|Master’s Candidates||International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with a bachelor’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by KIT and also who have minimum score on one of Korean or English language test|
|Doctoral Candidates||International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with Master’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by KIT and also who have a minimum score on one of Korean or English test|
|Integrated Master’s and Doctoral course Candidates||International students (whose parents are both non-Korean) with a bachelor’s degree (by the time of enrollment) or other degrees considered valid by KIT and also who have minimum score on one of Korean or English language test|
Minimum scores of Korean or English Proficiency
in charge of
|Master’s Candidates||Level 3||500||450||157||54||4.5||410|
|Integrated master’s and doctoral
|Doctoral Candidates||Level 3||550||470||167||58||4.5||455|
※ Test scores are not valid for up to two years from the last day of application period.
※ In case of submitting TOPIK level 3 score, please be noted that student should take TOPIK test again and submit TOPIK level 4 or higher by the time of graduation. This is KIT graduation rule.
※ Any students whose mother tongue is English (US, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa) might not be required to hand in English test scores.
※ According to NIIED(National Institute for International Education)'s rule, KGSP(Korean Global Scholarship Program) student's minimum TOPIK level 3 score must be a score of 84 among all of the TOPIK 3 test sections which is equal to a percentage score of 70 of passing TOPIK level 3.
※ TOEFL test taker should ask ETS to send TOEFL score report to KIT directly. KIT’s TOEFL DI Code is C744.
Scholarship (for both Master's and Doctoral Candidates)
Scholarship for freshmen & enrolled student
KIT provides scholarships for international students. The detailed criteria, language proficiency score and scholarship duration will be decided later according to the yearly budget. Maximum 4 semesters of scholarships each for Master's degree candidates and Doctoral degree candidates and maximum 8 semesters of scholarships for Integrated Master's and Doctoral degree candidates can be provided to international students only if budget allows for it.
|Scholarship Type||Amount of Scholarship||Criteria|
|Type A||Exemption from full tuition||
|Type B||Exemption from 50% of tuition|
|Type C||Exemption from 30% of tuition|
Type A and B Scholarship Selection Standard
Minimum language test score for Type A and B scholarship is as below.
(100% of tuition fee)
(50% of tuition fee)
(Type A scholarship selection standard will be decided later)
Precondition for scholarship benefit (Insurance condition)
- Scholarship will be cancelled if scholar does not purchase medical insurance.
- For freshmen: Freshmen MUST submit the certificate of medical insurance within 30 days from the beginning of the semester. If fail to do so, scholar should return the scholarship back to school.
- For enrolled student: Enrolled student MUST submit the certificate of medical insurance during the designated period of scholar examination. If fail to do so, scholarship for the next semesters will be automatically cancelled immediately.
Academic Departments and Admission Quota
|Engineering||Mechanical System Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||Mechanical Design Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||IT Convergence Engineering
(multi-majored cooperative department)
|Engineering||Materials Science and Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||Polymer Science and Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||Materials Design Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||Energy and Chemical Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Engineering||Medical IT Convergence Engineering||O||O||unlimited|
|Natural Sciences||Applied Chemistry||O||O||unlimited|
|Business Administration||Business Administration||O||O||unlimited|
※IT Convergence Engineering is multi-majored cooperative department.
|No||Documents to be submitted||Remarks|
|1||*Application Form (Korean or English)||Attached template, photo to be attached|
|2||*Undergraduate and/or Graduate
Certificate of Graduation or diploma
(In case of submitting diploma, please submit photocopy. We don’t accept original diploma)
|Korean or English translated required|
|3||*Undergraduate and/or Graduate Academic Transcript||Korean or English translated required|
|4||*Record of Language Proficiency||One of TOEFL, TOPIK, IELTS, TOEIC, TEPS
Refer to the above language criteria
|5||*Copy of Passport and Alien Registration Card||If you have|
|6||*Family Register or other document which shows both of your parents are non-Korean citizenship||For Chinese applicant, certificate of all family member’s relationship and ID cards required|
|7||*Self Introduction (Essay)||Attached template|
|8||*Study Plan||Attached template|
|9||*Bank statement or other Financial certificate
(documents should be issued within 30 days from the application submission)
|10||*Recommendation Letter from Alma Mater||Attached template|
※All documents have to be written either in Korean or English.
※Please hand in all required documents to the office of International Programs & Language Education Center.
※Please complete online application during the designated application period.
※Admission will be cancelled if admission documents are not complete.
Application Fee & Process
Application Fee: Free
- To fill up online application through KIT webpage and to submit original application documents by post mail (Both ways have to be completed)
- Paper screening/interview (if necessary) by each department/faculty
- Successful applicants to be decided by Graduate school admission committee
- Person in Charge: Eugene Park
- Office Address: Kumoh National Institute of Technology, International Programs and Language Education Center, Techno building 4th floor, T458, 61 Daehak-ro, Gumi, Gyeongbuk, Korea (postal code 39177)
- Office phone number: +82-54-478-7223
- Office fax number: +82-54-478-7222
- E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org, eugenepark.KIT@gmail.com
Tuition Fee Table
|Sections||Items||1st semester||2nd semester||Total(KRW)|
※ 2018 Standard. Tuition fee for the year of 2019 will be updated later.