• Online Application
    Online Application

    Spring Semester: July in previous year
    Fall Semester: April

  • Application Review
    Application Review

    Notification of qualified applicants is sent 1 week prior to interview

  • Interview

    10 minutes

  • Admission Notification
    Admission Notification

    Final acceptance is notified in KAIST admissions page

  • Academic Advisor Selection
    Academic Advisor Selection

    1st week of the starting semester

Number of recruits

Scholarship classification Master's candidate Doctor's candidate
Government Around 30 Around 20
KAIST(including KAIST-industrial) Around 15 Around 10
General Around 5 Around 5
Total Around 50 Around 30
  • This is the average value during the last 5 years

  • The number of recruits may change according to the number of available Government scholarship, KAIST scholarship, KAIST-Industrial scholarship, and General scholarship.

Academic advisor selection

  • Agenda

    Early January: Freshman orientation and laboratory introduction First week of March(or September): Interview/application period of academic advisor, final allocation confirmed

  • Other notes

    Students with government scholarship may choose their academic advisors among all professors in the MSE department Students with KAIST scholarship are assigned to their academic advisors who have previously agreed to fund for their research Students with KAIST-Industrial scholarship may only choose their academic advisors among those participating in the specific KAIST-industrial program