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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

History

  • August 19, 1978
First commencement for the doctoral program
  • September 12, 1975
Candidates matriculate for doctorate degree
  • August 20, 1975
First commencement for the Master program
  • March 05, 1973
Candidates matriculate for their Master degree
  • February 16, 1971
Korea Advanced Institute of Science (KAIS), Hongneung Campus, Seoul is established

Education

Leading the Reform in Education, to Strengthen the Nations Competitiveness

  • Foster and produce competent leaders for industry through the advancement of education.
  • Support faculty research activity, to achieve academic supremacy that matches world-class standards.
  • Reorganize the academic curriculum to suit internationalization.

Research

Established in 1971, KAIST has garnered interest for its achievements in leading the growth of our nation’s science and technology industry, and has developed into a prominent global research university, attaining elevated standards and receiving recognition throughout the world from academic communities. In the future, KAIST will strive to become trusted even more, respected by South Korea and the world, and further its development, particularly in the field of research and education. Starting in South Korea, KAIST will cross the five oceans and spread its influence throughout all the continents, expanding its roots and absorbing/converging various academics and cultures to create a fruitful and innovative future.

Career

Fostering Creative Talents

  • Strengthening of student-centered teaching innovation and e-learning
  • Bolstering of creative design and convergence education
Fostering of Global Science and Technology Leaders
  • Free and creative educational environment
  • Holistic leadership training (challenging spirit, humanity and leadership)
  • English lecture and English education for global talent cultivation
  • Expansion of Korean education for international students
Human Resource Development & Capacity Building
  • Cyclical personnel system
  • Strengthening of efforts to recruit outstanding faculty
  • Identifying and recruiting creative talents

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
1000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Global Scholarship Program (GSP)
Merit-based

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Chungnam National University
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
12250 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship
Merit-based

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
LIFE Scholarship
Need-based

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LIFE
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

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Coupons Plus Deals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 KRW
Deadline
Not specified
Global Scholarship Program (GSP)
Merit-based

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Chungnam National University
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12250 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship
Merit-based

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
LIFE Scholarship
Need-based

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LIFE
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

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Coupons Plus Deals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
56 -14
2023
42 -1
2022
41
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
83 8
2023
91 8
2022
99
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
201
2022
201
2021
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
282 -2
2022
280
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

KAIST offers the best facilities, programs, and services for KAIST community members’ well-being. Nearly all undergraduates and graduates reside in 21 campus-housing complexes. Eight dining halls across the campus give them a wide variety of choices for their diet. State-of the-art facilities such as the Lyu Keun-Chul Sports Complex offer diverse programs for health and wellness. International Scholar and Students Services (ISSS) Team provides various types of support for the international community at KAIST, including immigration and settling services, counseling, as well as language and culture programs and events.

Library services

  • The KAIST library started as the KAIS (Korea Advanced Institution of Science) library in 1971 and was newly constructed in March of 1993 and re-opened in its current location.
  • KAIST library consists of 4 different libraries: Main Library, Undergraduate Branch Library, College of Business Library, and Munji Campus Library.

ICT services

  • Webmail Service
  • Portal System
  • IT Guide
  • Software License

Medical services

Promotion of health welfare and healthy academic lifeby waiving student medical check-up fees and providing a medical allowance.

Campus life

  • Dormitory System Information
  • Ask and answer questions about KDS news and rules.
  • Find KDS Freshmen
  • Able to find freshmen, IP, and telephone numbers
  • Dormitory Room Assignment Requests
  • Students can easily select desired dormitories and roommates online.
  • Relocation of Dormitory Room
  • Students can easily request mutual room relocation and room changes.
  • Application for Moving In/Out of Dormitories
  • Students can complete a single application for moving in/out of dormitories.

Student clubs

Graduate Student Association(GSA) was established to provide more enjoyable and cheerful life for the graduate students in KAIST. We always concern about the graduate students’ common problems, and work to solve them. We endeavor to improve research environment and welfare system, and organize the cultural service.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2023. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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Student Reviews

Great tech education; not so great instructors
Din rated 4 out of 5 stars

I did my undergrad in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science here, graduated in 2022. Pros: good research, great facilities, good programmes, completely free tuition, inexpensive accommodation + allowance, flexibility in course choice, wide material coverage, all pros of Korea (e.g. safety, convenient travelling) Cons: strict attendance, some lectures of poor...

Learning foreign language
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Ok. I'm going to study at Korean university because of their studying style and culture...and also they learn easy everything. I'm wondering from it. So I want to learn like this skill...

Life changer
Nafesa Roshan rated 5 out of 5 stars

Multicultural environment, professional professors, amazing syllabus

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