May 25, 2024
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37 North Korean universities open departments focusing on IT, engineering: media

DPRK to also establish 11 senior secondary schools with specialized IT courses, party daily says

Universities across North Korea have opened over 80 departments since April, the country's ruling party daily reported on Tuesday, offering a range of new courses specializing in, among other subjects, information security, robotics, and engineering.

According to the Rodong Sinmun in a front-page article entitled “Education System is Being Completed," 37 universities established a total of 85 departments and implemented corresponding courses.

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