Please download and read the guideline carefully. 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.

KAIST has three application cycles: EARLY, REGULAR, and LATE.

EARLY

Application window opens Online Application Deadline Document Submission Deadline Interview Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
SEP. 1. 2017 OCT. 25. 2017 OCT. 31. 2017 DEC. 28. 2017 JAN. 5. 2018 FEB. 16. 2018 Spring 2018
Fall 2018

REGULAR

Application window opens Online Application Deadline Document Submission Deadline Interview Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
NOV. 1. 2017 JAN. 5. 2018 JAN. 10. 2018 MAR. 8. 2018 MAR. 23. 2018 AUG. 17. 2018 Fall 2018

LATE

Application window opens Online Application Deadline Document Submission Deadline Interview Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
FEB. 26. 2018 JUN. 29. 2018 JUN. 29. 2018 JUL. 10. 2018 JUL. 20. 2018 JUL. 28. 2018 Fall 2018
※ Submit your completed application and documents by 11:59 p.m. on the application deadline based on local time of Republic of Korea.
※ Interview is NOT required for all accepted candidates. Candidates will be contacted through individual emails if interview is necessary.
※ After you pay the application fee, you are not allowed to change your application track (i.e: from EARLY to LATE).
※ Please note that dates for interview and admission announcement are subject to change.

Application Fee

The application fee is USD 80 or KRW 80,000. Payment can be made by credit card or bank transfer after writing application form online. Additional charges (i.e. bank charges) should be covered by the candidates. Please note that application fee is non-refundable and you cannot modify application form once you pay the application fee.