1Candidates who have graduated or will graduate from his or her high school by August 31st of the year of their application.
2Applicants must have foreign citizenship and satisfy one of the following requirements.
Neither of the applicant‘s parents is a Korean citizen
For applicants of Korean origin, he or she must have completed elementary, middle, and high school outside of Korea and have never been enrolled in any schools in Korea.
Applicants must meet both above requirements, #1 and #2.
GIST does not acknowledge alternative qualification examinations and programs such as GED, home schooling, online courses and other such qualifications for the International Students Admission process.
Applicants who have participated in cyber learning from their school due to COVID-19 are eligible if they submit explanatory letter and evidence.
International schools located in Korea are NOT acknowledged as foreign schools.
Korean citizens with dual or multiple citizenship are not eligible to apply.
The above applies to the applicant and both parents.
If the applicant meets eligibility requirements, the applicant from high school in Korea is eligible to apply. (i.e. a foreign student attending a Korean high school / 국내고교 출신 외국인학생)
If an applicant has only one legal guardian, that legal guardian’s citizenship will be considered for the applicant’s eligibility. (Evidential documents must be submitted to prove the legal guardianship and custody for that guardian)
GIST does not have transfer program for international students. All applicants must apply as a freshman student.