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Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

Basic Information

Name of University Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) Year of Establishment 1986.12.03
National/Public/Private Private IEQAS* University YES
Website http://www.postech.ac.kr/eng/ Website for Language Institute http://poslec.postech.ac.kr/
* International Education Quality Assurance System
Number of international students
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 43 24 21 0 0 88
Number of students and professors
Professors Professor/ Associate professor Assistant professor/ Full-time lecturer Adjunct professor/ Visiting professor Part-time lecturer Etc. Total
Number of professors 231 52 8 8 149 448
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 327 330 1,428 1,349 0 3,434

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Availability Yes
Name of course Korean Language Program
Quota 15
Period of study during semester
Qualifications All International students
Tuition fee per semester($)
montly fee($)
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship RA/TA assistantship
Coverage of scholarship 100%
Amount of scholarship offered MS: 1,243,500 KRW/month
Qualifications
Available to graduate students who are selected as teaching or research assistants by their advisors.
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Name of scholarship RA/TA assistantship
Coverage of scholarship 100%
Amount of scholarship offered Ph.D: 1,520,000 KRW/month
Qualifications
Available to graduate students who are selected as teaching or research assistants by their advisors.
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Name of scholarship Settlement Allowance for Internationals
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered USD 1,300~2,800
Qualifications
Eligible to incoming international graduate students from the outside of Korea and specially separated from the other internal scholarships.
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Name of scholarship POSCO Asia Fellowship
Coverage of scholarship
Amount of scholarship offered
Qualifications
- Those who have Asian nationality
- Scholarship duration: 2 years
- Tuition fees & Cost of living (KRW 700,000/Month)
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Dormitory Support
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity
Dormitory monthly fee($) average KRW 216,000
Qualifications unmarried
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity
Dormitory monthly fee($) KRW 200,000/head/month
Qualifications 미혼자
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity
Dormitory monthly fee($) KRW 549,000
Qualifications married
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Availability Yes
Dormitory capacity
Dormitory monthly fee($) KRW 250,000/head/month
Qualifications married
Department in charge Admissions / Staff in charge : Hyoshin SOH / Staff email : hyoshin@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82542793782 / Fax number : 82542793725
Part-time Job Opportunities
Availability No
Name
Quota
Qualifications
Department in charge International Relations Office / Staff in charge : Ji-Hye Kim / Staff email : rubis5@postech.ac.kr
Office number 82-54-279-3682 / Fax number : 82-54-279-3590
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
Every coursework is given in English at Graduate School.
Courses in English
Every coursework is given in English at Graduate School.
Courses in other Foreign Languages
Every coursework is given in English at Graduate School.

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $160.00 $2,802.00 $0.00 $0.00 209
Capacity of Dormitory 3,106
Etc.
*Share a room with 2 students: 2,802 (KRW 100,000/Month ~ KRW 125,000/month)
*Room for 1 student: 160 (KRW 200,000/month)
*Graduate Apartment for married students: 300 generations(KRW 250,000/month, utility excluded)
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $0.00 $72.00 $0.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 144
Etc.
*Share a room with 2 students: 144 (KRW 100,000/Month)
*Meal costs excluded (able to make food in the common kitchen)
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 3.0

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Etc.
Science/Engineering(per semester, unit:1000 KRW) 2,830 4,536 4,536 4,536

Facilities




-LIBRARY
The Tae-Joon Park Digital Library covers over 25,000 square meters of floor space and provides 1,150 seats. This new state-of- the-art facility features seminar rooms for meetings and lectures, 50 group study rooms, reading tables and browsing sofas. Shelved accordingly to the Library of Congress Classification Number System (LCCN), the reference materials, book collections, and academic journals are located on the second, the third, and the fourth floor of the library, respectively.

-STUDENT UNION BUILDING (SUB)
The Student Union Building contains a cafeteria, a cafe, a clinic, a bookstore, and a bank. This is also a place where a number of student activities and student organized events, such as exhibitions and performances, take place.

