Academic Affairs

Thesis defense schedule for 2023 1st semester

ECElMarch 20, 2023l Hit 585

The following notice is about ‘schedule for Dissertation evaluation for M.S. & Ph.D.’ 2023 1st semester.

(all the related official documents can be found the website below)

공지사항 학사 - 서울대학교 공과대학 전기∙정보공학부 (

The staff who is in charge of this academic affairs is Ms.mina kim ( in ECE dept.

If you have any inquiry about academic affairs, contact her by email or drop by this office in person.



You must meet all the requirements( 1,2,3 and 4) for thesis defense


1) QT and language test (TEPS, TOEFL etc.)

You have to pass both major exam and English test(or Korean Test). Those who fail to language test(TEPS, TOEFL etc.)

※Score on the English examination are to be substituted to this office before the submission date of thesis defense (every semester: in early March , in early September )


You cannot print out the bill even though you pass QT. So you need to check your status on my snu website.

It will be working only the designated period.

Please, access to mysnu portal site - click '학사정보' -click' 졸업' -click '졸업시험 신청' - click '종합시험 판정결과 조회'

※ Students who have taken Qualify Test in March may also register for dissertation evaluation in this time. But you need to check the result QT in the middle of April. (Qualifying Test Announcement Date: in the middle of April.) In case of failure, the registration for dissertation evaluation must be canceled. So you need to notify the staff of the result.


2) Completion of Course Work : Please, the course work must be confirmed by MS. Mina Kim in your 3rd semester. If it is not enough, you can register for the credits in your 4th semester.


-석사 (Master’s Programs)

Course credits: A minimum of 24 (major) credits

24학점 이상 취득한 학생
(전·컴 교과목 12학점 이상 수강 / 전·정 교과목 9학점 이상 수강(논문연구, 모듈세미나 포함))
*21학번 이후 부터 전기정보공학부 교과목의 논문연구 미포함(모듈세미나는 포함)

Note that ‘24 credits’ means the courses only for major. Elective Courses are not included.


Course credits: A minimum of 36 (major) credits, including maximum of 12 research credits

36학점 이상 취득한 학생
(전·컴 교과목 18학점 이상 수강 / 전·정 교과목 12학점 이상 수강(논문연구, 모듈세미나 포함))
*21학번 이후 부터 전기정보공학부 교과목의 논문연구 미포함(모듈세미나는 포함)

(Integrated MS and PhD program: A minimum of 60 credits when credits obtained in the master’s program are included.)


GPA: A minimum GPA of 3.0


- 석박통합 (combined masters and phd programs)

60학점 이상 취득한 학생
(전·컴 교과목 30학점 이상 수강 / 전·정 교과목 18학점 이상 수강(논문연구, 모듈세미나 포함))
*21학번 이후 부터 전기정보공학부 교과목의 논문연구 미포함(모듈세미나는 포함)


3) Record for paper or conference


Each master program student can acquire the eligibility to submit dissertation only after he/she has submitted (as the first author) a minimum of 1 academic paper in an internationally or domestically renowned journal or presented (as the first author) a minimum of 1 academic paper at a conference



Ph.D students acquire the eligibility to submit dissertations only after they have published (or obtained an acceptance letter) a minimum of 1 academic paper in an internationally renowned journal(SCI/SCIE) as the first author and presented or published a minimum of 1 among international conferences, domestic journals or registered international patents.

To submit a doctoral dissertation evaluation application form, students must, before the semester of the prospective conferment of their degrees, create the dissertation guidance committee, present and be approved of the dissertation proposal by the dissertation guidance committee, and submit the dissertation guidance report to the School Office by the end of the semester.


** 석사.박사통합과정학생은 "박사 진입한 연도를 기준"으로  학술회의나 저널에 발표 실적 자료를 제출
ex) 석박통합과정 2007학번이나 5학기째인 2009년도가 박사과정으로 인정함으로  sci급 1편 및 학술대회 등 총 2편을 제출)
급 관련 내용 참고



4) Others

-If you passed 4th semester which means you are a research student, you need to pay for research student fee, 200,000 won

(Last registration period: check the board)

-PhD : students who has finished ‘preliminary thesis defense’ last semester can apply for thesis defense in this semester.


[MS & PhD] Registration period for application (& How to apply)

Registration period (month/day)

2023. 3. 13. (월) ~ 4. 7. (금) 오후 5시까지

After on-line registration, you need to submit required documents to this office.

How to apply : log on -> registration -> print it out by PDF file

(Check your e-mail very often. All the notices related to thesis dissertation will be sent by e-mail)

접수 이후로 공지사항 등이 입력한 메일 주소로 전달되니 자주 확인하는 이메일로 정확하게 입력하시기 바랍니다.

