- Contracted Program > Department of IT Convergence (Department of IT Convergence)
To cultivate professionals in the field of IT convergence, Korea University and Samsung Electronics DMC R&D Center signed an agreement on September 2, 2011 to create an IT convergence department program. This university-industry collaborative graduate program aims to train advanced students how to research in the core technology that will drive the convergence fields of the future. Graduates will be at the forefront of developing cutting-edge technology through world-class research.
The department provides an excellent research environment as well as extensive financial support including full tuition and grants to all graduate students. In addition, students will be offered employment at Samsung Electronics after graduation, which will maximize their individual research capacity in a more stable research environment. Special benefits such as scholarships and visits to Samsung research institutes overseas are also provided annually. Through outstanding faculty and specialized, segmented and differentiated research processes in the KU IT convergence department, students will grow to become outstanding experts in the field of IT convergence.