PNU, the true university that lives up to the values of truth, freedom and service, is creating a new value system based on a humanitarian spirit and its insights on the trends of the times. PNU provides and realizes a future vision for society through academic research and HR development, contributing to the development of humanity and society.
The Hall of Truth
PNU pursues truth, and conducts education and research for academic advancement based on imagination and creativity. It is securing global competitiveness as a true university that represents Korea, while developing talents with creativity and extensive knowledge, who have insights on the times and are actively engaged in their communities and society as a whole.
The Cradle of Freedom
PNU safeguards freedom, the fundamental value of life, and pursues truth and education based on a spirit of co-prosperity, cooperation and harmony with the community. It is a true university that fosters mature individuals with creative and active attitudes and capabilities that can serve the development of the country and humankind.
The Birthplace of Services
A university needs to explore knowledge and education based on freedom and truth, and provide various humanitarian services for the development of society and the country. PNU is a true university, as it fosters talents eager to engage in the services required by the society, and operates volunteer activity systems for social development, lifelong education and re-education at the university level.
Purpose of Education
As a true university that represents Korea, PNU aims to foster capable talents who can teach and study in-depth academic theories and methods of applications based on the national educational philosophy of Korea and PNU’s spirit of truth, freedom and service, while contributing to development of the country and society. To this end, PNU defines the ideal PNU talents as follows:
Ideal Talents of PNU
- Creative, educated individuals who develop original knowledge and information based on insights on the trends of society and the times
- Open-minded, educated individuals who respect freedom to pursure thuth and cultural diversity
- True, educated individuals who use their knowledge to serve the country and society
- Capable experts armed with global knowledge and professional expertise
- Leader in the development of talents with creativity and extensive knowlwdge
- World-Class research organization in specialized areas
- The university with the most signiicant social contributions
Education: Development of Global Leaders with Extensive Knowledge
- Reinforcement of elective courses to acquire extensive knowledge
- Development of the 7+1 global educational curriculum
- Reinforcement of major courses for the convergence of knowledge
Research: Global and Specialized Research
- Reinforcement of convergence research
- Advancement of the research environment and globalization
- Specialization and increase of areas with leadership
Campus: Campus serving for the local community
- Development of Busan Campus as a place for local residents
- Development of dynamic Ami/Yangsan Campus
- Development of Miryang Campus as a place for the local community