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Application for Graduate Program Admission 


Welcome to application system for KAIST Admissions.

Please read the guideline carefully before beginning application. As a candidate, it is your responsibility to know the application requirements, to submit the necessary materials by the deadline, and to monitor the status of application on the website.

 * Next admission; Fall semester 2018 (Regular) will start in March


Click to download ▷▶ Guideline of 2018 Fall (Early) Semester Admissions (PDF)


Admission Timeline for Fall (Early) Semester 2018

On-line Application      
(Application Fee : 80,000 KRW or 80 USD)

Tues., December 12th, 2017, 10:00 A.M. 

   ~ Tues., January 2nd, 2018, 5:00 P.M. 

Document Submission Deadline * 
(Printed Application and Support Material submitted via post)
Until Tues., January 9th, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

Arrival Check of Submitted Documents

Mon., December 25th, 2017 ~ Tues., January 9th, 2018
Application Review and Scholarship Review Committee    
(Respective departments will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary)
Mon., January 22nd, 2018 ~ Mon., March 5th, 2018
Notification of Final Result      Fri., March 9th, 2018, 5:00 P.M.
First Day of ClassMon. August 27th, 2018

 The timeline in this table is based on local time in South Korea and is subject to change without any prior notice.
 * Materials with printed application form must be received by KAIST admissions office by the official due date (January 9th). 
Late application will not be considered.