Admission Guide: CLICK to OPEN ⇒ SPRING & FALL 2018

List of required documents to submit

  • Refer to the guideline to prepare for required documents in detail.
Item Documents Remarks
Online Application 1. Application Form (original)null Mandatory 1 ~ 8*9 and 10 :Only for International Candidates of Korean Origin,** 11: Optional
Post mail / In-Person Applications 2. One Recommendation Letter (original) null3. Secondary / Tertiary School Profile (copy)

4. High school / University Transcript (copy)

5. Standardized Official Test Report (copy)

6. English Proficiency Test Report (copy)

7. Passport or National ID (copy)

8-1. Statement of Financial Resources – KAIST Scholarship (original)null

8-2. Statement of Financial Resources – Sponsorship (original)null

9. Certificate of the Facts Concerning the Entry & Exit

issued by the Korean Immigration office (original)

10. Loss of Korean Nationality (original)

11. Honors and Awards (copy)

Application Process

 Read the admission guideline carefully.

Get familiar with the application process and the required materials you need to submit.



Fill out your online application form completely according to the instructions and save the file.


Please make sure that the information on your application is correct.

You cannot edit your application after you pay the application fee.


Pay application fee, 80 USD or 80,000 KRW, by credit card or bank transfer. null

Any additional charges (i.e. bank charges) should be covered by the candidate.

If you want to do the bank transfer, please don’t forget to fill out the invoice above.


Press the ‘Preview’ button and print out your online application.


Send the printed online application and all additional required materials to the Admissions Office.

- Postal Address -

Office of Admissions, KAIST

Room #102, Yang Boon Sun Bld. (E16-1)

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

Tel: (+82-42) 350-4803

Fax: (+82-42) 350-2420


Check whether the submitted documents have arrived or if there are any missing documents.

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