O que eu aprenderei?

KAIST GSMSE offers coursework and research opportunities in the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, and the Biomedical Research Center, all of which belong to the College of Life Science and Bioengineering, in addition to those opportunities offered by GSMSE. The excellent faculties of these departments provide a stimulating environment for both basic medical research and bioengineering. GSMSE also allows students to choose a particular mentor (professor) in any laboratory or department in KAIST thereby offering students unparalleled freedom and opportunities for individualized research training. In addition, GSMSE has exchange programs with top national hospitals, laboratories and universities designed to maximize each student’s opportunities to develop a strong foundation in both basic medical research and clinical medicine.

The KAIST Graduate School of Medical Science & Engineering (KAIST GSMSE) aims to understand the fundamental mechanisms of human diseases and to deliver new insights in the field of biomedical science that change the course of biology and medicine. Our department is driven by a collective of biomedical scientists who share the same vision, but with diverse expertise in molecular and cell biology, immunology, metabolism, neuroscience and genetics/genomics and clinical medicine.

In order to perform biomedical research of superior quality, interdisciplinary efforts with participation by medical doctors are essential. The importance of MD scientists in research will increase even more in the future. The collaborative research driven by excellent medical scientists promise to produce innovative outcomes that can significantly enhance our understanding of biomedical science and will advance our technology to develop better therapeutics and medical equipment.

We provide the best educational environment and cutting-edge research opportunity for young scientists and medical doctors dreaming of exceptional biomedical scientists in the future.

Students who enter the integrated master's and doctoral degree program are expected to complete their doctoral degree. It generally requires five academic years of study. They start with the master's program and are admitted to the PhD program without the usual requirements of submitting the master’s thesis.

De qual departamento farei parte?

College of Life Science and Bio Engineering

Opções de estudo

Período integral (5 anos)

₩8.096.000,00 (R$ 29.146) por ano
₩4,048,000 per semester
Data de início

Esperado Fevereiro 2020


Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Daejeon Campus,

291, Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu,


34141, South Korea

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

International applicants must not have citizenship of Korea. Korean citizens who hold dual citizenship are not eligible to apply as international students. International candidates must meet ALL of the following requirements: (1) He or she holds or will hold a bachelor’s and master’s degree (for doctoral applicant) or, he or she holds or will hold a bachelor’s degree (for master’s applicant). (2) He or she is not a citizen of Korea. International applicants of Korean ethnicity, regardless of birthplace, MUST additionally satisfy ONE of the following two requirements. Neither of the applicant’s parents are not citizens of Korea or; The applicant must have received his/her entire elementary, junior high, and high school education outside of Korea at the comparable and equivalent level of those provided in Korea (for master’s applicants) or, he or she received entire elementary, junior high, high school, and undergraduate education outside of Korea and also received a master’s degree in or outside of Korea at the comparable and equivalent level of those provided in Korea (for doctoral applicants). Applicants must meet one of the English proficiency test minimum score requirements: TOEFL iBT 83 (PBT 560, CBT 220), IELTS 6.5 band (Academic mode), TOEIC 720 (Listening & Reading), TEPS 599/New TEPS 326.

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