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GTIIT Graduate Program



The Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution established by Shantou University (STU) and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (the Technion). The Ministry of Education approved GTIIT's formal establishment on December 5, 2016. It welcomed its first cohort in 2017. It is the first Sino-foreign cooperative university with independent legal personality to introduce Israel's high-quality higher education resources in China. Its academic program is strictly based on, approved and interchanged one to one by the Technion program. It is also a representative project of cooperation between China and Israel in the field of education. GTIIT is located in the city of Shantou, Guangdong province.


GTIIT is modeled on the Technion, a leading university in Haifa, Israel and throughout the world. The vision of GTIIT is to become a world-class international university, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of science and technology. This research will boost entrepreneurship and technology transfer, and foster a high-tech industrial ecosystem in Shantou and Guangdong Province. In 2018, GTIIT was successfully included in the Guangdong Provincial High-level University Construction Plan, making our university the youngest universities among the approved units.


Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is located in Haifa, Israel, which is known as the country of entrepreneurship. It was established in 1912 and is the oldest university in Israel. Since its establishment in 1912, the Technion has achieved many technological innovations in Israel. Its main campus in Haifa recruited first-class faculties and gave birth to three Nobel Prize winners. At the same time, overseas campuses have been established including the Jacobs-Cornell Institute for Innovation in New York City, USA, and the Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Shantou, China.


The Technion has established science, engineering, mathematics, computing, architecture, medicine, industrial management, education and other related disciplines. It has 18 departments and 60 research centers. Since its establishment, the Technion has awarded more than 100,000 degrees, and its graduates have made outstanding contributions to Israel in technology and education.


Features of GTIIT Graduate Programs

1. Master's and doctoral degrees will be awarded by the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Israel and certified by the Ministry of Education of China

2. Adopting the international admission application system

3. Offering high fellowship and waived tuition

4. A dual advisor system is implemented. The majority of the graduate research work will be carried out at the GTIIT campus in Shantou and, in addition, they will have the opportunity to attend graduate classes and use research facilities at the Technion campus in Haifa. This generally involves one and two semesters in Haifa for a master's and PhD degree, respectively.

5. GTIIT recruited international faculty from top universities and research institutions around the world enabling access to a global research community and collaboration.

6. Following the teaching methods and teaching quality assurance system of the Technion, English is GTIIT's language of instruction, GTIIT provides students with a multi-cultural, interactive, innovative and international learning environment, and is committed to cultivating pioneering leaders and researchers with innovative ability, global vision and humanistic quality.


2021 Graduate Programs


* For the specific admission requirements of each program, please visit the official website of each department, 


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* The fellowship will be increased for the period of residence at the Technion

* Finding an advisor in GTIIT prior to registration is a prerequisite



MSc: Applicants in the Physics and Mechanical Engineering departments are required to take the GRE. For the department of Chemistry, applicants might be required to take the GRE, depending upon the decision of the committee following the interview.

PhD: For the departments of Biology and Mechanical Engineering, applicants must take the GRE.


Candidates in most departments can submit 4 recommendation letters to apply for GRE exemption (including 1 letter from the Technion future advisor, 1 letter from the Master thesis advisor).


* Candidates who have completed their studies at Technion or GTIIT are exempt from the GRE.


How to Apply

Step 1: Select your graduate program

Step 2: Send your application documents to the faculty member that you are interested in

Step 3: Administrative and academic approval by GTIIT

Step 4: Complete the online application form and pay the application fee

Step 5: Administrative and academic approval by the Technion

Step 6: Admission Decision

*More details please find:


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Registration Dates




Registration for a PhD takes place throughout the year


Contact Us

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Address: 241 Daxue Road, Jinping District, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China

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