Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech)

100 UNDER 50

2013
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Pohang, Republic of Korea

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    75.0
  • Teaching
    71.4
  • International outlook
    28.8
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    74.9
  • 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.