Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST
KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is a public research university which was established in 1971. The university is located in Yuseong, Daejeon, South Korea. The University also has been internationally accredited in business education. Its partner institutions include the Technical University of Denmark, Carnegie Mellon University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Technical University of Berlin, and the Technische Universität München. The university has four campuses; Main Campus (Daejeon), Seoul Campus (Seoul), Munji Campus (Daejeon), Dogok Campus (Seoul)
KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology is organized into six colleges; College of Natural Sciences, College of Life Science and Bio-Engineering, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science, and College of Business there are 33 faculties under these colleges. The university comprises 2 schools and three affiliated institutes including the Korea Institute of Advanced Study (KIAS), National NanoFab Center (NNFC), and Korea Science Academy (KSA). The university also offers the following programs and centres; Freshmen Program, Int'l Exchange Programs, International Scholar and Student Service Team, Leadership Program, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and language centre.
KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has more than 10,249 students which include 4,047 undergraduate students, 6,202 graduate students, and 2,311 doctoral students. The university has more than 1,140 faculty members.
KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology offers scholarships to the students on the basis of academic excellence. KAIST ranked the best university in the Republic of Korea and the 7th university in Asia in the Top 100 Asian Universities list, the first regional ranking issued by THE-QS World Rankings. The KAIST main library was established in 1971 as KAIS library, and it went through a merge and separation process with KIST library. It merged with KIT in March 1990. A contemporary 5 story building was constructed as the main library, and it is being operated with an annex library.
Notable Alumni: Soon-dal Choi (electrical engineer), Chang Hee Nam (physicist), Dan Keun Sung (electronic engineer)
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