Why UST

UST VISION 2025

PROUDUST

Training USTians with pride by promotinga creative educational environment

UNIQUE
DIFFERENT
PROFESSIONAL
Excellent
Secure world-leading educational competitiveness

Discovering creative talent and to become real USTians
Establishment of UST21 education system

Entrepreneur
Become a university with industry-academia-research integration

Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
Strengthen the cooperation between GFRIs
Support business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies

Global
Establish global status as a national research university

Improving brand value
Improving cooperation network

Smart
Establish creative knowledge management system

Providing creative educational environment by applying cutting-edge technology
Improving management effectiveness

Monthly stipend

UST students are provided with a top-paying monthly stipend to ensure all students focus on their studies and research.

Payment Standards (Applied from March, 2013)

Payment standard (From March, 2013)
Degree course Amount
Doctoral course Minimum of KRW 1.6 million /month
Master’s course Minimum of KRW 1.2 million /month

Award Programs

What is internal awards?

A program to foster excellent scientists and enhance the quality of education by rewarding students and faculty members who have achieved outstanding research results

UST Research Paper Award

A program to enhance motivation together with to provide practical support by awarding students for their excellent research results

  • Prize information: Award certificate and prize money (Excellent Research Paper Advisor Awards are given to the advisor of the student who has received the UST Research Paper Award)
  • Award eligibility:Students currently enrolled at UST or UST graduates

Excellent Professorship Award

Prize given to the advisors of an excellent graduates who has achieved considerable research results while enrolled in UST(such as publications and patents)

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Professors of the students who are expected to graduate

Excellent Lecturer Award

A program to enhance the quality of education by improving the qualities of lectures given in UST. This award is given to professors who provided excellent lectures every semester

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Faculty members who opened the class

UST Excellent Research Advisor Award

A program to enhance excellent research results of students and professors by awarding professors whose students produced outstanding research achievements every year

  • Prize information: Award certificate and award medal
  • Award eligibility: Advisors whose student received UST Research Paper Award

Overseas Exchange Program

This program is to nurture global leaders in the fields of science and technology by providing financial support for overseas training program or overseas research co-op programs to outstanding students.

Overseas Exchange Program
Overseas Training Program Introduction This program is to foster global leaders in order to lead the globalization in the field of science and technology by providing opportunities to students of internship, joint research conducted abroad.
Support period 1 month ~ 3 months(90 days)
Support scope Travel expenses(air fee), living expenses, and traveler’s insurance
Eligibility
  • Ph.D. Students who have completed at least two semesters or Integrated program students who have passed the Ph.D. entrance exam
  • Students capable of fluent communication in English or the primary language of the destination
  • Got the permission with institute or Univ. where you participate in
  • Will not earn a degree during the program participation.
  • Successful applicants should be able to leave Korea in each supporting period
Overseas Exchange Program Introduction This program is to train students as global leaders in the field of science and technology by understanding the trends on advanced international scientific technology and enhance their fundamental intuition as they participate in research exchange activities such as international conferences or symposiums.
Support period Within 15 days
Support scope Travel expenses(air fee), living expenses, conference registration fee, and traveler’s insurance
Eligibility
  • Ph.D. Students who have completed at least two semesters or Integrated program students who have passed the Ph.D. entrance exam
  • Students capable of fluent communication in English or the primary language of the destination
  • Students presenting at international conferences as first authors in each supporting period