POSTECH


浦项科技大学

浦项科技大学1

Ever since its establishment in 1986, POSTECH has stayed true to its role in Korean higher education as a pioneer in science and technology research. Located in the city of Pohang, the 400-acre, park-like campus is home to the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory and minutes away from POSCO, the fourth-largest steelmaking company in the world. POSTECH has come a long way in its short history to become globally recognized as one of Asia’s premier universities and among the most selective, highly ranked research universities in Korea.

Website of university: http://www.postech.ac.kr
Website for inbound exchange students: http://international.postech.ac.kr
Online academic calendar website: http://www.home.postech.ac.kr/web/eng/ecad_03

ABOUT COURSE

View detail: http://lms.postech.ac.kr >English>Learning Guide>Courses

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

1. EARLY REQUIREMENTS

Average academic record above “B” prior to application
TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.0 or above*
* It may be substituted with equivalent proof documents (ex. certificate, letter, or score sheet)
Undergraduate or graduate students nominated by the international office of partner institutions.

2. APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Number of Semester Placements: 2 (2015-2016 Spring Semester) 4(2016-2017 Academic Year)
Students must submit the online application by the deadline indicated
Autumn semester:1 April, 2015 Spring semester: 1 October, 2016

1)  Partner universities will nominate and send application forms to POSTECH International Relations by the deadlines.
2)  POSTECH Departments and Professors will review nominees’ qualifications and determine admission
3)  POSTECH International Relations will send admission documents to partners.
View detail: http://www.postech.ac.kr/

3. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

1) Application (download)
2) One Letter of recommendation from supervisors
3) Official Score of English Proficiency (if your native language is not English)
4) Transcript of Academic Records in English

5) Photocopy of Passport

DAILY LIFE

1. INSURANCE

All exchange students are required to purchase the health insurance from their home country which will be valid during the entire period their stay in Korea.

2. ACCOMMODATION

On campus

Every current student at POSTECH can reside in dormitories as long as there are no grounds for disqualification. POSTECH operates 20 dormitories for male students, 3 for female students, and 1 RC dormitory. Each dormitory room accommodates 2 people. All the enrolled students may apply for housing in dormitory.

Off campus

 Yes

3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES

KRW 600,000/month*
* Actual expenses may vary depending on the student’s lifestyle.

4. VISA REQUIREMENTS

Once students receive the admission packet from POSTECH, they are required to apply for their visa individually at the Korean Embassy in their home country prior to entering Korea.
For more information: http://www.hikorea.go.kr/pt/InfoDetailR_en.pt?categoryId=2&parentId=327&catSeq=536&showMenuId=14

 5. SCHOLARSHIPS:

N/A

CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Coordinator
Mr. Kiljong Yoo
iao@postech.ac.kr