Kim Sung Chan
President of Kim Il Sung University and Minister of Higher Education
Kim Il Sung University, which has great pride and prestige because it bears the name of President Kim Il Sung and is the alma mater of Chairman Kim Jong Il, is now entering a new stage of its development under the careful guidance of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un.
Over the last seventy years, it has played a pivotal role in the training of national cadres and scientific and technical personnel of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The teaching staff of the university are now making strenuous efforts to improve the educational conditions and environment as well as the teaching content and methods, and especially to develop the university into a research-oriented one with a full integration of education, scientific research and production.
Kim Il Sung University will seek an active exchange and cooperation with universities and institutions of different countries of the world in order to fulfill its responsibility in the development of education and science of the world.
The correct leadership of the Workers' Party of Korea and the socialist educational system provide a firm guarantee for the university to successfully perform its mission and duty as the university of the great leaders and as the university of the people.
Kim Il Sung University will, in the future, too, uphold the Juche-oriented educational ideas and theories of President Kim Il Sung, Chairman Kim Jong Il and the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un as its invariable guiding principles and stand in the vanguard of the struggle to realize the plan of the Workers' Party of Korea for building a talent power.