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 Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
SEP. 3. 2018 OCT. 26. 2018 OCT. 31. 2018 JAN. 4. 2019 FEB. 15. 2019 Spring 2019
Fall 2019

REGULAR

Application window opens Online Application Deadline Document Submission Deadline Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
NOV. 1. 2018 JAN. 4. 2019 JAN. 11. 2019 MAR. 22. 2019 JUN. 21. 2019 Fall 2019

LATE

Application window opens Online Application Deadline Document Submission Deadline Admission announcement Reply to KAIST Academic year begins
FEB,  2018 MAY, 2019 MAY, 2019 JUN, 2019 JUN, 2019 Fall 2019

▶ Please note that the dates for LATE admission track are subject to change depending on the results of 2019 EARLY/ REGULAR admission track.

※ Submit your completed application and documents by 5:00 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 email if an interview is necessary.
※ After you pay the application fee, you are not allowed to change your application track (i.e: from Early to Regular or 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.