Pusan National University (PNU) (also called Busan National University) is one of the leading national universities in South Korea. The university is one of 10 Flagship Korean National Universities. With Seoul National University (SNU) it is one of the best known universities in Korea. PNU was established in May 1946, which was three months earlier than SNU. The main campus of the university is located in Busan (also called Pusan), South Korea. The university's English name is translated from its former Korean name, "Gungnip Pusan Daehakgyo" (국립 부산 대학교), but the university's name in Korean is now simply "Pusan Daehakgyo" ("Pusan University").
Pusan National University has been continuously ranked among one of Top universities in the world by ARWU World University Ranking and QS Top Universities Ranking. Pusan National University is one of only 10 Korean universities ranked in both ARWU World University Ranking and QS Top Universities Ranking in 2010. , no.6 in Life Science & Medicines <ref name="Life Science &... Read More