Korean-German International Research Training Group: iEGSEMP Korea

The International Research Training Group entitled iEGSEMP Korea: International Excellence Graduate School on Emerging Materials and Processes, was established as a joint project between POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology), UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), Yonsei University and Technische Universität Dresden in October 2015.

The aim of the iEGSEMP Korea, which is funded within the Institutional Strategy ("Zukunftskonzept") of TU Dresden in the framework of the German Excellence Initiative, is to train PhD students from Germany and Korea, in a synergetic way in current topics of materials research for applications in electronics, energy and medical technologies.

Involved university presidents/rectors: Prof. Doh-Yeon Kim (POSTECH), Prof. Mooyoung Jung (UNIST), Prof. Jeong Kap-Young (Yonsei) and Prof. Hans Müller-Steinhagen (TU Dresden)

Speaker of the consortium: Prof. Gianaurelio Cuniberti (TU Dresden)

Four Universities

involved, located in Germany and Korea:
TU Dresden
Yonsei University

12 Ph.D. Students

in Dresden and Korea working on Emerging Materials and Processes

Excellent Scientists

Prof. Gianaurelio Cuniberti (Coordinator)
Prof. Alexander Eychmüller (TU Dresden)
Prof. Xinliang Feng (TU Dresden)
Prof. Kwang Soo Kim (UNIST)
Prof. Jeong Soo Lee (POSTECH)
Prof. Rodney Ruoff (UNIST)
Prof. Hyeon Suk Shin (UNIST)
Prof. Jong Souk Yeo (Yonsei University)

Mutual 6-Month-Visits

of the Ph.D. Students at partner universities

University of Technology Dresden
Knowledge builds bridges.
Established in 1828
Dresden, Germany
Yonsei University
The truth will set you free.
Established in 1957
Seoul, South Korea
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
First in Change.
Established in 2007
Ulsan, South Korea
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Integrity, Creativity, and Aspiration.
Established in 1986
Pohang, South Korea