More program details should be available from KAIST later in the Fall 2021 semester about the Summer 2022 program.
Have you always wanted to travel to South Korea? The Visiting Student Researcher program at KAIST is for students who wish to conduct research in one of KAIST’s laboratories for less than a year. Students will work closely with KAIST professors on various research projects, depending on laboratory assignment.
- Pitt student in good standing
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Must be studying in your second year or higher at the time of application
- Please check partner school for additional requirements
Costs for the program can be found on the school's website. Funding through the Swanson School of Engineering might be possible, please watch for research and internship funding information to be sent out to all students via email. Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad. Visit our Budgeting page for more information.
In addition to applying to Pitt Global Experiences through this application portal, and submitting the Pitt application materials, you must also submit an application and additional documents DIRECTLY to KAIST. Pitt's application deadline for this program is Feb 28, 2022. KAIST typically has a similar deadline! Any questions, please contact: Alicia Olalde, SSOE Global Experiences Office.
KAIST research offerings are typically posted on their academic department website. Once you have researched teh offerings, we suggest you then reach out the the head professor of the lab to request to do research. It is recommended that you use Pitt contacts to KAIST colleagues to assist with this process. From there, the International Relations Team at KAIST will contact you and you will be directed to fill out the Online Registration on the KAIST website.
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