Application Due Date: 5pm on 14 September 2018 (Seoul time).

The African Advancement Institute of the African Advancement Bank has actually revealed the execution of the Next African Worldwide IT Leaders Program under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Understanding Sharing Program (KSP).

The goal of the program is to produce an emergency of extremely trained specialists in ICT throughout the African continent at the level of Worldwide IT professionals.

The program is created to expose mid-career specialists in African nations to the most recent strategies and understanding readily available through graduate research studies at greater universities in Korea, the statement stated.

Upon conclusion of their research studies, the scholars would go back to their house nations in order to use and to share their freshly obtained understanding and abilities to boost the socio-economic advancement of their nations.

This two-year Master’s degree program in Infotech offers incorporated courses concentrated on the IT innovations and methods of Korea.

It likewise gettings chances for connecting with Korean IT commercial business through classes and workshops; school trip to conventional websites to experience Korean culture and history; and on-site workshops at IT business to take a view of the scene of Korea’s IT market.


  • KAIST scholarship receivers will be revealed with the admission outcome.
    The scholarship quantity and conditions are set prior to trainee registration based upon the benefits of the candidate.
  • The KAIST Scholarship Committee will take a look at additional exemption of tuition and costs every year. KAIST scholarship receivers are normally exempt from paying tuition and costs. A month-to-month allowance of 350,00 0 KRW for Master’s course trainees and 400,00 0KRW for Postgraduate degree course trainees and the National Medical insurance cost are supported by the recipient’s advisor/department.

A strenuous trainee choice program remains in location that targets workers in the field of ICT in public and economic sector in the Bank’s Regional Member Countries. Candidates must in addition have the following credentials:

  1. A qualified bachelor’s degree in an IT-related location
  2. A certificate of English efficiency: TOEFL (iBT 83, PBT 560, CBT 220), IELTS 6.5, TEPS 599, TOEIC 720 or greater). These must have been taken a minimum of 2 years ahead of the due date of the application
  3. A public authorities, staff member of public organizations or senior-level scientist at nationwide research study institutes operating in the IT fields.
  4. This program is not readily available to Korean people, consisting of Koreans who hold double citizenship.

To Find Out More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the African Advancement Bank Next African Global IT Leaders Program 2018


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