The GIST university offers programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Material Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Earth Science, and Environmental Engineering, as well as in Life Sciences, Physics, Photonics, Chemistry, Biomedical Science, Nanobio Materials, and Integrated Technology. GIST was founded in 1993 by the Korean Government and since then it has been home to world-class scholars and scientists. The GIST is the first national university of Korea to establish a comprehensive and foundational science curriculum based on an innovative educational system. GIST has been ranked 1st among South Korea’s top universities for the number of citations of professors and 4th on the QS World University Rankings.
Tuition Assistance (All students)
- Tuition fully supported: 3,415,000 won per semester
※ The one-time matriculation fee of 680,000 won is charged to all newly admitted students to be enrolled. Some students may be exempt from this fee.
Monthly Stipends (All International Students)
- Student allowance: 140,000 won per month for M.S. students, 295,000 won per month for Ph.D. students
- Meal allowance: nearly 100,000 won per month※Students should have completed at least 9 credits in the previous semester for the above two.
- International student allowance: 120,000 won per month※ GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.5) in the previous semester