KAIST or 한국과학기술원 (KAIST) - public higher education institution in South Korea. The studies at KAIST began in 1971. It has an urban campus located in Daejeon.

University ranking. KAIST is among top 3 universities of South Korea. KAIST Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Chemistry», «Computer Science». The university is in the top 100 in the quality of education criterion. The university is among the most respected institutions by the employers of South Korea and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 7,000 USD. KAIST is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 27,000 USD per year of study. Before starting to plan your education at KAIST read more information on the official website https://kaist.ac.kr.

The composition of the university. KAIST is average in size with a capacity of 10 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. At KAIST there are about 6% of foreigners. The teaching staff consists of more than 1200 specialists.

Infrastructure of KAIST. The university has a functioning library. On campus the students can use the sports facilities provided by the university.
Ranking   114   2
Country South Korea
City Daejeon
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
6,998 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
26,993 USD/year.
Living expenses $714 -1,196 USD/month
Official Website
World ranking 114
Country ranking 2
Academic Reputation 69
Employer Reputation 85
Quality of teaching 141
Citations per Faculty 10
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 268
Engineering and Technology 13
Life Sciences and Medicine 241
Natural Science 28
Social Sciences and Management 67
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry 101
Computer Science 76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 114
QS World University Rankings 43
ARWU Academic Ranking 201
Alternative title
English KAIST
Russian Корейский ведущий научно-технический институт
Arabic معهد كوريا للعلوم والتقنية المتقدمة
German Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Spanish Instituto Avanzado de Ciencia y Tecnología de Corea
French Institut supérieur coréen des sciences et technologies
Japanese KAIST
Korean 한국과학기술원
Portuguese Instituto Avançado de Ciência e Tecnologia da Coreia do Sul
Chinese 韩国科学技术院
Ukrainian KAIST
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fa مؤسسه علم و فناوری پیشرفته کره
vi Viện khoa học và công nghệ tiên tiến Hàn Quốc
he המכון המתקדם למדע וטכנולוגיה בקוריאה
az Koreya Qabaqcıl Elmlər və Texnologiyalar İnstitutu
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KAIST - Official Description

Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology is facing with the increasing importance of and demand for highly qualified scientists and engineers to support Korea?s industrialization, following the implementation of economic development plans since 1962. It is the now first research-oriented science and technology graduate school in Korea. Its mission is as follows: Education and training of highly qualified scientists and engineers equipped with theoretical and practical expertise. Participation in mid- to long-term government research projects and basic and applied research for the accumulation of Korea?s competitiveness in science and technology. Provision of research platforms to other research institutes and enterprises.

Bachelor - KAIST

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is the first and top science & technology research university in Korea. Founded in 1971 to raise elites in science & technology, critical for Korea’s economic takeoff, KAIST has been the gateway to advanced science & technology, innovation, and a driving engine for the development of Korea for past 4 decades. KAIST has always been touted as Korea’s top-notch research university of science wunderkinds and world famous faculty members. KAIST strives to address global challenges facing humanity through competitive research innovation and convergence. In order to meet the new demands of producing young talents who care for global citizenship and social responsibility, KAIST now offers cross-disciplinary academic and research. KAIST fosters the innovation and creativity of global “thought leaders” who no longer abide by the boundaries between disciplines and departments, but instead work under the greater umbrella of interdisciplinary academic convergence.

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