Study in Korea

Moonsuk Seon, Team leader of International Relations, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in the Republic of Korea– DGIST, a government-funded research-oriented university which was founded by the Korean government in 2004, has dramatically grown into a Korea’s leading institute in science & technology  by opening a graduate program in 2011 and an undergraduate program in March 2014. 

In April, DGIST had educational competitiveness worldwide by opening a new academic campus with hi-tech educational facilities. 

DGIST graduate school offers Master and Ph.D. programs in six majors: emerging materials science, information & communication engineering, robotics engineering, energy systems engineering, brain science, and new biology. 

Among 248 talented graduate students, 11 are international students who came from Egypt, China, Pakistan, USA, India and Thailand. DGIST provides various benefits to all graduate students, such as full scholarship (no tuition), stipend (~USD7000/year for Master students, ~USD12000/year for Ph.D. students), dormitory and free Korean classes. 

Moreover, all lectures of graduate school are delivered in English.

In addition, the graduate school is providing a summer internship program in Brain science and Information & communication engineering to undergraduate students this year.

In this regard, it w ould be appreciated if you could convey this information to talented people of your university who would like to take graduate program abroad and excellent undergraduate students who are interested in the DGIST summer internship program. 

If you have any inquiry regarding the information, please do not hesitate to contact me (

Yours sincerely,

Moonsuk Seon, Ph.D.

Team Leader of International Relations

DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)


1. Information on DGIST Graduate Program and Application Process

2. Information on Summer Internship Program for Undergraduate Students