Dooyoung Kim

Main research areas



10.2016 – 

Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Master in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience

03.2012 – 06.2016    

Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea) BSc in Life Science and Biotechnology, BA in French Language and Literature

Double majored in Life Science and Biotechnology and French Language and Literature

02.2014 – 02.2015     

University of Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland)

Majored in biology/neurobiology as an exchange student for two semesters.


09.2007 – 06.2011   

Canterbury School (Connecticut, USA) High School Diploma (Honor Society)

06.2007 – 07.2007  

Boston University (Massachussetts, USA)

Summer Challenge Program for high school students


08.2006 – 05.2007 

St. Pius X High School (Missouri, USA) Exchange Program


10.2017 – 

Max Planck Institute for empirical aesthetics

Master thesis at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

06.2017 –         

Max Planck Institute for brain research 

Research assistant, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Assisted Tatjana Tchumatchenko’s Theory of Neural Dynamics group

03.2015 – 06.2016  

Sorbonne Academy

Part-time teacher during the semesters, Incheon, South Korea

Taught English reading and writing (SAT) to high school students twice a week

06.2012 – 08.2016  

Cais Language School

Full-time teacher during summer, Busan, South Korea

Taught English reading and writing skills (SAT), TOEFL, biology, and calculus to high school students for two months every summer



Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

10.2016 – 10.2018  

Goethe Goes Global Scholarship

Awarded by Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt


Honor Society of Canterbury School


Certificate of Accomplishment from House of Representatives