Nobel Laureates and European Prince visit PUST

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) was honoured today by the visit of Nobel Prize-winners Professor Finn Kydland (Economics, 2004; from Norway) Professor Aaron Ciechanover (Chemistry, 2004; Israeli) and Dr Sir Richard Roberts (Medicine, 1993; British). They presented a series of formal lectures and had discussions on their specialist topics with PUST students. The … Read more…

More ALS Lab equipment arrives at PUST

This week, a fluorescence spectrophotometer arrived at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) campus and will soon be used by the students in the Agriculture and Life Sciences (ALS) school. This new laboratory equipment, along with all other laboratory materials and equipment are donated by foreign faculty and staff and foreign supporters. The fluorescence … Read more…

30 New students arrive on campus

Last week, 14 female and 16 male students, enrolled at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). These students recently graduated middle school (equivalent to secondary school in Western countries). This is only the second group of students to immediately attend PUST after middle school graduation. In April 2015, 24 students enrolled at the university directly … Read more…

Support for PUST faculty from Europe

If you are thinking of teaching at PUST, even for short term, then you might be eligible for EU funding. PUST is the local DPRK partner in three EU-funded Erasmus projects, for academic exchanges. The projects fund students from PUST, or other DPRK universities, to go to partner universities in the EU. The projects also … Read more…

104 Students Graduate from PUST

In the third graduate graduation ceremony and second undergraduate ceremony held March 30, 2016, 104 students graduated from Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). PUST is now operating in its sixth year and has just held another graduation ceremony, in which 98 undergraduate students graduated with Bachelor’s of Science degrees from the Schools of … Read more…

Updated Website

Welcome to the updated PUST website! This site will change over the next few months, as we continue work on it by expanding sections and adding content and pictures. Please continue to check back with the site. We do ask that you please be patient with us as we work out all the kinks, especially with … Read more…

PUST following latest sanctions

Due to recent events, questions have arisen about whether PUST will be able to continue to operate under new U.S. sanctions. PUST will continue to legally operate both from a DPRK legal standpoint and from an international standpoint, following all sanctions including the latest U.S. sanctions. Classes for the spring semester (term) began on 7 March … Read more…