Dual Degree Program

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a Dual Degree Program with leading global universities. Students enrolled in this program will be granted a master's degree, not only from KAIST, but also from the corresponding universities. The following schools and majors can apply to this program, and those who desire to enroll in the program should contact the person in charge at the department office. For more detailed information, please contact the staff if you have any questions.

Current Status of Dual Degree Contracts

1. Partner Institutions
학위 대상 외국대학 학 과 분 야 비 고
(대학명 약어)
석사 Technische Universitat Berlin
(Berlin,Germany)
Fakulatat fur
Verkehrs-und
Maschinensysteme
Manufacturing 분야 TUB
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
(Karlsruhe,Germany)
Mechanical Engineering 기계공학 전분야 KIT
Technical University of Denmark
(Copenhagen,Denmark)
Mechanical Engineering DTU
Electrical Engineering Robotics, Biomechanics 등
Engineering Acoustics Acoustics
Wind Energy Wind Energy
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
(Stockholm,Sweden)
School of Industrial Engineering and Management 기계공학 전분야 KTH
School of Engineering Science 기계공학 전분야
Bandung Institute of Technology
(Indonesia,Bandung)
Mechanical Engineering 기계공학 전분야 ITB
Tokyo Institute of Technology
(Tokyo,Japan)
School of Engineering 기계공학 전분야 Tokyo Tech
Central Supelec (France) 기계공학 전분야 CS
Politecnico di Milano
(Milano,Italy)
Mechanical Engineering 고체/생산/동역학 PoliMi
Energy Engineering 열/유체
2. Eligible Candidates:
Students who will be enrolled in the corresponding semester of the corresponding year or those enrolled in the preceding semester
(e.g., as of February of 2019, students enrolled in the fall semester of 2018 and students who will be enrolled in the spring semester of 2019)
3. Selection Criteria:
Selected by the corresponding departments based on academic performance and English proficiency scores
4. Application Deadline:
Approximately 2 weeks before the beginning of each semester (adjusted to the academic calendar)
5. Descriptions
A. The master's degree program is composed of 4 to 5 semesters. Students generally study at KAIST during their first and fourth semesters and study in the partner institution during their second and third semesters.
B. Language
  • Germany and English: TUB, KIT
  • English: DTU, KTH, ITB, Tokyo Tech, PoliMi
  • French and English: CS
C. Thesis
  • Drafted and submitted to one of the schools: TUB, PoliMi
  • Drafted and submitted to both schools: KIT, DTU, KTH, ITB, Tokyo Tech, CS

※ Training expenses estimated on a 12-month basis [airfare (actual expense) and local living expenses] are partially covered by the BK21 funds, and the successful applicants will be individually informed of the detailed information about the amounts.
However, the extent of support may vary depending on the availability of the BK21 funds.
6. Required Documents
[Submitted to the person in charge at the department office (Ju, Hyoun Kyu)]
  • A study plan (downloaded from the website) needs to be drafted, approved (signed) by the advisor, and submitted [Download the Study Plan Form]
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • If applicable, official English transcripts (or copies) and second foreign language transcripts are submitted together.
7. Inquiry:
Department Office (Ju, Hyoun Kyu: T.3005, iamjhk79@kaist.ac.kr)

Current Status of Dual Degree Programs in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

연번 Continent Country Institution Name of Agreement KAIST Dept. Degree
1 유럽 독일 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Agreement for Dual Masters Degree Program 기계 석사
2 유럽 독일 Technical University of Berlin Agreement for Dual Degree Program 기계 석사
3 유럽 덴마크 Technical University of Denmark Agreement on Dual Degree Master Program 기계 석사
4 유럽 덴마크 Technical University of Denmark Agreement on Dual Degree Master Program 해양 석사
5 유럽 스웨덴 KTH Royal Institute of Technology Agreement on Dual Degree Master Program 기계 석사
6 유럽 프랑스 École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne (ENSMSE) Agreement of Cooperation for 기계 석사
7 미주 미국 Carnegie Mellon University Memorandum of Understanding for Dual Degree Program 기계 박사
8 아시아 인도네시아 Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) Double Degree Agreement 기계 석사
9 아시아 일본 Tokyo Institute of Technology Double Degree Agreement 기계 석사
10 유럽 프랑스 Centrale Supelec-Paris Saclay Dual Degree Agreement (Supplemental Agreement 1/2) 기계 석사
11 유럽 이탈리아 Politecnico di Milano Dual Degree Agreement 기계 석사