The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is a research-oriented national university focused on applied science and technology located in Gwangju, the city which gave birth to the modern Korean democratic movement. It was founded by the Korean government in 1993 as a research-oriented institute to train highly skilled scientists and researchers and opened its undergraduate program in 2010. It is the first university in Korea to adopt an innovative liberal arts-based collegiate science curriculum and has extensive educational exchange programs with universities around the globe to enable research into a wide variety of science and engineering fields. Classes are taught in English and master’s and doctoral theses written in English. The university has the highest technical fee and technology transfer performance in Korea. It ranked fourth in the QS World University Rankings for citations per faculty in the world 2022. It has maintained the top spot for citations per faculty in Korea for the past 14 years. Of the nearly 2,400 student,10 percent are international students. The university aims to promote balanced regional development in the heart of the historic Honam region and promote collaboration between the Korean and international industrial sectors.
We are committed to helping applicants from any part of the world access education opportunities in South Korea. At the same time, we want our students to have a high chance of getting their visa approved. Accordingly, WayToKorea will charge a mandatory processing fee of USD 250 (“Processing Fee”) from any applicant.
Note 1: WayToKorea reserves the right to change, refund or waive the Processing Fee at its sole discretion for any reason. A processing fee may be added at any time during the application process at the sole discretion of WayToKorea. Your use of WayToKorea after such request and/or change constitutes your acceptance of any new or increased charges.
Note 2: WayToKorea may also charge a non-refundable deposit for certain university programs, the amount of which is determined at its sole discretion.
Note 3: The processing fee does not apply to students who are already in the host country of study and/or who are in the host country on a valid student visa and are applying for another program in the same country.
Note 4: Once a student has paid the Processing Fee, he or she can apply for 3 programs until they receive confirmation of acceptance. WayToKorea may charge additional processing fees if a student applies for more than three (3) programs and/or is accepted into one of the three (3) original programs but decides to apply further and additional applications.
Оцени свои перспективы поступления в корейский ВУЗ!