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Online Application

  • Fill out online application and submit a hard copy, accompanied by required documents, by the deadline to the KAIST Graduate Admissions Team either by mail or in person
  • Online application and payment of application fee: Same as application period See more
  • Application fee
    • - Amount: KRW 100,000
    • - Refund: Part of application fee (KRW 30,000) to be refunded to applicants unsuccessful in document screening (Deposited to bank account within two weeks from announcement of successful candidates)

Process

    Log in to
    KAIST admissions
    system
    Link
    Fill out
    application form
    Select program type > Professional master’s
    Fill out admissions form
  1. ① Select field (18 departments as of spring 2018)
    • - Department of Physics, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Chemistry
    • - Department of Biological Sciences
    • - Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, Division of Future Vehicles, School of Computing, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Knowledge Service Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
    • - School of Business and Technology Management
    • - Graduate School of Culture Technology
    • - The Cho Chun Shik Graduate School of Green Transportation
  2. ② Student classification: KAIST scholar (Only “KAIST scholar” for professional master’s)
  3. ③ Photo: Only .jpg files
  4. ④ Personal particulars
    • - Name, English name, resident registration number, address, telephone number, mobile phone number, e-mail address, etc.
    • - Name and resident registration number must be the same as information on resident registration card
  5. ⑤ Academic degree: Graduates must enter degree registration number
  6. ⑥ English proficiency scores: Valid only if dated within two years of the last day of the application period
    • - IBT TOEFL: 83, PBT TOEFL: 560, CBT TOEFL 220, TOEIC 720, TEPS 599, IELTS 6.5
    • - Refer to admissions guidelines for further details; English proficiency scores are recognized only for the tests specified above
  7. ⑦ Working experience: Any working experience must be accompanied by supporting documents (e.g. certificate of employment, certificate of national pension payment, etc.)
  8. ⑧ Military service

Required documents

  1. Submit the following documents by the deadline to the KAIST Graduate Admissions Team (either by mail or in person)
  2. ① Application forms – Print out completed online application
  3. ② Statement of purpose and study plan – Download provided forms
  4. ③ Academic transcript – Transfer students must submit transcripts from all schools attended
  5. ④ Table of completion of undergraduate program – Download provided form
  6. ⑤ One copy of English proficiency test report – Refer to guidelines for waiver eligibility
  7. ⑥ Other documents demonstrating excellence – Optional (Photocopies accepted)
  8. Refer to admissions guidelines for further details

Graduate Admissions Team, KAIST Office of Admissions

(34141) Room 508, Creative Learning Building (E11), Graduate Admissions Team, KAIST 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
TEL)042-350-2351,2353