Geumgang University is a South Korean Buddhist university with a residential college model, located in the countryside next to Gyeryong Mountain, between Nonsan and Daejeon, Republic of Korea. The campus is within the administrative boundaries of Nonsans Sangwol-myeon district. The university is operated by the Cheontae Buddhist sect headquartered at Guinsa.The university was founded in 2004. Despite its Buddhist affiliation, students of any (or no) religion are equally accepted. For all students who maintain a 3.0 GPA average, there is no tuition fee, and housing is provided free of charge. Geumgang University is a residential college. It is a full residential college in that, unlike most universities in Korea, 100% of students live on-campus.In 2016, courses were offered in the following subjects:School of Buddhist Studies & Social Welfare,School of International Trade & Public Administration,School of Social Studies,Information Science,The student body is primarily undergraduates. There is a PhD program available only in the School of Buddhist Studies & Social Welfare. As a research institute concentrating on natural sciences and asserting that it is performing leading international research, it is essential for PSI to provide an innovative infrastructure and adequate material resources to enable this. Nevertheless, it is our staff the brains behind the machines who ensure our success. For us, our main asset is the outstanding skills, experience and motivation of our staff. This is why education is an extremely important issue for us. The interest in scientific or technical education must be awakened at an early stage. The PSI (together with the other research institutes of the ETH Domain EMPA, EAWAG and WSL promotes young talents also through common projects with the Swiss Youth research foundation "Schweitzer Jug end borscht" and is a sponsor of this foundation Paul Scherer Institute PSI develops, builds and operates large, complex research facilities and makes them available to the national and international research community. The institutes own key research priorities are in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether PSI employs 2000 people, thus being the largest research institute in Switzerland. The annual budget amounts to approximately CHF 370 million. PSI is part of the ETH Domain, with the other members being the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, ETH Zurich and EPFL Lausanne, as well as Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), Empa (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology) and WSL (Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research.