2018 POSTECH Open Lab Program

2018 POSTECH Open Lab Program

2018 POSTECH Open Lab Program 

2018 POSTECH Open Lab Program is designed to provide international exchange students with not only research participation opportunities but also various cultural activities during the summer vacation.

Please kindly share the following information and attached materials with your students.

  1. Eligibility:

Currently enrolled 3rd year undergraduate students in partner universities of POSTECH. Applicants must be nominated by a program coordinator of the international office at his/her home university.

  1. Program Date: July 2 (Mon) ~ July 27 (Fri), 2018 (4 weeks)
  2. Application:

– Academic Transcript in English

– Recommendation Letter from Home University Supervisor

– Official Score of English Proficiency  

– Letter of Approval from POSTECH Advisor

     – Copy of Passport

  • After completing the online application, students will submit a printout of the completed application form to the program coordinator of home university. The program coordinator will sign on the form and send it to POSTECH International Relations by email before the application deadline (April 13).

※ Softcopies will suffice for application, and submitting original documents is not required.

  1. Application Deadline: April 13 (Fri), 2018
  2. Admission Announcement: by the end of April, 2018
  3. Advising Professor & Research Proposal:

Before applying, all incoming students need to contact a POSTECH professor who will agree to supervise research projects. Please refer to the attached list of participating professors to find more information about the professors, capacities and their research areas. If admission is approved, they will ask the supervisors to write a letter of approval which will be uploaded on the online application.

Admitted students will write a research proposal prior to arrival at POSTECH and submit it to advising professors and lab buddies.

  1. Transferring Credit for Research:

For the 4 week research participation, students will be given a grade of S (Satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory) for the course of <Research Participation for International Exchange Students> (Course No. RPES 400, 1 credit).

  1. Cultural Activities & Special Lectures:

The program participants will be invited to various cultural activities every week such as experiencing modern and traditional Korean cultures, visit to a summer festival, special lectures, and more! Schedules will be announced to participating exchange students by the end of May.

  1. Free Korean Language Class:

POSTECH Language Education Center (POSLEC) will offer a regular Korean class for all students participating in the 2018 POSTECH Summer Program, and participants are highly encouraged to take the 4 week complimentary Korean language class (non-credit bearing class).

  1. Research Scholarship of KRW 500,000 will be provided for all participants.

You will find the detailed information from the attachment.

Should you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you so much for your supports and we hope to host your students through the program.

Contact: Ms. Ji-Hye Kim

International Relations, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

77 Cheongam-Ro, Nam-Gu, Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Korea 790-784

Tel. +82-54-279-3682 | Fax. +82-54-279-3590 | Email. rubis5@postech.ac.kr