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WORLD CLASS S&T UNIVERSITY

KAIST

Leading the Reform in Education, to Strengthen the Nations Competitiveness

  • Foster and produce competent leaders for industry through the advancement of education.
  • Support faculty research activity, to achieve academic supremacy that matches world-class standards.
  • Reorganize the academic curriculum to suit internationalization.
  • 1986 Operation of the non Graded / no department policy, first in the nation
  • 1992 Operation of admission without examinations, first in the nation
  • 2000 Acknowledgement of credit for on-job training at venture companies, first in the nation
  • Interconnected undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. degree curriculum and expedited degree conferment through mutual recognition of credits
  • On-site industry training and undergraduate thesis substitution policy
  • Dorm life for everyone
  • Operation of Admission without Examination
  • Early entrance policy, and expedited degree conferment through mutual recognition of credit
  • Mandatory requirement for Ph.D. thesis to be published in renowned academic journals, first in the nation
  • KAIST has produced, since its inception, 14,180 undergraduates, 26,603 graduate students, and 10,210 Ph.D.’s. A total of 50,993 leaders in science and technology (last updated in February 2015)

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings(2011~)
QS World University Rankings(2011~)
Ranking Division 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
World Ranking (Overall) 90 63 60 51 43 46
Engineering and Technology 27 24 36 17 13 -
Natural Sciences 57 48 47 54 28 -
Top 50 Under 50 Ranking - 5 4 3 - -
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian University Ranking(2010~)
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian Ranking(2010~)
Ranking Division 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Chosun Ilbo·QS Asian Ranking 13 11 7 6 2 3
REUTERS Asia's Most Innovative Universities(2016)
REUTERS Asia's Most Innovative Universities(2016)
Ranking Division 2016
Asia's Most Innovative Universities 1
REUTERS The World's Most Innovative Universities(2015~)
REUTERS The World's Most Innovative Universities(2015~)
Ranking Division 2015 2016
The World's Most Innovative Universities 10 6
THE World University Rankings(2010~)
THE World University Rankings(2010~)
Ranking Division 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
World Ranking (Overall) 79 94 68 56 52 148
Asia Ranking - - - 10 8 8
Top 50 Under 50 Ranking - - 5 3 3 3
Joonang Ilbo University Ranking(2010~2014)
Joonang Ilbo University Ranking (2010~)
Ranking Division 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
National University Ranking 1 1 1 2 2
Financial Times Business Management Graduate School Ranking(2011~)
Financial Times Business Management Graduate School Ranking (2011~)
Ranking Division 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Executive MBA Program World Ranking - 29 28 28 24 20
Executive MBA Asia Ranking - 2 1 1 1 1

KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea

T. 042-350-2114 / F. 042-350-2210 (2220)

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