Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Engineering – DGIST

Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

Head of Team Asia & Africa

Phone

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+49 241 80 90812

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Engineering – DGIST for short – is located in the city of Daegu, also known as Daegu Metropolitan City, in South Korea. The city is about 240 kilometers from the capital Seoul and with more than 2.5 million inhabitants, the fourth largest city in South Korea. The city is the center of the Korean fashion industry. As well as the textile industry, the electrical industry, as well as metal processing and mechanical engineering are also particularly prominent in Daegu. The climate in the city is subtropical.

The DGIST is a young state university in South Korea. It is strongly research-oriented and particularly focuses on engineering. The university cooperates with many different research institutes. Further, DGIST is a member of K-Star – Korean Universities for Science & Technology and Advanced Research. There are plentiful research opportunities in the areas of Emerging Material Science, Information and Communication Enigneering, Robotics Engineering, Energy Science and Engineering, Brain and Congintive Sciences, and New Biology.

Research internships are available for Bachelor’s students. These last approximately six weeks in March/April or five weeks in September/October. Students can conduct research at a research laboratory of their choice.

 
General Information

Country

South Korea

City

Daegu

Founded

2004

Number of Students

2,100

Websites

DGIST website

International Office

Research internships for Bachelor's students

 
Exchange

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 4th semester or higher

Type of Stay

Research

Length of Stay

Five to six weeks

Time of Stay

See DGIST's website

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application A good to very good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills

Abitur grade or Language Center certificate required

Application

Apply to DGIST directly

 
Financing
Funding Possibilities

The program offers funding of KRW 700,000 (in winter) or 800,000 (in summer) for board and lodging.