About the GIST School of Life Sciences


The School of Life Sciences at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) is dedicated to researching the biological complexities of life and to preparing the next generation of scientists for a successful and rewarding career in biosciences. By focusing on the basic fundamentals of advanced research and quality education, the School of Life Sciences aspires to have a positive global impact through important discoveries and lasting contributions in the field of life sciences.


In pursuing these goals, the School of Life Sciences has numerous advantages, such as state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities, the generous financial support from the national government of the Republic of Korea that provides all of our students with stipends and scholarships for tuition, and our distinguished faculty members who are committed to the success of their research and students.


The School of Life Sciences is an internationally oriented graduate school that provides an academically engaging research environment where English-speaking students from around the world can flourish and reach their full potential as scientists.