Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech)

WORLD RANK

2012-13
50

Pohang, Republic of Korea

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    69.4
  • Teaching
    63.9
  • International outlook
    28.8
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    63.9
  • Citations
    88.2

"You cannot import talent," said the chairman of the Pohang Iron and Steel Company on setting up Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) in 1986. Today, this private research academy, with strong links to industry, has nearly 3,100 students and more than 350 scholars on its 378-acre wooded campus in south-east Korea. It also boasts an Institute for Intelligent Robotics.