogers and Marshall (3 February 2014). "Inside North Korea's Western-funded university". BBC News. Retrieved 1 November 2016.

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