Year of foundation: 1946
Approx. number of students: 26,500
MCI partner since: 2020
Busan (formerly Pusan) is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants. It is the economic, cultural and educational center of southeastern South Korea. Its port is Korea's busiest and the fifth-busiest in the world and is located only about 190 kilometers from the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Honshu.
Busan is called the summer capital of Korea since it attracts tourists from all over the country to its six beaches.
Pusan National University (PNU), also called Busan National University, is one of ten national Universities of South Korea.
Founded in 1946, PNU is known as the second best national university in South Korea. It is famous for its Engineering departments including Mechanical Engineering.