Summer Research: Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

KAIST, South Korea’s first and top research university for science and technology, is growing into a globally competitive institution by producing elite scientists and engineers. KAIST is comprised of three campuses: the Main and IT convergence campuses are located in Daejeon and the Business School in Seoul, all teaching most undergraduate courses in English.

KAIST Visiting Student Researcher Program

Credit Equivalency:
5.0 credits at UofT = 32 credits. Note: Instead of getting a transcript from the host university, admitted students must enroll in an Independent Research (or similar) course in the equivalent department at U of T.

Departmental approved pathways: Engineering not-for-credit only. (You do not pay U of T tuition.)

Research Projects: Research groups,

Housing: Student dormitory

Funding: Students applying to KAIST for 12 weeks should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is greater of the two.


Subjects Available at Host: All

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: Yes

Application Deadline: December 3, 2020

Timeline: 8-12 weeks, May-August

Country: South Korea

City: Seoul

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Varies

Open to Programs at UofT: Applied Science and Engineering, Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fees

Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award OR Globalink Research Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.7 and 1+ years of studies completed