Introduction to KIPS

KIPS is a leading professional organization in the information society.
Today KIPS provides membership services to promote innovative technology in the information-processing area.
KIPS focuses on services specifically designed for members, such as promoting research activities and collaboration among industry, academia and research institutes. It also supports the internationalization and standardization of information processing technology. KIPS invites computing professionals and students working in the various fields of information-processing technology to join this society.

Membership and Qualification

KIPS offers several membership types : special membership, honorary membership, regular membership, associate (student) membership, and institutional membership.


The membership qualifications are as follows:


1) Special membership
corporations or organizations that meet the objectives of this society and contribute to information processing or other related disciplines


2) Honorary membership
individuals who have made a significant contribution to the society and attained a high reputation in the research area


3) Regular membership
individuals who have bachelor's or higher degrees in information processing and related disciplines or those who have worked more than two years in the area of information processing


4) Associate (Student) membership
undergraduate or graduate students who are currently studying information processing and related disciplines


5) Institutional membership
university libraries, research institutes, or nonprofit organizations




Member Benefits

1) Free Subscription of Korea Information Processing Society Review (bimonthly)

2) Publishes KIPS’s Journal (KTCCS, KTCCS), which is paid Subscription (Monthly)

3) Free Subscription of JIPS (bimonthly)

4) Free Subscription of e-journals (KTCCS, KTSDE and JIPS)

5) Participates in the Korea Information Processing Society Conferences in Spring and fall Conference and other academic activities

6) Qualifies to work in several specific interest groups (SIGs)

7) Participates in the international research activities and conferences on other information processing related societies

8) Awards various prizes to members who have significant contributions to information processing research or technology development



Membership Join

1) How to Join

* Online Application : Access to the homepage (www.kips.or.kr) to apply for the membership (Membership Payment Required)


2) Membership Fee

(Unit: KRW)

Category Regular Member Associate (Student) membership Life Member Institutional membership fee
Annual Membership Fee ₩60,000 ₩40,000 ₩600,000 ₩300,000

* Institutional Membership : Libraries of Universities or Colleges

* Special Membership : To be determined at the discretion of the Board of Directors

* Extra 20,000 won will be applied if you want to subscribe the KIPS journals (KTCCS / KTSDE)


3) Payment Methods

* Credit Cards : After joining a membership, you can pay for the membership fee on the the website.

* Bank Transfer

- KEB Hana Bank : 234-890011-51605 (Old account number. 232-13-01249-5) (Account name: Korea Information Processing Society)

- Post Bank : 012559-01-000730 (Account name: Korea Information Processing Society)