Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech)

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
61.1
Teaching ?
52.7
International outlook ?
36
Industry income ?
100
Research ?
49.3
Citations ?
84.4

"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.