The long road to higher education in North Korea

The long road to higher education in North Korea (…) The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (…) promises to be an centre of open international scholarship in a country that has closed itself off from the world for several decades running, will open the doors to its first few hundred students on 1 April (…) The North Korean government formally blessed PUST last year, and Kim, a South Korean who also holds citizenship in the United States, China and North Korea, will serve as its first president. With support from both Korean governments, PUST represents a step toward reconciliation (…) (http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbeyond/2010/02/the_long_road_to_higher_educat_1.html)