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INCOMING students

To attend KAIST College of Business as exchange student, you must be enrolled at one of our partner schools and nominated as a candidate for exchange by the International Office at your home university. Contact your university's exchange coordinator for questions about the nomination and selection process.

Requirements:

  • Official nomination from home university
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • English proficient
  • Sufficient funding during the period of stay in Korea

Application Documents:

  • Application form:
    Application Form for Incoming
  • One letter of recommendation: from professor or program coordinator of international office
  • Curriculum vitae (Resume)
  • Transcripts of previous semesters from home university: only master’s program
  • Proof of English Proficiency: one of the below
    1) Official English score (TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC)
    2) Confirmation letter by program coordinator
    3) Confirmation letter by administration office of previous schooling stating that all classes were conducted in English(ex. High-school/undergraduate)
  • Passport copy (photo page)
  • Photo (jpg file)

Preparing for life at KAIST:

  • Download Student Survival Guide for International Students
    Survival Guide

Listen to other exchange students who’ve been to KAIST!

세계지도로, 좌측부터 Europe, Asia, Oceania, America순으로 나열되어있다.
Partner schoolPartner school
Yin (China)
  Anastasia (Germany)
Feni and Nana (Indonesia)   Margherita (Italy)
Linnea (Sweden)   Carla (Switzerland)

OUTGOING students

To apply for outgoing exchange student, you must submit all required documents to the External Affairs Center for internal nomination.

Requirements:

  • Good GPA score
  • English proficient: Minimum OPI Level 6, TOEFL/IELTS score for certain partner schools
  • Positive attitude in classes and group work
  • Willingness to fulfill duty as ambassador in promoting Korea and KAIST College of Business
  • Cannot apply for exchange if in first or last semester at KCB

Application Documents:

  1. Application form: must include photo and study plan
    Application Form (Outgoing)
  2. Letter of Recommendation
    Recommendation Letter Form
  3. Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
  4. Transcript of previous semesters at KAIST College of Business
  5. Official English proficiency score (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS)
  6. Passport copy (photo page)

Credit Transfer:

  1. Can only take elective courses at exchanging university
  2. Need 16 contact hours to be counted as one KCB credit
  3. Must take minimum of 9 KCB credits at exchanging university
  4. Must consult and get approval from chair professor in advance(for issues that cannot be anticipated or are specific to individual partner schools)

Information Session

  1. Number of slots for exchange students will be noticed via email and during Information Sessions held in February and September every year.

Application Submission (Incoming/Outgoing)

All application documents should be submitted to the External Affairs Center both in soft and hard copy.

  1. Soft copy(in PDF file): Please send by email to jelee@business.kaist.ac.kr
  2. Hard copy(original files): Either in person or by mail
    Address:
    Ji Eun Lee (Ms.)
    Student Exchange Program (In/Out)
    External Affairs Center
    KAIST College of Business
    Room 450, SUPEX Bldg.
    85 Hoegiro Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea (02455)
    (Tel: 82-2-958-3244)
Contact : Lee, Ji Eun ( jelee@business.kaist.ac.kr )

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