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Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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GIST welcomes you, pioneers of advanced science and technology! The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology is a research-oriented institute established by the Korean government in 1993, and through the Ministry of Science and Technology is providing full financial support to students in order to foster scientific technologists with advanced leadership skills. In the short 22-year history of its establishment, GIST's research and education are evolving towards world-class levels. To enhance our competitiveness, GIST has carefully selected leading fields of science and technology, which includes Information Technology and Mechatronics, Materials Science and Engineering, Environmental Science and Engineering, Life Science, Photon Science and Technology, and Medical System Engineering. In addition, students admitted to GIST have privileges of full scholarship, complementary accommodation (including dormitory or apartment), supplementary research funds among the others. GIST has renowned faculty members who obtained their Ph.D. degrees from highly reputed institutions in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. More than 10% of postgraduates are international students.

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2016
337
2017
=339
2018
  • 34.70
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Citations per Faculty
  • 37.6
    Faculty Student
101-150
2014
151-200
2015
151-200
2017
  • 61
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 73.6
    H-index Citations
90
2016
35
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 34.30
    Overall Score
  • 1993
    Establishment Year
  • 337
    WUR Overall
90
2016
35
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 51.80
    Overall Score
  • 31
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.7
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 100
    Papers per Faculty
  • 98.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 31.3
    International Faculty
  • 39
    International Students
  • 23.6
    Inbound Exchange
  • 93.3
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
169
International
11

Number of students

1,837
Postgraduate 67%
Undergraduate 33%

Number of international students

109
Postgraduate 99%
Undergraduate 1%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.