Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

World University Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2022
Asia University Rankings 2022
123 Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 61005, South Korea

About Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is a research-oriented university that focuses on the fields of applied science and engineering. This institute was founded in 1993 by the Korean government to meet the nation’s demand for advanced research and to enhance the development of higher education in science and engineering. GIST takes a leading role in performing research and development in cooperation with industry sectors. In 2010, GIST opened its doors to undergraduate students. GIST is the first university in the nation to adopt an innovative system that provides a comprehensive, foundational science curriculum to serve as a stepping stone for research into a wide variety of science and engineering fields.

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Key statistics

  • 25 : 75
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 8%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 10.0
    No. of students per staff
  • 1,808
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences