Welcome to GIST, where incredible things begin!
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology was established by the Korean government in 1993 as a research-oriented graduate school. The undergraduate program, GIST College, was launched in 2010.
GIST is firmly committed to promoting excellent research and education in science and technology. GIST was ranked No. 2 in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16 in the category of citations per faculty.