Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is the leading technical university in Korea.

Aim
DTU and KAIST have had close collaboration since 2008. The partnership is based on strong synergies in research, education and innovation as well as a shared focus on green growth and sustainable development.

Initiatives
DTU and KAIST have especially close research collaboration within the following selected areas:

  • Intregrated Water Technology
  • Biosustainability
  • Off Shore Wind Turbine Systems 
  • Battery Research and Development 
  • Fuel Cells
  • Biorefinery 
  • Acoustic metamaterials

Furthermore, education is an important part of the cooperation between KAIST and DTU. Since 2009 11 joint MSc Dual Degrees have been established. You can read more about the different Dual Degrees in the box on the right. 

Organisation
The alliance has links to the ”National Green Growth Alliance”. The goal of the alliance is to promote Denmark and Korea's political, commercial and technological collaborations in the fields of green technology and growth.