접수시 외부심사위원은 개인정보(계좌번호, 주민등록번호 포함)까지 모두 입력해야하니, 하단의 첨부 양식을 미리 확인하고 정보를 받아 놓으시기 바랍니다. (외부심사위원의 개인정보 정확히 확인 바람.)

논문심사료는 납부기간을 잘 기억하시고, 접수서류 제출시에는 일단 납부 체크하고 제출하시기 바랍니다.)



[MS & PhD] Registration period for paying for thesis defense fee
2023. 4. 18. (화) - 5. 3. (수) / 09:00-17:00

(NO refund!)

-MS : 100,000 won

-PhD : 300,000 won

How to print the bill

: -> click '학사정보' -> click '졸업' -> click '논문관련' -> click '논문심사료 납부고지서' and print it out)

(Keep note that this fee cannot be refunded. There is no additional period for thesis defense fee)


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1) required documents for MS(check the first attachment '11_석사논문 신청제출양식')

-석사논문심사원_print out by online

-지도교수 추천서(be sure that your thesis has to be confirmed by your thesis prof. when you get prof.'s signature on this document):(check file attached)

-논문심사위원추천서(check file attached)

-인권/성평등 교육 이수증 (Certificate for "Human Rights and Gender Equality")

-연구윤리준수확인서 Research Integrity Compliance Statement(check file attached)

-Submitting the three of papers (thesises) to Ms. Mina Kim in ECE Dept. :  2023년 5월 15일(월)~5월 18일(목) for 4 days  

(write down your name, student number, degree, professors name(three judging panels) with a pencil on the bottom of your dissertation.)

-proof documents related to your thesis must be submitted before the due date of result paper.


-Let her know that if your three judging panels are changed after this registration date is closed. In that case, there is a form you need to submit to this office.

Dissertation Evaluation (Thesis Defense) oral presentation Date (month/date) : 2023년 5월 26일(금) 예정tentative

The oral presentation place will be posted soon depending on what module you are in.
All the time you have is total) 25 minutes. (oral presentation time : 15minutes // Q&A time and arrangement : 10 minutes )

- You can use bell if you want. (But you need to ask your friend to ring a bell.)

- You have to prepare for the three following documents, (1) (2) and (3) Before presentation. and submit those following documents to the professor(three judging panels) Don't forget to fill in your personal information such as student number, your name... and so on _ Check the third attachment '33_석사논문결과제출양식'


2)석사학위논문심사 평가서 및 우수논문상 추천서

3)석사우수논문심사대상 자체평가서

Deadline for the following documents (month/date) : 2023년 6월2일(금)까지

(check the third attachment '44_석사논문결과제출양식)


2)우수논문상 추천서 (only for the student whose thesis are recommended by the professor needs to submit it)


4)석사우수논문심사대상 자체평가서(if your thesis is recommended as 우수논문(extraordinary thesis) you should submit this doc.)

5)According to our academic affairs regulation, Each master program student can acquire the eligibility to submit dissertation only after he/she has submitted (as the first author) a minimum of 1 academic paper in an internationally or domestically renowned journal or presented (as the first author) a minimum of 1 academic paper at a conference.)

So you are required to submit those documents related to above.

6)1 copy of your abstract (Korean and English, both of abstract are needed)



2) Required document for PhD (check the attachment ‘22-박사논문-신청제출양식’)


-박사학위 논문심사 요구서 : print out registration page by online

-지도교수 추천서(be sure that your thesis have to be confirmed by your thesis prof when you get professor’s signature on this document) : print out registration page by online

-논문심사위원 추천서: print out registration page by online

-외부심사위원 인적사항: print out registration page by online

-외부심사위원 계좌이체 신청서_check attached file

(contact the staff in case of a foreign professor)

-이력서_check attached file

-Certificate for "Human Rights and Gender Equality"

-연구윤리준수 확인서 Research Integrity Compliance Statement (check attached file)

개인정보제공동의서(Personal information collection and Usage Agreement):

(in cast that the Committee Member is not SNU faculty member) / electronic signature available )

※ 논문심사 온라인 접수시 반드시 교외 심사위원 정보(주소 및 주민등록번호) 및 심사료 입금 계좌번호, 예금주 정확히 입력 요망.(심사료는 소득세 관련된 내용으로 신고되어야 하여 주민번호 및 주소가 꼭 필요함을 외부 위원분들께 설명하시고 자료를 받으시기 바랍니다.)

※ When applying for application for thesis defense by online, be sure to check correct information such as the address, account number and registration number of committee members.

※ 외국인 심사위원을 위촉한 경우, 학부로 별도 연락하여 추가서류 제출 요망

※ in case of foreign committee members , it must be notified to Ms. Kim

**You should submit your thesis(paper) to 5 professors(committee members) before one week prior to presentation date for thesis defense by yourself.**

The date for thesis defense oral presentation(초심): 2023년 4월 24일(월) ~ 5월 26일(금)

(* 초심 날짜는 가이드 라인 입니다. 5/27 이후 진행 하셔도 괜찮습니다. 초심, 종심 총 2번 진행하셔야 합니다)
(This is just the date recommended. It may be fine to fix the date after May 27th. But be sure that you need to proceed 2 times of oral presentation, 1st and 2nd.)

