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KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Basic Information

Name of University KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Year of Establishment 1971
National/Public/Private Public IEQAS* University YES
Website https://www.kaist.ac.kr/en/ Website for Language Institute
SNS Information
* 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 187 228 53 349 225 1,042
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 516 120 83 81 419 1,219
Students Doctorate Master's Combined Master's and Doctorate Bachelor's Etc. Total
Number of students 2,915 3,040 1,275 3,879 0 11,109

International Student Support Program

Possible Language Courses
Scholarship Support
Scholarship support for international students
Name of scholarship KAIST Student Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition & Stipends
Amount of scholarship offered Around KRW 11000000 per annum
Qualifications
All accepted International Students (who do NOT have other financial scholarship support)
Department in charge Undergraduate Admissions Team / Staff in charge : Seokwon Choi / Staff email : creative.adm@kaist.ac.kr
Office number 82423504803 / Fax number : 82423502420
Name of scholarship KAIST Scholarship
Coverage of scholarship Tuition fees and Stipends
Amount of scholarship offered Around KRW 20,000,000
Qualifications
Those who are eligible for KAIST International Graduate Admission
Department in charge Graduate Admissions Team / Staff in charge : Sangmin Han / Staff email : advanced.adm@kaist.ac.kr
Office number 82425302352 / Fax number : 82423502930
Dormitory Support
Part-time Job Opportunities
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Field of Special Courses & Courses in English

Field of Special Course
Our special fields are appeared in our name - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. To support with what we've actually achieved, we want to share how KAIST has been recognized from the outside.

A quote from Overview about KAIST from QS Top University:

Formerly known as the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST was South Korea’s first research-oriented science and engineering institution when it was founded in 1971.
For such as young university, KAIST’s standing is growing rapidly: it is widely acknowledged as the best university in Korea and has been named the most innovative university in the Asia-Pacific region.
One of its stand-out research projects of recent years saw researchers develop an electric transport system, where vehicles get power from cables underneath the road via non-contact magnetic charging. It’s an example of how KAIST is leading the field in developing new technologies that might tackle world problems such as energy consumption and congestion in cities.
Around 10,000 full-time students attend KAIST, split between 4,000 undergraduates and 6,000 postgraduates. Science, engineering and technology are the school’s main focuses, though the university has branched out in recent years and is now internationally accredited in business education too. It has also adopted dual degree programs with leading world universities such as Carnegie Mellon in the United States and the Technical University of Berlin, and these offer its students diverse educational opportunities.

https://www.topuniversities.com/universities/kaist-korea-advanced-institute-science-technology#wurs
Courses in English
As a world-class research-oriented university in the world, most of the courses in KAIST are taught in English. International students don’t need to take any courses taught in the Korean language to meet their graduation requirements.
Courses in other Foreign Languages

School facilities

General Dormitory
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $235.00 $121.00 $81.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 7,328
Etc.
Dormitory for International Students
Divsion Single Double Triple Room for 4 Etc.
montly fee($) $235.00 $121.00 $81.00 $0.00
Capacity of Dormitory 500
Etc.
Student Cafeteria
Divsion Breakfast Lunch Dinner Average cost per meal($)
Offered or not Y Y Y 5

Tuition Fee per Sememter($)

Affiliation(Department) Bachelor's Master's Doctorate Combined master's and doctorate Associate Degree Etc.
All fields of studies in Daejeon (Main) Campus 3,433,000 9,559,000 9,559,000 9,559,000 KRW/semester
Finance MBA - special program in the college of business (Seoul Campus) 0 15,910,000 0 0 KRW/semester
Techno MBA - special program in the college of business (Seoul Campus) 0 12,600,000 0 0 KRW/semester

Facilities




KAIST want our community members to thrive as an individual and as a specialist in their field. To support your growth, we provide best facilities, programs and services for the well-being of our community. If you want to draw your future at KAIST in detail, please visit the following website at https://www.kaist.ac.kr/en/html/campus/05.html.

Special Course for International Students

Admission information(Master's)

Enrollment period September and March(February for MBA)
Application period April and September Period of study  2 years
Admission Guidelines
Note
https://admission.kaist.ac.kr/intl-graduate

Information of department

Number Name of University Affiliation(Department) Department/Major Quota English-taught
courses
Etc.
1 College of Natural Science / Graduate Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences Y Y https://mathsci.kaist.ac.kr/home/en/
2 College of Engineering / Graduate Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Y Y https://me.kaist.ac.kr/eng/main/main.html
3 College of Engineering / Graduate Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering Y Y https://ae.kaist.ac.kr/
4 College of Engineering / Graduate Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering Y Y https://ee.kaist.ac.kr/?language=en
5 College of Engineering / Graduate The Robot Program The Robot Program Y Y https://rp.kaist.ac.kr/
6 College of Engineering / Graduate Future Vehicle Future Vehicle Y Y https://fv.kaist.ac.kr/
7 College of Engineering / Graduate Computer Science Computer Science Y Y https://cs.kaist.ac.kr/
8 College of Engineering / Graduate The Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI The Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI Y Y https://gsai.kaist.ac.kr/people/
9 College of Engineering / Graduate Graduate School of Information Security Graduate School of Information Security Y Y https://gsis.kaist.ac.kr/#
10 College of Engineering / Graduate Civil & Environmental Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering Y Y https://civil.kaist.ac.kr/
11 College of Engineering / Graduate Environmental and Energy Technology Program Environmental and Energy Technology Program Y Y https://civil.kaist.ac.kr/
12 College of Engineering / Graduate Bio and Brain Engineering Bio and Brain Engineering Y Y https://bioeng.kaist.ac.kr/
13 College of Engineering / Graduate Industrial Design Industrial Design Y Y https://id.kaist.ac.kr/
14 College of Engineering / Graduate Industrial & Systems Engineering Industrial & Systems Engineering Y Y https://ie.kaist.ac.kr/
15 College of Engineering / Graduate Graduate School of Data Science Graduate School of Data Science Y Y https://kse.kaist.ac.kr/
16 College of Engineering / Graduate Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Y Y https://cbe.kaist.ac.kr/
17 College of Engineering / Graduate Materials Science & Engineering Materials Science & Engineering Y Y https://mse.kaist.ac.kr/
18 College of Engineering / Graduate Nuclear & Quantum Engineering Nuclear & Quantum Engineering Y Y https://nuclear.kaist.ac.kr/eng/
19 College of Engineering / Graduate The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Mobility Y Y https://gt.kaist.ac.kr/
20 College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science / Graduate Graduate School of Culture Technology Graduate School of Culture Technology Y Y https://ct.kaist.ac.kr/
21 College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science / Graduate Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy Y Y https://stp.kaist.ac.kr/
22 College of Business / Graduate Business and Technology Management Business and Technology Management Y Y https://btm.kaist.ac.kr/en/
23 College of Business / Graduate Management Engineering Management Engineering Y Y https://www.business.kaist.edu/programs/02020106
24 College of Business / Graduate KAIST MBA KAIST MBA Y Y https://www.business.kaist.edu/programs/02041001
25 College of Business / Graduate Impact MBA (Green Growth) Impact MBA (Green Growth) Y Y https://www.business.kaist.edu/programs/02041101
26 College of Business / Graduate Finance-MBA Finance-MBA Y Y https://www.business.kaist.edu/programs/02040101
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Last modified : 2022-05-10