Deadline for Preliminary Application: October 21, 2016

According to the agreement between MUST and DGIST dated on October 07, 2015, MUST recommend its talented young lecturers, researchers, senior year students, and graduate students for DGIST’s graduate programs. MUST applicants are invited to apply to DGIST’s six departments: Emerging Materials Science, Information & Communication Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, and New Biology. Each department has set the limit for the number of students recommended. Details are as below.



Emerging Materials Science


Information & Communication Engineering


Robotics Engineering


Energy Systems Engineering


Brain & Cognitive Sciences


New Biology




Eligibility and Qualifications

  • Young faculty members of MUST, active full-time graduate students of MUST, and active full-time senior year students of MUST in the areas of above listed directions
  • Applicants who hold bachelor's degrees or are expected to complete their bachelor's degrees by June, 2017
  • Applicants who hold master’s degrees or are expected to complete their master’s degrees by June, 2017

Selection Criteria

  • The candidates will be selected on the basis of personal motivation, intercultural abilities, knowledge of English and academic excellence, and excellent working or learning ethics.
  • First step: School level selection
  • Second step: University level selection
  • Third step: Online application and skype interview by DGIST Professors from Korea.


  • TUITION FEE: Full scholarship for all selected applicants
  • STIPENT: DGIST will cover the living expense (Please feel free to contact Dr. T. Uuganbayar, Director of International Relations and Cooperation, MUST if you have any questions on this matter at 329081)

How to apply

  • Everyone who is fitting to above listed requirement can apply
  • Applicants must make their requests to their Deans (MUST affiliated schools) including to deadline (21.10.2016). Then, affiliated schools must recommend their applicants from young faculty members to the Center for Faculty Development (Dr. T. Uranchimeg, Director of Faculty Development Center) and applicants from their students to the Office of International Relations and Cooperation, MUST (Dr. T. Uuganbayar, Director of International Relations and Cooperation, MUST) by October 21 in formal letters.
  • Recommended candidates will have an interview on October 21, 2016. For more questions, please contact Dr. Uranchimeg, Director of Faculty Development Center or Dr. T. Uuganbayar, Director of International Relations and Cooperation, MUST)

Documents to be submitted with the formal letter have be in English

  • CV
  • Brief proposal of research or study plan (150-200 words)
  • English language proficiency certificate if it is available.
  • Transcript of records at the time of applying (active full-time graduate and senior year students)
  • Certificates of bachelor and master degrees with transcripts if they are available
  • Any other useful documents

About DGIST: The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology is a leading South Korean research oriented national university that has been building a world leading convergence university. For more information, please visit


PS: Students need to submit their application by themselves through our online application webpage. [ frame601025.aspx : online application webpage will be open at 10:00 AM, October 13(Thu) - KST ]

Please find attached the application guideline which explains how to use our application webpage.


Office of International Relations and Cooperation, MUST

Center of Faculty Development, MUST