-POSCO INTERNATIONAL CENTER
POSCO International Center is where ISSS is located. It is on the hill right next to the Student Union Building. POSCO International Center has conference rooms to accommodate conferences and symposiums. The building also contains guest rooms and restaurants. A Chinese restaurant, Phoenix, is located on the fifth floor, and a buffet, D°Ømedley, is on the second floor. Please contact the front desk if you would like to make a reservation (+82-54-279-8501).

-COMPUTING FACILITIES
You will have an access to computers at:
1. Internet Book Cafe (first floor, Student Union Building)
2. Tae-Joon Park Digital Library (computers located on every floor including Cyber Cafe on the sixth floor)
3. Computer labs in individual department buildings

-CLINIC
POSTECH runs a free-of-charge campus clinic on the 2nd floor of the Student Union Building, where a nurse provides primary medical consultations and treatments for faculty, staff, and students. The clinic is only for primary medical treatment. The campus clinic also runs a resting room for those who suffer from extreme physical fatigue related to work or study. University members can use this room as long as they need within the clinic’s operating hours. Please call 279-2620 for more information.
* If you have a high fever within a week from the date of your arrival in Korea, please make sure to visit the clinic.

-POSPLEX
This new facility was completed in August, 2011 and has a convenient store, a cafe, a barber shop and a beauty salon as well. POSTECH cares to help you not simply focus on your studies and researches but also maintain a healthy and active life. POSTECH has a swimming complex/recreation complex and a gymnasium to help you practice a healthy lifestyle.

-Gymnasium
Most of the facilities in the Gymnasium are free of charge for students.
The gym is open every day from 6:30 am to 12:00 midnight, and closed every third Sunday.


-INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Graduate Admissions and Students Affairs hosts international events and programs throughout the year; it ranges from Korean movie nights to field trips, and many other cultural activities. IRO will send an announcement to all international students before each event, so please keep an eye on your emails.
Following is a provisional schedule for the events that are to take place in 2012. However, some of the events may be rescheduled or replaced by others depending on the weather or other circumstances.

-Sunrise Festival
POSTECH hosts annual Sunrise Festival to celebrate the spirit of unity and harmony of the POSTECH members and the local community.
This festival is financially supported by the university, and is prepared by the entire student body and the POSTECH Student Club
Association. Participants at the festival can enjoy movies, performances, singing contests, quiz shows, as well as traditional
Korean drinks sold at cafes, beer gardens, and food stalls set up by student clubs.

-Science War
The Science War, an annual joint event hosted by POSTECH and KAIST, is also called either POKA War or KAPO War, depending on which school is the host of the event. The very first Science War took place at KAIST in 2002 and representative students o

Special Course for International Students

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period the beginning of March/September in every year
Application period every April/September Period of study coursework 2 years
Admission Guidelines
Note
1. Documents Required
1) Application Form (Online)
2) personal Statement (Download on the website)
3) Research Plan (Download on the website)
4) Degree Certificates (One sheet for undergraduate, one sheet for master)
5) Official Academic Transcript (One sheet for undergraduate, one sheet for master)
6) Two letters of recommendation (Download on the website)
7) Certificate of English Proficiency test(PBT 550, CBT 213, iBT 79, POSTECH ITP 550, TEPS 680, TOEIC 800, IELTS 6.0) apart from applicants who have graduated from a university in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Great Britain, or the United States.
7-1) Those who graduated from English speaking university and whose native language is not English need to present references that every coursework is conducted in English.
8) Curriculum Vitae
9) Applicant's and Parents' proof of citizenship
10) List of honors and awards (optional)
11) Degree Theses (optional)

2. Qualification: Student who has excellent records among those who graduated bachelor or a planned

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota 영어전용
강좌여부
Etc.
1 Mathematics 0
2 Chemistry 0
3 Life Sciences 0
4 Materials Science and Engineering 0
5 Mechanical Engineering 0
6 Industrial & Management Engineering 0
7 Electrical Engineering 0
8 Computer Science and Engineering 0
9 Chemical Engineering 0
10 Environmental Science and Engineering 0
11 Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering 0
12 Advanced Materials Science 0
13 Integrative Biosciences & Biotechnology 0
14 Advanced Nuclear Engineering 0
15 Ferrous Technology 0
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