30 POSTECH Stories

2017

  • 02.10

    2016 POSTECH Commencement Ceremony
    (297 undergraduate, 193 master, and 251 doctoral program students)

  • 02.17

    2017 POSTECH Matriculation Ceremony (310 undergraduate, 93 master, 40 doctoral, and 218 MS-PhD integrated program students)

  • 03.07

    Ranked 3rd in the 2017 Times Higher Education World's Best Small Universities Rankings

  • 03.09

    Ranked 1st in the 2017 Times Higher Education University-Industry Collaboration Rankings

  • 04.03

    Completion ceremony & opening ceremony for the POSTECH Day Care Center

  • 04.06

    Ranked 1st in Korea for 6 consecutive years and 4th among the top 200 universities under 50 years old in the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • 04.10

    Opening ceremony for the POSTECH-Hyosung Industrial Academic Cooperation Center

2016

  • 09.08

    Highest ranked in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, and Chemical Engineering in the 2016 JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings

  • 09.29

    Completion ceremony for PAL-XFEL (3rd in the world)

  • 12.02

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 30th Anniversary of POSTECH

2015

10.20

Ranked 1st in the field of Science and Engineering by JoongAng Ilbo Korean University Rankings 2015

  • 01.30

    C5 Completion Ceremony Held

  • 03.11

    MOU Signed by Max Planck POSTECH/Korea (MPK) and Max-Planck-Institut fur Eisenforschung (MPIE)

  • 04.29

    Ranked 2nd among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education

  • 09.01

    Dr. Doh-Yeon Kim Begins Term of Office as 7th President of POSTECH

  • 10.14

    MOU signed by POSTECH, SNU and KAIST for the co-development and co-application of MOOC contents in science and technology

2014

  • 05.02

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by the Times Higher Education (3 consecutive years)

  • 09.15

    POSTECH Entrepreneurship Center opened (supported by Small & Medium Business Administration)

  • 09.19

    APGC-Lab and a new start-up company(exBrain) opened * APGC is an acronym for the Association of POSTECH Grown Companies

  • 10.06

    Ranked 1st in Joongang Ilbo Korean University Rankings (2 consecutive years)

  • 12.17

    The Pohang Center for Creative Economy & Innovation opened (5th Floor of C5)

2013

  • 02.15

    Tae-Joon Park Institute opened

  • 05.09

    Groundbreaking ceremony for PAL-XFEL

  • 06.20

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by The Times Higher Education (2 consecutive years)

  • 10.07

    Ranked 1st in Joong Ang Ilbo Korean University Rankings 2013

2012

  • 05.31

    Ranked 1st among the top 100 universities under 50 years old by The Times Higher Education

  • 12.01

    Selected as one of the 2012 Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters

2011

  • 12.02

    Unveiling ceremony for the Founding Chairman Tae-Joon Park's statue

  • 12.03

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of POSTECH

2010

  • 03.02

    Bilingual Campus declared

  • 06.14

    Agreement for MPI-POSTECH/Korea Establishment signed

  • 09.16

    Ranked 28th in the World University Rankings by The Times Higher Education

2007

  • 05.30

    National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT) established

2006

  • 04.10

    ‘POSTECH VISION 2020’ declared

  • 12.01

    Commemoration Ceremony for the 20th Anniversary of POSTECH and new University Identity (UI) declaration

2005

  • 09.09

    Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology (GIFT) established

2003

  • 04.25

    Tae-Joon Park Digital Library opened

2002

  • 08.17

    Selected as "Excellent University for Educational Reform" for the 7th consecutive year by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development

2000

  • 02.28

    Pohang Techno Park established jointly with the city of Pohang and POSCO

1998

  • 05.15

    Ranked 1st among Asian science and technology universities by the Asiaweek Magazine

1996

  • 03.21

    School of Environmental Science and Engineering (SEE) established

  • 12.03

    Commemoration Ceremony or the 10th Anniversary of POSTECH

1994

  • 03.01

    Institution's name changed to Pohang University of Science and Technology [POSTECH]

  • 12.07

    Construction of Pohang Light Source completed

1990

  • 02.07

    First commencement of master's degree recipients

1989

  • 03.01

    Department of Life Sciences established

1987

  • 03.05

    First matriculation ceremony

Department : Planning and Budget
Last Modified : 2016-09-12