Welcome to KAIST
Online Application System
※ Before you
begin, please run our system on a computer with
a Windows-based operating system.
KAIST welcomes your application
to our graduate program. Before applying, please read the following
guide to understand the eligibility, timeline, requirements, and other
information about the application, and best present yourself to our student selection
>> Official Application Guide for the 2023 Spring International Graduate Admission
- Any applications that don't meet our
requirements and deadline will not be regarded for admission.
- After completing the application, please monitor the document submission status through our system at regular intervals.
The following information
is the essential timelines and conditions of your application to
our graduate program.
August 25th (Thur.), 2022, 10 A.M.
~ September 15th (Thur.), 2022, 5 P.M.
- A copy of the online application printout and other
supporting materials by post to KAIST
* Referees must upload recommendation letters
system by the same due date.
By September 26th (Mon.), 2022, 6 P.M.
Check Your Application Status
- Monitor your application review at [Doc.Submission]
September 1st (Thur.) ~ September 26th (Mon.),
Application and Scholarship
- IF NECESSARY, the student selection committee will
reach you out for an interview or further materials.
* Please check your email at
October 31st (Mon.) ~ December 13th (Tue.),
Final Decisions Announcement
December 16th (Fri.), 2022, 5 P.M.
Beginning of the Spring Semester
February 27th (Mon.), 2023
The timeline in this table is based on the local
time of South Korea (KST) and is subject to change without prior notice.
All the supporting materials, along with a
hard copy of the online application printout, must arrive at KAIST admissions
office by the due date [September 26th(Mon.), 2022]. Late arrivals will not be accepted.
II. Important Notice
receives recommendation letters electronically. Once you
complete the application by paying the application
fee, each referee will receive an automated email instructing how to proceed with their
Our system will receive your references until September 26th (Mon.) 6 P.M. (KST). So, please complete your application as
as possible so
that your referees can have sufficient time to
complete letters for you.
letters of recommendation must remain strictly UNDISCLOSED to applicants and
must not be requested for any reading
or disclosure of information given in
application fee is USD 80 or KRW 80,000.
Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer at the final stage of the online
application. Additional charge(s) (i.e., bank
charge) must be covered by the applicant. Please note that the application fee
is non-refundable, and you cannot
modify the application once you pay the application fee.
D. All documents KAIST receives become our property and will
not be returned to the applicants. For any documents that you
cannot claim more than once, send us photocopies of the original
documents verified as true copies of the original by the
responsible officer of the institution - they must bear the
original and official signature and stamp of the responsible
※ An offer of
admission or the degree to be earned after admission may be revoked if the applicant is
found to have
made misleading, incomplete, or inaccurate statements or submitted false
connection with the application.