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Innovative University Changing the World through Convergence

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WHY DGIST
WHY

DGIST

Innovative University Changing the World through Convergence, DGIST

The best educational environment and process to nurture global leaders who will lead the 4th industrial revolution.

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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY The best educational system to nurture convergence individuals
  • Non-degree and
    single undergraduate program
  • Convergence e-textbooks
    developed by DGIST
  • Exclusive professor system
    for undergraduate course
  • Specialized program
    of undergraduate education

Based on the philosophy of convergence education, leadership education, and entrepreneurship education, we nurture knowledge-creating global individuals

  • Data from the August announcement
    of University Notice

    No.1 investment in student education among top 17 universities/
    science and engineering universities

  • More than 40% of the newly enrolled students
    are from science high schools.

  • Competition ratio
    for 2018 rolling admission 13:1

  • Provides scholarships, room and board,
    and meals to all student enrolled

  • 90 out of 96 first graduates
    in 2017 went to graduate school

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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Student support programsto nurture creative and balanced individuals
  • National scholarships for all students
    • - All students enrolling in at DGIST
      are exempted from enrollment fees
      and tuition as they are selected
      to receive national scholarships
    • - Academic stipend given to all students during
      the semester (support for living stipend,
      educational expenses, and meals)
  • Provides opportunities to take summer classes
    in leading world universities and overseas research
    • - All freshmen students took summer classes
      at UC Berkeley, Stanford University,
      and Johns Hopkins university
    • - Provides research opportunities through exchange agreement with excellent research institutes abroad
  • All students live in dormitory

    - Provides a double-room dormitory with the latest facilities

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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Discovers Top Students and Nurtures them to DGIST Core Human ResourcesAbundant scholarship benefits
  • Awardsspecial scholarships
  • Provides research funding to carry out self-initiated research programs
  • Overseas training and internship support
  • Mentoring with fellows and renowned social figures
  • DPF Leadership educational programs
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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY No.1 in the Patent Application Areaof Patent and Technology Research-centered Universities
  • 1

    No.1 in patent applications
    (274 patents applied in 2017)

  • 2

    No.2 in technology transfer income
    (about 55 million KRW)

  • 3

    One professor applied and
    registered 13.5 patents on average

  • 4

    20 patents applied and registered and
    5 technology transfers in Korea and abroad

  • 5

    Supports ’50 million KRW’
    of research funding on average
    for 10 projects every year

Source: 2018 Hankyung Science and Engineering University Evaluation
  • Active supportfor the commercialization
    of excellent technology

  • Carries out customized
    technology upgrade project

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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Active Student Startup Support based on Entrepreneurship Education
  • Organized regular curriculum for the School of Undergraduate Studies
    in 'Biseul Valley Startup Program (BSP)'
  • Benefits for BSP students:
    • Semester 1: Establishes a business model and a startup based on DGIST research performance
    • Semester 2: Activities to attract direct investment and provides actual startup experiences
  • Some students in the BSP program who took ‘Technology Venture 1’ class succeeded
    in establishing a company (7 out of 28 students)
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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Pleasant and Convenient Healing Campus
  • Ecofriendly campus

    Pleasant and convenient ecofriendly DGIST campus

  • Fitness Center

    Coffee shop & mart, swimming pool, lecturer/medical office, change/shower rooms (male/female), communication office, main stadium, preparation office (3), G.X room, fitness center, squash court, screen golf course

  • Institution tour

    Runs a customized institution tour program for regular visitors

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DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DGIST Infographic Video