Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology


KAIST- Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology was established in 1971 as the first research-oriented technology and science institution. This university has achieved some of the highest scores in citations and papers per faculty member indicators. However, the university is mainly within a cluster of high research institutes, venture businesses, and government agencies. This cluster is called Daedeok Innopolis.

Admission to Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is based on overall grades, grades in science and math courses, study plan, personal statements, and recommendation letters from teachers. On average acceptance rate at KAIST for international students is 13% and for local students is 15%.

The KAIST has one campus in Seoul and two in Daejeon. The main campus of the KAIST is in the Daejeon, at Deadeok Science Town. It is 150 kilometres away from the capital. Daedeok is also home to 50 private and public research institutes, high-tech venture companies and universities such as CNU.

Seven KAIST research institutes are set up in the university to carry out research in the fields of Information Technology Convergence, BioCentury, Entertainment Engineering, Design of Complex Systems, Urban Space and Support Systems, and NanoCentury. All this research is carried out in independent centres for research called KI’s. They operate as an independent organization and conduct the research work on the level of college. The university provides all facilities and financial support to KI’s.


The academic community at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is enriched with diversity. This institute has 1,342 faculty researchers and 10,504 full-time students. KAIST expands the realms of opportunities for its students to make the world better. The university endeavours to offer an engaging and interactive environment to whole benefit learning and research activities. A flourishing residential campus provides the community with opportunities to develop passionate souls and creative minds.


All students at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology can live in the dormitories. Compared to other universities in Korea, the university dorm fees is generously low. Costs for the hosing depend on whether you are assigned to a single room or 2-3 person room. All rooms are equipped with chairs, desks, closets, and beds. 


Following are the global rankings of KAIST.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ranks 42.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ranks 62.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology at 280.


Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea

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