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Creadit Transfer Policy

Transferable credits obtained from other domestic and overseas universities (Curriculum Operation Guidelines Article 31)

Credits obtained from other universities will be recognized for students in undergraduate program (a maximum of 66 credits), Master’s program (a maximum of 12 credits), and Doctoral program (a maximum of 18 credits).

* Credits will be given as the credits for the equivalent (similar) courses at KAIST

Application period

Within one year after the admission

Procedure

Complete the application form => Obtain recommendation from your academic advisor or a credit transfer related professor and approval from the Chairman of your Department => Submit the form to your major office => Obtain approval on the credit transfer => Inform Academic & Student Affairs Team

Required documents

  • Credit Transfer application
  • Course equivalency Table for Credit Transfer
  • Official Transcript from the previous university
  • Comments from your academic advisor (or a credit transfer related professor) and the Chairman of your Department

Transferable credits obtained from other departments/divisions (Curriculum Operation Guidelines Article 32)

The required course credits obtained from the original department will be recognized as the credits for equivalent (similar) courses offered by the new department and elective credits obtained must be closely related to the courses in the new department’s curriculum in order to be recognized.

Application period

By the end of the semester immediately after the department transfer

Procedure

Complete the application form => Obtain recommendation from your academic advisor or a credit transfer related professor and approval from the Chairman of your Department => Submit the form to your major office => Obtain approval on the credit transfer => Inform Academic & Student Affairs Team

Required documents

  • Required documents
  • Application form for credit transfer
  • Transcript
  • Comments from the academic advisor (or a credit transfer related professor) and Chairman of the Department

Transfer of credits previously obtained at KAIST (Curriculum Operation Guidelines Article 32, Section 2 )

Students who are re-admitted to KAIST will be able to transfer credits they had obtained (at KAIST) if their credit transfer application is submitted within one year after their readmission. All or partial credits for the transferable courses will be recognized only if the courses are offered by the relevant department.

Procedure

Complete the application form => Obtain recommendation from your academic advisor or a credit transfer related professor and approval from the Chairman of your Department => Submit the form to your major office => Obtain approval on the credit transfer => Inform Academic & Student Affairs Team

Required documents

  • Application form for credit transfer
  • Transcript
  • Comments from your academic advisor (or a credit transfer related professor) and the Head of your Department

Transfer of credits obtained from mutual recognition courses (Curriculum Operation Guidelines Article 34)

When undergraduate students obtain credits for mutual recognition courses offered in the master’s program, these credits can be recognized as required credits for their undergraduate program or master’s program. However, if these credits are already included in the credit requirements for their undergraduate program, the same credits cannot be recognized as required credits for their master’s program.

When undergraduate students advance to a master’s program, the credit obtained from mutual recognition courses during their undergraduate studies can be transferred to their master’s credits.

When master’s students obtain credits for mutual recognition courses offered in the undergraduate program, these credits are transferable to their master’s credits.

When doctoral students who obtain credits for mutual courses offered by the undergraduate program, these credits are not transferable to their doctoral credits.

Application period

No specified period

Procedure

Complete the application form => Obtain recommendation from your academic advisor or a credit transfer related professor and approval from the Chairman of your Department => Submit the form to your major office => Obtain approval on the credit transfer => Inform Academic & Student Affairs Team

Required documents

  • Application form for credit transfer
  • Transcript
  • Comments from your academic advisor (or a credit transfer related professor) and the Head of the Department
Contact : Gwag, YongHo ( gyho@business.kaist.ac.kr )

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