PhD in Physics
Pohang University of Science & Technology

Degree: PhD in Physics
Program Language: English and Korean
Admission Semester: Fall (September)Spring (February)
Start Date: January Intake
Program Duration: Minimum 7 semesters


Semester Tuition Fees: 4800 Euro
Other Fees: The above fees structure applies to all faculties as an average but may vary with programs as per specific requirements . In case of extension, extra fees will be charged. Please pay attention to the acceptance letter for actual amounts to be paid.
Cost of living: 500 - 800 euros per month
Job opportunities: Part-time jobs for students are competitive throughout the town.These part-time jobs usually pay from 300 to 500 euros depending on the type of work.
Funding opportunities within the university: Universities usually offer part-time opportunities to students who constantly excel academically.

Program details

Educational organisation: Pohang University of Science & Technology
Study abroad: Opportunity Available
Internships: On the third year of study students will be legible to undertake industrial training or internship also known as industrial attachment.
Form of assessment: GPA Grade
ECTS credits: Each course in the program (Electives & Prerequisites) commands a certain amount of credit points.
Program objectives: Physics

Minimum cost of living

Accomodation: 300 - 600 Euro / month
Food: 200 Euro / month
Cost of living: 550 Euro / month
Transportation: 80 Euro / month


Language requirements: Korean and English Proficiency
Academic requirements:

- High School

- A-level Certificate

Degree certificate

Master degree


1. High School & A-Level Certificates

2. Evidence of Korean and English Language Proficiency (if applicable)

3. Passport Copy

undergraduate degree and Transcript

Master degree and Transcript


Arrival support: Support Available - Provided by the university
Services and support for international students: Support Available - Provided by the university


*On-Campus options available


About Pohang University of Science & Technology:

Pohang University of  Science & Technology is a small private technical university that was founded in the year 1986. The university specializes in training potential engineers for the workplace in this ever evolving world. Pohang University of  Science & Technology only has limited spaces available for potential students and thus you have to hurry to apply to this prestigious university.

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About South Korea:

The leading country of South Korea is budding into one of the most advanced countries in the world thanks to its successful economy and modern technological advancements. The Korean government and its people have a strong passion for education because they dutifully want young individuals to learn the skills required for the 21st century. Korea has been dubbed as a strong performer and a successful reformer in education, labeling their style as very effective and thorough.

About the city:

Pohang is a large coastal city in South Korea which is located in the south-east of the country. Pohang is a city with just over 500 thousand people and the city has good tourist facilities and events like the fireworks festival held every summer and the large bustling traditional market