German-Korean Collaboration


The Department of Energy Engineering of Hanyang University, the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology of Saarland University and the Biosensors and Materials Group of KIST Europe have signed a

Memorandum of Understanding

concerning agreed on academic and research affairs, in particular:

1.  Initiating a joint degree program

2.  Exchange of faculty members, researchers and staff

3.  Exchange of graduate students

4.  Conducting joint research activities

5.  Holding lectures and symposia

6.  Exchange of information and academic publications


In order to fill this MoU with live, the following actions are planed in 2018:

Research stay of a German graduate student at Hanyang University

Lectures of a German professor at Hanyang University

Joint workshop at KIST Europe on September 13, 2018


Idea for the joint degree program:

International branch of the MDC Materials Chemistry comprising 5 semesters (2.5 years);

•1st year in Korea for both the Korean and the German students
•2nd year in Saarbrücken for both the Korean and the German students
•5th semester:  Master thesis either in Korea or in Saarbrücken

Lectures, seminars, practical courses and examinations
will be held in English language, both in Korea and in Saarbrücken