The KAIST International Summer School (KISS) serves as a hub for cultural and academic exchange between students from all over the world.

KISS has evolved to become an integral part of the summer experience at KAIST and unique opportunity for students, from Korea and abroad, to interlace a tapestry of academic exchange through creative teaching and learning.

Fields of study

UQ students are able to participate in the KAIST International Summer School Track 1: Course-oriented program. The following fields of study are available:

  • Humanities
  • Engineering, Technology
  • Korean Language
  • Science

More information regarding the program and specific seminars can be found on the host university website. 

Credit Equivalent

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 6 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the KAIST entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2018 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Tuition is approximately $1,450 - $2,870AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding


Accommodation is available at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host university have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 29 June 2018
End: 27 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Daejeon, South Korea
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate