GIST

History

Histroy of GIST

  • 2017
    • Feb 24. Graduation Ceremony for 2016 ※Alumni : 4,996(279 bachelors, 3,595 masters, 1,122 doctorates)
  • 2016
    • Feb 25. Graduation Ceremony for 2015 (Dr. No. 1000)
    • Jun 30. Establishment of GIST Foundation
  • 2015
    • Feb 25. Dr. Seung-Hyeon Moon was appointed as the 7th president
    • Apr 06. GIST Central Library opened
    • Sep 14. 2nd in the world in QS World University Rankings (in the field of the number of citations per faculty)
  • 2014
    • Feb 25. Graduation Ceremony for Academic Year 2013 (first bachelor’s degrees conferred, 54 students)
  • 2013
    • Jun 10. Korea Institute of Cultural Technology (KCTI) opened
    • Nov 15. Celebration of the 20th anniversary of establishment
  • 2012
    • Jun 04. Dr. Young-Joon Kim was appointed as the 6th president
    • Dec 01. IBS Center for Relativistic Laser Science opend
  • 2011
    • May 16. International Science Business Belt Research Center opend (GIST Campus)
  • 2010
    • Mar 02. Entrance Ceremony for first undergraduate students (GIST College, 100 students)
    • Mar 02. Entrance Ceremony for first undergraduate students (GIST College)
  • 2009
    • Feb 25. Research Institute for Solar and Sustainable Energies opened
  • 2008
    • Jun 04. Dr. Jung-Ho Sonu was appointed as the 5th president
    • Jun 13. Acceptance of establishment of undergraduate course (Law No. 9107)
  • 2006
    • Feb 16. Dr. Sung-Gwan Huh was appointed as the 4th president
  • 2005
    • Apr 11. GIST Technology Institute opened
  • 2004
    • Mar 26. Changed Institutional English Name (K-JIST ► GIST)
  • 2003
    • Nov 14. Celebration of the 10th anniversary of establishment
  • 2002
    • Feb 16. Dr. Jung-Woong Ra, was appointed as the 3rd president
  • 2001
    • May 09. Advanced Photonics Research Institute opened
  • 2000
    • May 17. Academic exchange agreement with United Nations University
    • Aug 20. Graduation ceremony for the second half of the year 2000 (The first doctoral degree conferred)
    • Dec 14. Technology Support Center opened
  • 1998
    • Jan 22. Dr. Hyo-Gun Kim was appointed as the 2nd President
  • 1997
    • Feb 27. The 1st Graduation Ceremony (First master’s degrees conferred, 92 Masters)
    • Jun 12. Completion of LG Science Library
  • 1995
    • Mar 09. Institute Opening Ceremony and Entrance Ceremony for first master’s students
  • 1993
    • Aug 05. Act on Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology was enacted and proclaimed (Act No.4580)
    • Oct 06. Enforcement Decree of Act on Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology was enacted and proclaimed (Presidential Decree No. 13988)
    • Oct 11. Dr. Doo-Bong Ha was appointed as the 1st president and ground breaking ceremony was held.
    • Nov 17. Registration of incorporation was established (Establishment anniversary)
  • 1991
    • Oct 17. Steering Committee was formed for the foundation of Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology