About KIAS


  KIAS(Korea Institute for Advanced Study) is located at the north-east part of Seoul. It was incepted in October of 1996 under the support of Korean government with strong commitment to the excellence of research in basic sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology). Located on a 30-acre site in Hong-neung, which has been the Seoul branch campus of KAIST, the Institute provides a research-friendly atmosphere with a full access to the state-of-the art research facilities. KIAS is currently operating three Schools, which is the School of Mathematics, School of Physics, and School of Computational Sciences. KIAS has many visiting scholars from home and abroad, and organizes numerous international conferences, symposia, workshops, and lecture series, in which several renowned scientists participated including Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalists. Given its global environment - faculty and research bodies composed of diverse nationality, competitive programs developed by the worlds most recognized scholars and scientists, KIAS welcomes as much interactions as possible with universities and research organizations around the world.

   For more local information, see KIAS official site 


AQIS08 will be held at the Building 1 of KIAS.





 How to get KIAS from Holiday Inn in a different way



1. Take on taxi at the hotel (about 3000 KRW)

2. On foot (2 km, 30 min, not recommended)

    1) go south about 1km

    2) Turn left at the 3-way junction near Korea univ. station.

    3) go straight east passing KIST, KFRI (800m)

  * Please dont go south at the intersection near King Sejong memorial


 How to use Wireless internet

1) choose one of APs:  aqis08-1  ~  aqis08-5

2) type passwd: aqis2008




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