Founded in October Juche 35 (1946), the university is a centre of training national cadres and the highest institute of the Juche- oriented education. There are the statues of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman
Kim Jong Il in the campus.
Since its founding the university has produced 100-odd heroes and heroines, thousands of persons with academic degrees or titles.
It has under its control Law College, Finance College, Literature College and Computer Science College, dozens of faculties including economics, history, philosophy, foreign languages and literature, mathematics, physics, atomic energy, chemistry, life science, global environmental science and geology, and scores of institutes.
It also has an e-library, a gymnasium and an indoor swimming pool, which have been built on a modern basis.
The university is promoting cooperation and exchanges with its counterparts around the world. Many students from different countries are studying here.