Kim Il-sung Military University

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Coordinates: 39°0′7″N 125°40′0″E / 39.00194°N 125.66667°E / 39.00194; 125.66667

Kim Il-sung Military University
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TypeMilitary academy
Established25 October 1956
School districtMangyongdae district
Kim Il-sung Military University
Revised RomanizationKim Il-seong gunsajonghab daehak
McCune–ReischauerKim Il-sŏng kunsa chonghap taehak

Kim Il-sung Military University (also known as Kim Il-sung Military Academy) is a university located in Mangyongdae-guyok, North Korea. Founded in 1948 and named after Kim Il-sung, the school is a post-secondary educational institution for officers in the Korean People's Army. It is the most prominent military academy in North Korea.

The current president of the university is not known.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]


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  3. ^ "Kim Yo Jong". North Korea Leadership Watch. May 6, 2016. Archived from the original on February 13, 2019. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  4. ^ VMAR Kim Yong Chun, North Korea Leadership Watch.
  5. ^ "Profiles of Presidium and Members of Political Bureau", KCNA, 29 September 2010.