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Dissertation Guide / submission

Writing Guide

  • Guide to Writing DissertationI URL

Online Submission Guide

  • Submission Period : 2024.07.08.(Mon) 09:00 ~ 2024.07.17.(Sun) 16:00*
  • Submission File (2 files)
  • 1) An electronic file the Thesis/Dissertation (required)
    ※ The name of the advisor must be entered on the signature page without signature and seal
    2) Scanned signature page (required)

  • Conditional consent forms (if non-disclosure is selected with conditional consent) non-disclosure requests
  • ※ A scanned copy of the non-disclosure request PDF file (must be signed and sealed by the principal and advisor) will be submitted by e-mail to the library in charge of each major
    ※ When sending mail, enter your name and student number in the mail title
    ※ Non-disclosure Period Example: 2024.02.20. to 2026.02.19. (Non-disclosure period cannot exceed two years)

Important notices

  • Online Submission is only available within the submission period and is available 24 hours a day. (※ Submission is not allowed except for submission period)
  • Submitted file verification work will be processed from 10:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 17:00 on weekdays. (Medical department weekdays 09:00~12:00, 13:00~17:30)
  • For inquiries such as approval/return and replacement of submitted papers, please contact each submission library below.
  • Submitted thesis files must be identical in content, editing, and composition to those approved by the judge.
  • The signature page in original file requires you to enter the name of the Advisor.
  • Recommended web browser: Google Chrome, Firefox (※ Opera, Internet Explorer not recommended)

Submission method

※ Online Submission Manual :  Manual 

1. Login After logging in to the library’s homepage, click Research > Research Tools > Dissertation Guide / Submission
(However, for submitters whose master’ s/doctoral status is not activated, when logging in, select the graduate status from multiple identity lists)
If you access the submission site directly your ID is your student number, and your password is your password for the library website.
2. Submission of materials In the menu at the top of the submission site, click “Submit a dissertation” at the bottom of the search box → Click “Submit data” → Select the submission target and click Submit
※ However, when submitting or returning, revising or resubmitting, you can check the “Submission History” in the top menu.
On the Submit page, Confirm/Modify User Information → Upload Files (Scanned signature page, An electronic file the Thesis/Dissertation → Enter meta-info→ Select Permission to use Authorization and CCL → Select Original publication date (applicable only)→ Confirm Submission
3. Thesis verification (administrator) Manager verifies whether the thesis verification process is appropriate for the meta-information of the dissertation and the basic format of the original text to be built online.
※ ubmission of thesis verification work is conducted by the library staff and takes about 1 to 2 business days (weekdays) (weekdays 10:00~12:00, 13:00~17:00 / medical department weekdays 09:00~12:00, 13:00~17:30)
4. Printing a confirmation document After receiving the ‘Approved’ message by text/mail, the submission details at the top of the submission site include the “copyright agreement” and the “submission confirmation”.
※ If you receive a ‘return’ message, check the “Reasons” in the submission details at the top of the submission site, modify it, and resubmit it.

Information on submitting Hard copies

No submission

Submission and Inquiries

Division Graduate School Library in charge Contact
Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of International Studies, Graduate School of Business Administration, Graduate School of Law, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Labor, Graduate School of Law, Graduate School of Media, Graduate School of Policy Main Library (New Building) 1F 02-3290-1472/1479/1482
E-mail: hw14@korea.ac.kr
Natural/Health Science General Graduate School of Natural Sciences/Health Science, Graduate School of Convergence KU-KIST, Graduate School of Energy and Environment (Green School), Graduate School of Technology Management, Graduate School of Information Security, Graduate School of Engineering, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Computer and Information Communication Science Library 3F 02-3290-4223/4226
E-mail: yoonmh@korea.ac.kr
Medical science General Graduate School of Medicine/Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Health, Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry Medical Library 3rd Floor Archives 02-2286-1268
E-mail: miyo38@korea.ac.kr
All Sejong Campus All Sejong Affiliated Graduate Schools, Professional Graduate Schools, Business Information Graduate Schools, Cultural Sports Graduate Schools, and Medical Science Graduate Schools Academic Information Center 2nd Floor 044-860-1805
E-mail: future319@korea.ac.kr


  • Q: Do I have to put in a scanned signature page in the file?
    A: Only the name included on the signature page in the original file of the thesis.
    Scanned Signature page with must be uploaded in the separate signature page upload menu. Students keep the original copy of signature page

  • Q: Is your personal information exposed in your dissertation?
    A: If personal information in the paper is included (contact information, e-mail address, etc.), make sure to delete the personal information and upload and submit it.

  • Q: How long does it take from online submission to administrator approval?
    A: The approval period will take approximately one to two days.
    Submitted dissertations are approved by administrators after reviewing whether they are suitable for meta-information and online deployment.

  • Q: What should I do if I complete my online submission and there are any changes?
    A: You can resubmit the submitted paper after receiving the return process, correcting it, and then resubmitting it.
    However, you must make a request through the administrative office of each graduate school, and if the title and author’s name are revised, you must also print out a confirmation.

  • Q: What should I do with the blank page in the original paper file?
    A: Original files submitted online should remove all blank pages. If there are empty pages, it can be readability problems and misconception that the file is damaged.

  • Q: Is there a cover date form for submitting a dissertation?
    A: In general, the date of the cover of the thesis shall be the date of graduation from which the submitter will graduate (ex. February 2024). On the approval page, enter the date on which the thesis review was completed.
    However, the library does not provide thesis forms. If you have any questions about the thesis form, content, etc., please contact the graduate administration office.

  • Q: After logging in to the library website, automatic login association with the dCollection site is not possible.
    A: You can delete the browser’s Internet usage history and access it again or from the Chrome Secret window.

    [How to delete internet records in Chrome browser]
    ① Click Settings and Control in the upper right corner of the browser (Short key: Alt + f)
    ② Click Settings at the bottom and click Privacy and Security
    ③ Delete Internet usage history → Delete Internet usage history, cookies after checking
    ④ Re-access after browser shutdown

    [How to access the secret window of the Chrome browser]
    ① Click Settings and Control at the top right of the browser
    ② Click New Secret Window (Short Key: Ctrl + Shift + n)

Submit (to Graduate School office)

  • Submission Confirmation Form
  • Confirmation of Thesis Plagiarism Check
  • Title page
  • Copy of signature page

Reference Material

  • Online Submission Manual Click
  • Guide to the main matters of the thesis review (provided by the Graduate School Administration Office) Click
  • Agreement on the delivery of digital files to the National Library of Korea and the National Assembly Click
  • Guide on how to write a thesis for a general graduate school degree and provide Korean/English templates (provided by the graduate school administration office) Click
  • [Q&A] Responses to opinions and questions on how to write a thesis for a general graduate school (provided by the graduate school administration office) Click
  • Request for confirmation of CCL consent when submitting a thesis Click
  • Information on the use of Turnitin Click