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Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

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123 Cheomdan-gwagiro (Oryoung-dong) Buk-gu, Gwangju. Republic of Korea

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Public sector organisation
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GIST was established in 1993 by the Korean government as a research-oriented graduate school to train highly qualified scientists and engineers and to foster scientific and technological achievements. In 2010, GIST established GIST College to create a liberal arts based science curriculum for undergraduates. The strong research capability of GIST was reflected by the 2015/2016 QS World University Rankings when GIST was ranked number 2 in the world for citations per faculty.