School of Law
College of Liberal Arts
College of Life Science
Food and Resource Economics; Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering; Biotechnology; Life Sciences;
College of Political Science and Economics
Political Science and International Relations; Public Administration; Economics; Statistics
College of Science
Mathematics; Physics; Chemistry; Earth and Environmental Science
College of Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering; Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering; Architecture; Mechanical Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Industrial Management Engineering
Mechatronics; Micro Device Engineering; Micro/Nano Systems; Urban Regeneration;
Biomicro System Technology
College of Medicine
College of Education
College of Informatics
Computer and Radio Communications Engineering, Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
Visual Information Processing
College of Health Sciences
Public Health Science; Integrated Biomedical and Life Sciences; Bioengineering; Health and Safety Convergence Science
College of Science and Technology
Applied Physics; Advanced Material Chemistry; Control and Instrumentation Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Food and Biotechnology; Biotechnology and Bioinformatics; Accelerator Science; Computer and Information Science; Electronics and Information Engineering
College of Pharmacy
6 Interdisciplinary Programs
2. Enrollment Quota
The enrollment quota open for each program is to be determined based on the combined number of both enrollment shortages from the 2019 Doctorate Degree Program Admission and students who have withdrawn from their doctoral and integrated master-doctoral degree programs.
a. Those who apply for admission to the third semester of the Integrated Programs must already or will have: (A) completed at least 2 semesters in a Master’s program (including transfer semesters) and (B) earned at least 12 credits with a GPA of at least 3.5 by the end of the semester currently in progress.
b. Those who apply to be admitted to the fourth semester of the Integrated Programs must already or will have: (A) completed at least 3 semesters in a Master’s program (including transfer semesters) and (B) earned at least 18 credits with a GPA of at least 3.5 by the end of the semester currently in progress.
Those who have completed or are planning to finish the coursework in their Master’s programs will be deemed ineligible; and
Those applying for the Departments of Sociology, Political Science and International Relations, and Education require a minimum GPA of 4.0; and those applying for the Departments of Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Biosystem and Biotechnology, and Integrated Biomedical and Life Sciences require a minimum GPA of 3.8.
c. Only those in a full-time Master’s Program (Students of Academy-Research-Industry Collaboration Programs included) are eligible.
d. Those who received a recommendation from their academic advisor.
e. Those failing to meet the requirements (credits, GPA, etc.) specified in (a) and (b) upon the completion of the semester in progress at the time of application will be disqualified for admission even if they have already received notice of acceptance.
① Applicants for the Department of Education require a minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 81 in addition to fulfilling requirements (a) through (d).
② Applicants may apply for a program in the same field in their Master’s program (except for Political Science and International Relations, Economics); and foreign students who are Military Personnel designated by the Ministry of Education or Global Korea Scholarship winners, are not eligible to apply for extra-quota admission beyond the regular quota.
➂ The Department of International Business has been integrated into the International Business Studies of the Department of Business Administration, and students majoring in the Business Analytics program of the Department of Business Administration are not eligible to apply for the Integrated Programs.
4. Application Materials
a. Application Form, one (1) copy
b. Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (indicating credits and grades earned for two or more semesters in a Master’s Program), one (1) copy of each
※ Undergraduate transcripts are not required for applicants to the Departments of Economics and of Statistics
c. Statement of Purpose, one (1) copy
d. Recommendation Letter from an academic advisor, one (1) copy
e. Publications and other research results, one (1) copy of each
f. Certified foreign language test score report, one (1) copy (*Original copy of the score report must also be presented to verify the duplicate copy to be submitted as application material)
① Mandatory documents: a - d
(However, applicants for the Department of Education must also submit a TOEFL score report)
② Optional documents: e - f
5. Candidate Evaluation
: Preliminary document screenings & face-to-face oral interviews
Applicants for the Department of Sociology are required to take a written test instead of an oral interview.
Applicants for the Departments of Economics, Statistics, and Mathematics are to be evaluated solely based on their application materials submitted (no interviews or written tests)
6. Deadline and Application Fee
a. Application Period: 09:00~17:00 (KST), 25 (Mon) - 27 (Wed) May 2020
b. Submit Application to: Administration Office of each College/School
c. Application Fee: KRW 80,000
d. Bank Account: Hana Bank 391-910010-71604 (Beneficiary: 고려대학교)
Please put Depositor’s Name as “Your Name”+”Program” (e.g. “Paul Davis Physics”)
e. A bank slip indicating payment of the application fee must be attached to the application form.
7. Candidate Evaluation Period (Evaluation to be conducted by individual Colleges/Schools and Departments)
: 11 (Thu) - 12 (Fri) June, 2020
※ Details to be announced on the Notice Board and by the Administration Office when you submit your application
8. Admission Offer Notification
: 30 July (Thu), 2020 (subject to change)
※ To be announced on the website of the Graduate School and on the notice board of the Administration Office of each College/School
9. Inquiries regarding the application and admission process should be directed to the Administration Office of each College/School.