Graduate Studies

Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a state-of-the-art research university ( recently established by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel), Shantou University, the Li Ka-shing foundation and the government in Shantou, China. We feature a brand-new campus located in walking distance to Shantou University. Shantou has an international airport and is connected to the Chinese high-speed rail system. Shantou's weather is generally pleasant with abundant sunshine - warm dry winters and hot humid summers. The local air quality is good/excellent as Shantou is located at the coast of the South China Sea (300 km north/east of Hong Kong).


GTIIT has open positions available in many research areas. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and competent scientists to conduct research projects with us.

Graduate students:

The research will be carried out mostly at the GTIIT campus in Shantou, China.  The graduate students for both master and PhD degrees will be part of the Technion Graduate School. They will have to attend graduate classes and research facilities at the Technion campus in Haifa, one semester for a master and two for a PhD degree. The degrees will be awarded by Technion, Israel.


Technion Graduate School:

Technion is one of the highest ranked universities in science and technology and applied research in the world. We provide you with a unique opportunity to earn your PhD degree in a supportive and stimulating multidisciplinary environment, and join the vibrant community of culturally diverse scientists from around the world engaged in groundbreaking scientific work at cutting-edge facilities.


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- Scholarship: up to $24,000 / year

- Subsidized housing at GTIIT, China and Technion, Israel campus

- Health insurance: regular cover for Chinese citizens or private health insurance for foreigners

- Professional conference travel allowance