Masters and PhD Scholarship @ KAIST, South Korea

The Opportunity

KAIST invites applications for multiple Masters and PhD positions in various areas of Transportation engineering under multiple research projects

Research Topics

  • Machine learning in Transportation
  • Safety analytics
  • Data science in Transportation
  • Simulation, including VR/AR
  • Advanced transport planning strategy
  • Modeling temporal-spatial analysis


  • Tuition fee waive
  • Stipend
  • International and domestic conference
  • Seminar and workshop financial support

 Qualification Requirements

  1. Applicants must have completed at least a bachelor’s degree in the following areas: Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or Data Science, Transport engineering, or Urban planning.
  2. The applicant must have a strong academic record, which, for example, a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or higher or equivalent to H1 or First-Class Honours Degree.
  3. The applicant is highly recommended to have some knowledge/background and a strong interest in the following areas: machine learning, big data, simulation, and modelling.
  4. Analytical skills and programming languages such as Python and C.
  5. Published SCI papers are preferable.
  6. The following criteria will be considered during the assessment:
    • Candidate’s academic performance in the bachelor’s degree (or Master’s degree),
    • Quality of the degree completed,
    • Completion time of the degree,
    • Knowledge in the relevant research field, including any publications in reputable journals and conferences,
    • English language proficiency and
    • Online interviews and references.
  • KAIST International Graduate Admission
    • 2024 Spring Entry: August 25 – September 15, 2023
    • 2023 Fall Entry (Early Track): December 1 – Decemebr 22, 2022
    • 2023 Fall Entry (Regular Track): February 28 – March 22, 2023

Faculty/Portfolio: Cho Chun Shik Graduate School ( )

Location: Daejeon, South Korea

Casual Interview: Selected candidates will be given an interview

Inquiries shall be sent to:

The Lead Chief Investigator, Dr Inhi Kim,

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Detailed information for application