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KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology is facing with the increasing importance of and demand for highly qualified scientists and engineers to support Korea?s industrialization, following the implementation of economic development plans since 1962. It is the now first research-oriented science and technology graduate school in Korea. Its mission is as follows: Education and training of highly qualified scientists and engineers equipped with theoretical and practical expertise. Participation in mid- to long-term government research projects and basic and applied research for the accumulation of Korea?s competitiveness in science and technology. Provision of research platforms to other research institutes and enterprises.
51
2014
43
2015
46
2016
  • 77.90
    Overall Score
  • 85.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 83
    Employer Reputation
  • 69.2
    Faculty Student
  • 99.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 23.5
    International Faculty
16
2014
19
2015
18
2016
  • 85.10
    Overall Score
  • 79.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 87.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 90.4
    H-index Citations
17
2014
13
2015
  • 87.80
    Overall Score
  • 92.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 81.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 86.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 88.8
    H-index Citations
2
2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
3
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 77.90
    Overall Score
  • 1971
    Establishment Year
  • 46
    WUR Overall
2
2014
3
2014
3
2015
3
2015
6
2016
3
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 96.90
    Overall Score
  • 99.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 98.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 87.5
    Faculty Student
  • 95.7
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 99.1
    Papers per Faculty
  • 99.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 51.5
    International Faculty
  • 33.1
    International Students
  • 61.7
    Inbound Exchange
  • 63.7
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,241
International
132

Number of students

9,855
Postgraduate 61%
Undergraduate 39%

Number of international students

556
Postgraduate 67%
Undergraduate 33%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.