Multiple Master’s and Ph.D. Positions, Transportation Lab, KAIST, South Korea

Expires on: 03/25/2024


We seek multiple master’s and Ph.D. students to join our transportation labs in Fall (Sept) 2024. The positions will be fully funded with a tuition waiver and competitive stipend. Selected candidates will work in the general area of Smart Future Transportation Systems.

Students with backgrounds (not limited to) in transportation engineering, civil engineering, economics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, control, automotive engineering, human factors, ergonomics, policy, etc., are encouraged to apply

If you are interested in applying, please contact Ms. Heeyun Kang at by 27th Feb 2024 to verify if you are qualified to apply for the position.


Kindly put “PhD(Master) application” in the subject line and attach your CV along with other supporting materials (e.g., English score, transcript, a short description of your research interests)

Tuition fee is waived:
– Around KRW 10,000,000 per semester

Stipend (monthly financial support):
– Around KRW 1,400,000 for M.S. students
– Around KRW 1,800,000 for Ph.D. students

Living expenses :
– Living cost in Daejeon, Korea, is very low compared to Europe or Australia.
– Quality Dormitory: 94,000 ~ 280,000 KRW (per month) KAIST dorm fees are generously low compared to other universities in Korea. Dorm fees will depend on whether you are assigned to a two ~ three-person room or a single room. All dorm rooms have desks, chairs, closets, and beds.
– Food: 3,000 ~ 7,000 KRW (per meal)
– Medical aid fee: 30,000 KRW (per semester)
Even if you treat it outside hospitals, you can get a medical fee deduction.

Timeline :
– Online Application : March 4th, 10A.M. – March 25th, 5 P.M. 2024
– Application Material Submission Deadline : April 3rd, 6 P.M. 2024

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was established in 1971 by the Korean government as the nation’s first research – ­­intensive graduate school for science, engineering, and technology. It has now become one of the world’s best universities, delivering top–notch education and research programs for undergraduate and graduate students. KAIST encourages interdisciplinary and convergent research across a wide spectrum of disciplines, as well as strong collaborations with industry and global institutions. It is ranked #=24 (subject: Engineering and Technology) in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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