Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

James Chin-Kyung Kim is a South Korean-American who set up a university in North Korea. From 2009,
Kim, who had emigrated from South Korea to the United States in the 1970s, had been a frequent visitor to Pyongyang over the years in pursuit of what, to many, seemed at best a quixotic cause. He wanted to start an international university in Pyongyang, with courses in English, an international faculty, computers, and Internet connections for all the students. 
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) is the first private university in North Korea.

It is most impressive that Kim has been able to do this after he was held in a North Korean prison as a spy.

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