DGIST is a research-oriented university founded by Korean government to benefit society through development and advancement of science and engineering. DGIST started as a research institution in 2004 and grew dramatically into a research-oriented university by opening graduate program in 2011 and undergraduate program in 2014.
DGIST is offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degree programs. Currently, the graduate school is offering the degree programs in six departments: Emerging Materials Science, Information and Communication Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Energy Science and Engineering, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and New Biology. All classes in the graduate school are delivered in English.
On the other hand, there is no department in the College of Transdisciplinary Studies (CTS), which is the undergraduate school of DGIST. All undergraduate students study the basic sciences and engineering subjects such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and computer sciences together with carefully selected liberal arts courses, along with physical training and music during their first two years. From their 3rd and 4th years, students take more advanced science and engineering courses according to their interest and needs. In addition, junior and senior students conduct group research projects.
DGIST is a member of K-STAR, Korean Universities for Science and Technology and Advanced Research. The members of K-STAR are 5 leading science and engineering universities in Korea : DGIST, KAIST, GIST, UNIST, POSTECH
DGIST International Affairs Team is responsible for cooperation with foreign institutions and coordination of student exchange programs with partner universities. The main tasks of International Affairs Team are international collaboration, inbound and outbound student mobility, international member service, and global promotion of DGIST.
International Affairs Team (Rm 807, E1 Building), DGIST
333, Techno jungang-daero, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, 42988 Korea, Rep. of