※ Applicant

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 (Early) will start in December


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


Admission Timeline for Spring Semester 2018

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

Wed., August 23rd, 2017, 10:00 A.M. 

   ~ Wed., September 20th, 2017, 5:00 P.M. 

Document Submission Deadline * 
(Printed Application and Support Material submitted via post)
Fri., September 29th, 2017, 5:00 P.M.

Arrival Check of Submitted Documents

Wed., August 28th, 2017 ~ Fri, September 29th, 2017
Application Review and Scholarship Review Committee    
(Respective departments will contact applicants individually if an interview is necessary)
Mon., October 23rd, 2017 ~ Mon., December 4th, 2017
Notification of Final Result      Fri., December 8th, 2017, 5:00 P.M.
First Day of ClassMon. February 26th, 2017

 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 (September 29th). 
Late application will not be considered.