Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

WORLD RANK

2011-12
94

Yuseong-gu, Republic of Korea

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    54.5
  • Teaching
    64.2
  • International outlook
    29.3
  • Industry income
    100.0
  • Research
    54.6
  • Citations
    47.1

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was founded in 1971 to underpin South Korea's move from light industrial goods to high technology. In 2009, it merged with the Information and Communications University. Today its 280-acre campus at Daedeok and 27 acres in Seoul accommodate more than 8,200 students and about 570 academics.