Program Overview

KAIST Global IT Technology Program(ITTP), sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, offers a customized Postgraduate and doctoral degree program for government officials in sphere of Information Technology of developing countries. Starting from 2006 with an aim to build global network of IT Leaders around the world, it focuses on transferring advanced technologies and business strategies of Korea to the global IT leaders of the next generation.

 Financial Support

Master`s Degree up to 2 years

Doctorate up to 3 years

  1. Tuition fee

 2. One-way airfare(Economy Class, Max KRW 1,500,000)

  3. Living cost(KRW 1,500,000 per month)

  4. National medical insurance

  5. Relocation expenses

   Important Information-  1,000 Korean won is approximately 0.9 US dollars as of 2017

○ Qualifications of Applicants

1) Global IT Technology Program Scholarship: Government officials, employees of public institutions and public enterprise or senior level researchers at national research institutes working in the ICT related fields in developing countries.

 1.  Employees from private institutions cannot apply.

Educational Background: A bachelor`s or master`s degree in the ICT-related area

 English Proficiency: TOEFL(iBT 83, PBT 560, CBT 220), IELTS 6.5, TEPS 599, TOEIC 720 or higher

 English Proficiency test should have been taken within 2 years from the deadline of the online application

 English Proficiency test can be replaced by English phone interview with ITTP director.

○ Degrees

1) Ph.D course

– Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Telecommunication Technology(Engineering/Management)

2) MS course

– Master of Science in Information and Telecommunication Technology(Engineering)

– Master of Arts in Information and Telecommunication Technology(Management)

 Admission Schedule 

On-line application: August 23rd,2017 – September 20th,2017 

 Document submission by post: By September 29th,2017

 Arrival check of submitted documents: August 28th,2017 ~ September 29th,2017 

 Application review: October 23rd, 2017 ~ November 27th,2017 

 Admissions notification: 5:00 p.m, December 8th,2017 

Important Information– The timeline is based on local time in South Korea  


○  Please refer to this webpage for more detailed information

1) ITTP Admission: 

2) KAIST Admission: 

○   How to Apply

1) Fill in the online application form at KAIST online application webpage


2) Pay the application fee

3) Send the required documents including ITTP application form to KAIST ITTP office

*Please refer to KAIST application webpage regarding detailed application process



○  Online Application

– Fill out the application form at the KAIST website(

*Choose ‘Global Information&Telecommunication Technology Program as a major’

– Make sure to apply before the deadline

1) To avoid on-line traffic

2) To give enough Screening Checking Decide time to ITTP Admission Committee, online application and offline submission is The Earlier The Better

– Please visit ITTP website(? and KAIST website( to check out admission related information before you apply

○ Contact Details of Coordinator 

Hyesong Jeong (Ms.) 


Tel. 82 42 350 6845 / Fax. 82 42 350 6858 

○ Postal Address 

Hyesong Jeong (Ms.) 

Coordinator, Global IT Technology Program(ITTP) 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST) 

KAIST Munji Campus 

193 Munji-ro Yuseong-gu Daejeon, Korea 

(Postal Code) 34051