Kim Il Sung University ?? – This is North Korea’s most prestigious seat of higher learning and the first government-run university to launch a website on the global Internet. The site includes a history of the university, areas of study, an outline of some of the research being carried out, the university’s buildings and foreign exchange programs.
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ?? – A South Korean-funded university in Pyongyang. PUST is staffed by foreign professors and educates elite North Korean students in subjects including computer science. Many of the lecturers come from a Christian background although religion is not taught at the school. It was the subject of Kim Suki’s “Without You, There is No Us.”
Korean Association of Social Studies ?? – A North Korean association that promotes the study of juche — the theory of self reliance that is one of the founding beliefs of the country’s political system.