You must fulfill two times of presentations, first oral presentation(
초심) and last oral presentation(종심).
keep note that notify the staff of your date/place/time for oral presentation by email or phone. if it is changed, it must be notified to staff directly.

(the correct information of the presentation must be sent to the students who want to take it)

(Information for date and place of oral presentation will be updated on ECE website frequently)

You should book a seminar room for the presentation by yourself.

(contact ‘방장’ to book a seminar room)

If you want to cancel or extend your thesis defense date, you should notify the staff of that by email or phone. (there is a document you should fill out in that case)

Deadline for the following documents: 2023년 7월 6일 (목) 까지

Check the attachment '55_박사논문_결과제출양식' 

3.구술고사 성적표(the total number of 구술고사 성적표: 5)
4.투표용지(the total number of 투표용지: 5)
5.박사학위우수논문상 추천서
6.박사학위 논문 예비심사 결과보고서
: 예심~종심 날짜를 모두 적어 제출(총 4회 이상 심사기록, 예심의 위원회 구성일과 예심 실시일을 각각 1회로 기재)
you should record the number of oral presentations, at least 4 times.
7.Academic paper in an internationally or domestically renowned journal or conference as the first author (like SCI) (Or international patent).

If you received SNU admission before 2008, then you need to submit a minimum of 1 academic paper(like SCI).
But if you enrolled 2008 or after 2008, then you need to submit a minimum of 2 academic papers.

Keep note that 2 SCI academic paper are not accepted. You need to prepare for each of SCI academic paper and conference paper)

It means SCI and internationally or domestically renowned journal.


(2008년 이전 입학생: SCI급 1편)
(2008년 입학생부터 강화: SCI급 + 국제학술대회, 국내논문지 또는 등록된 국제특허)
** 석사.박사통합과정학생은 "박사 진입한 연도를 기준"으로 학술회의나 저널에 발표실적 자료를 제출

  1. ex) 석박통합과정 2007학번이나 5학기째인 2009년도가 박사과정으로 인정함으로sci급 1편 및 학술대회 등총 2편을 제출)
    ** 국제학술지급으로 인정할 국제학술대회 목록은 학부 인트라넷 참고

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8.Abstract 1 copy (Korean and English, both of abstract needed)


[기타 공동사항]

○ 대학원생 2013학번까지는 졸업시까지 소속학과명을 '전기·컴퓨터공학부'로 유지합니다.
○ 2016년 2학기부터 논문 비공개 신청이 접수시 서류 제출로 변경되었습니다. 비공개 신청 희망자들은 미리 준비하여  접수서류 제출시에 신청서와 증빙서류를 제출하여 주시기 바랍니다.
○ 2017년 1학기부터 석박통합과정 수료생의 석사학위 취득이 가능하게 규정이 변경되었습니다. 규정은 게시판의
안내를 참고하여 주세요.
 ○ 졸업논문 양식 템플릿 : 첨부파일 참고 혹은 중앙도서관 사이트

 중앙도서관 - 도서관서비스 - 학위논문 제출 - dcollection - 자주하는질문 Q3.논문양식다운로드
중앙도서관 - 학술연구지원 - 논문작성가이드 등등

 ○ 원문 파일 On-Line 제출: 심사종료후 ~ 책자논문제출전까지(참고:

년도 2학기 졸업논문부터 책자(인쇄본) 제출 없이 원문파일만 제출
 원문 파일 제출 문의 : 중앙도서관 디지털 도서관팀  880-5567,
서울대학교 학위논문 FAQ" 카카오톡채널 ID : snuthesis (카카오톡 > 친구찾기 (상단 돋보기 버튼) > ‘snuthesis’ 검색)
○ 도서관 사이트에 인준지 포함하여 업로드 (별도의 제본 하지 않음)  
○ 도서관에 논문제출 후 학부사무실 제출할 서류(추후 상세 안내 예정)

 - 학위논문제출확인서, 인준지 원본, 논문의 외표지, 논문 서론의 첫 페이지 

○ 보존용 논문 미제출을 원하는 학생은 2023년 7월 7일(금)까지 사유서를 학부사무실로 제출
보존용 논문을 미제출하는 것은 심사를 마친 후에 졸업을 한 학기 미루는 것임)
○ 논문 비공개 사유서 2023년 7월 7일(금)까지 서류 제출
○ 학위수여식 : 2023년 8월 29일(월) 예정
○ 심사용 다과 관련은 접수자에게 수령 안내 예정


inquire: Ms. Mina Kim(☎880-7304,


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