Writing & Submitting Your Thesis

This page has been prepared by the library in association with the Education Affairs Team and provide details about each stage of writing and submitting your thesis/dissertation.

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Guide for Thesis Writing

Please refer to a document  Guidelines for Thesis Wiriting(학위 청구논문 작성 지침)’ on the UNIST Portal.
(UNIST Portal > Board > School Register)


  1. Paper size: A4, The original color of pictures should be maintained even after printed. 
  2. Your department name or major should be written on ‘front cover’ and ‘title page’. 
  3. Signed page of ‘The confirmation of thesis/dissertation approval’ should be contained. 
  4. Reference style: Depending on student's needs and studying field, referencing style can be selected among 5 styles which are APA, AMS, ACS, IEEE, and Harvard style.
Why Should I Submit My Thesis?
  1. It’s a necessary process to get your doctorate or master’s. 
  2. Report your research to the UNIST. 
  3. Sharing your research with UNIST members or other future researchers.


Thesis Submission Process

There are 2 steps to submit your thesis.

  1. Submit the original file of your thesis on the dCollection. (http://unist.dcollection.net)
  2. Report your research to the UNIST.


The original file and hardback should be same contents.


Things for Submission



Original file (MS Word or PDF)



  1. Master’s degree: 2 copies / Doctoral degree: 4 copies (Also, 1 copy to the school office for both master’s and doctoral)
  2. Thesis/Dissertation Copyright Consent Form
    1. You should make out copyright consent form and submit it with hardback.
    2. Your advisor's signature is required for the form.
    3. Please check the attachment of thesis submission guide e-mail.
  3. Certificate of Thesis/Dissertation Submission
    1. It is available to print on dCollection after you submitting the online thesis.
Online Submission at dCollection

Please see the attached document below ‘Guidelines for Thesis Submitting’ for more detailed information.


  1.  Complete your thesis
    1. MS word or PDF, You should make one file for entire paper.
    2. If it’s impossible, the file can be divided up into maximum 3 files.
  2.  Access the online submission site: dCollection (http://unist.dcollection.net)
  3.  Log-in: ID is your student number, Password is your birhday(YYMMDD) 
  4.  Select a ‘Start a Submission > Dissertation Submission’ menu.
  5.  Select a submission object and click the ‘Submit’ button.
  6.  Enter your contact information.
  7.  Enter the information(metadata) of your thesis.
  8.  Set the copyright agreement.
  9.  Upload original file(s).
  10.  Check your submission and confirm.
  11.  Get the approval and print certificates.