- #39 Ranking
- Public Institution Type
Leading the Reform in Education, to Strengthen the Nations Competitiveness
Established in 1971, KAIST has garnered interest for its achievements in leading the growth of our nation’s science and technology industry, and has developed into a prominent global research university, attaining elevated standards and receiving recognition throughout the world from academic communities. In the future, KAIST will strive to become trusted even more, respected by South Korea and the world, and further its development, particularly in the field of research and education. Starting in South Korea, KAIST will cross the five oceans and spread its influence throughout all the continents, expanding its roots and absorbing/converging various academics and cultures to create a fruitful and innovative future.
Fostering Creative Talents
KAIST offers the best facilities, programs, and services for KAIST community members’ well-being. Nearly all undergraduates and graduates reside in 21 campus-housing complexes. Eight dining halls across the campus give them a wide variety of choices for their diet. State-of the-art facilities such as the Lyu Keun-Chul Sports Complex offer diverse programs for health and wellness. International Scholar and Students Services (ISSS) Team provides various types of support for the international community at KAIST, including immigration and settling services, counseling, as well as language and culture programs and events.
Promotion of health welfare and healthy academic lifeby waiving student medical check-up fees and providing a medical allowance.
Graduate Student Association(GSA) was established to provide more enjoyable and cheerful life for the graduate students in KAIST. We always concern about the graduate students’ common problems, and work to solve them. We endeavor to improve research environment and welfare system, and organize the cultural service.