GSIS offers a doctoral program for scholars who wish to advance their research and knowledge in the area of international and area studies. The program provides an extended and in-depth program in international cooperation, international commerce, and international area studies. After meeting their degree requirements, students are granted a Doctor of Philosophy in International Studies.
A minimum of 45 credits and submission of thesis
* For more detailed information, please refer to the Academic Requirements
|Degree||Foreign Language||Major Subjects||Notes|
|Ph.D.||Required||N/A||Required||Students must meet the test score requirements for English.|
♣ For international students from English speaking region must choose one language from German, French, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese character, Korean.
English Proficiency Requirements
|Degree||Program (Major)||Minimum Score Requirement|
|Ph.D.||International Studies||TEPS: 419
* Note: Students who submitted test scores as part their application for admission are not required to retake one of the English language tests, provided that the scores they submitted met the minimum requirement.
* Only IBT TOEFL scores or TEPS scores (within 2 years) are available (not CBT/PBT TOEFL scores).
Major Subjects of Qualifying Examination
|International Studies||Major 1||consultation with advisory professor|
|Major 2||consultation with advisory professor|
|Minor (select1)||International Commerce||International Economic Relations
International Trade Law
|consultation with advisory professor|
|International Cooperation||International Politics
International Political Economy
|International Area Studies||China, Japan, Korean, America, Europe|
♣ For major subjects of qualifying exam, the candidates should contact two full-time professors of GSIS.