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Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech)

History

POSTECH is Korea’s first research university, established in a period when Korea was still chasing after advanced technologies of developed nations. It was founded on the belief that Korea needed a university that could spearhead the global science and technology community.

Education

POSTECH’s founding tenets bid us to ultimately serve the nation and humanity through education and research. Continuing our tradition of excellence, I will do my utmost to lead POSTECH into a global research university that will brighten the future of Korea.

Research

 In research, we led technological innovation demanded by the times with superb research results.

Career

Several choices of career…all graduates were accepted in the fields that they desired. Since the first graduation in 1991, as of February 2013, the number of alumni was 633 undergraduates, 415 master, 122 doctor, and 1,170 in total (883 alumni, considering the number of affiliated students).

PhD Programmes

Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) Scholarships

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Grant
1000000 KRW
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Global Scholarship Program (GSP)
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Chungnam National University
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
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GKS Korean Government Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Korean Government
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
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International Conference Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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Coefficient
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
98 2
2024
100 -29
2023
71
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
149 14
2023
163
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
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2023
301
2022
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
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2023
409
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

All international students will automatically be assigned to the on-campus accommodation upon meeting Buddies on campus, the first place they should go to is the Housing Office located on the first floor of the Dormitory Bldg. No. 13.

Library services

The Library provides traditional functions that collect paper materials and multifaceted functions that prepare ever changing digital world i.e. IT, computer, edcation development, and special research information center.

ICT services

You will have an access to computers at: 1. Internet Book Cafe (first floor, Student Union Building) 2. Tae-Joon Park Digital Library (computers located on every floor including Cyber Cafe on the sixth floor) 3. Computer labs in individual department buildings

Medical services

POSTECH runs a free-of-charge campus clinic on the 2nd floor of the Student Union Building, where a nurse provides primary medical consultations and treatments for faculty, staff, and students. The clinic is only for primary medical treatment.

Campus life

With a 400-acre campus, POSTECH is fully equipped with the latest facilities. It is home to the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory and over 73 research centres.

Sports facilities

Most of the facilities in the Gymnasium are free of charge for students.The gym is open every day from 6:30 am to 12:00 midnight, and closed every third Sunday.

Student clubs

Graduate Admissions and Students Affairs hosts international events and programs throughout the year; it ranges from Korean movie nights to field trips, and many other cultural activities. 

Institutional Accreditation: Ministry of Education of Korea

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations: Korean Council for University Education (KCUE)

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