How to enroll in Pusan National University?
On July 19, on the basis of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School in the cities of Astana and Almaty passed entrance exams for admission to the Busan National University.
Taking this opportunity, the university representatives told the children and their parents how to enter in one of the best Korean universities.
Sanghyan Kim, Professor of Pusan National University:
— Our university is located in south-east of South Korea where Hyundai, Samsung, LG and other big factories are. Our students can get necessary skills for your country's industry. Korea is well developed country and it has heavy industry. We want to share our experience with your next generation. We can work together, we can make a better future for our next generations, and that's our big purpose.
Pusan National University was established by the national governmentin 1945 in Pusan, Korea's second largest city. Opening with two faculties, the Faculty of Humanites and the Faculty of Fishery, PNU has grown to be a prestigious university standing abreast with world renown university. PNU now comprises 12 colleges, a general graudae school, and 6 professional graduate schools, and contributes to the development of the nation by producing prominent experts and talented leaders.
Busan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul. It is the economic, cultural, and educational center of southeastern Korea, with its port—Korea's busiest and the 10th-busiest in the world[a]—only about 120 miles (190 km) from the Japanese islands of Honshu and Kyushu. Its surrounding "Southeast Economic Zone" (including Ulsan and South Gyeongsang) is now South Korea's largest industrial area.
Busan is divided into 15 major administrative districts and a single county, together housing a population of approximately 3.6 million. The full metropolitan area, including the adjacent cities of Gimhae and Yangsan, has a population of approximately 4.6 million. The most densely built-up areas of the city are situated in a number of narrow valleys between the Nakdong and the Suyeong Rivers, with mountains separating most of the districts. The Nakdong is Korea's longest river and Busan's Haeundae Beach is also the country's largest.
Busan is a center for international conventions, hosting APEC in 2005. It is also a center for sports tournaments in Korea, having hosted the 2002 Asian Games and FIFA World Cup. It is home to the world's largest department store, the Shinsegae Centum City.