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National Cheng Kung University

Holistic education to cultivate world-call talents.

About the University:
NCKU, established in 1931, is located in Tainan, a city known for cultural heritage and cutting-edge technology. Tainan is the oldest city in Taiwan. It has the greatest number and density of historical sites, which are not only the treasure of the “Capital City”, but also invaluable cultural assets to National Cheng Kung University (NCKU). Near to the campus is Sicao Wetlands, one of the best ecological parks in Asia. Various technology companies in Tainan Science Park set up the stage for NCKU graduates to put what they have learned in school into practice. The geological location of NCKU, Southern Taiwan Science Park and Industrial Technology Research Institute-Southern Region Campus, to some extent reiterates the connection of Berkeley University, Stanford University and Silicon Valley.
NCKU, one of the spotlight universities promoted by MOE in the international arena. As one of the spotlight schools endorsed by the Ministry of Education (MOE), NCKU has demonstrated excellent academic achievements and accumulated valuable results in several research areas. NCKU has been aiming for eminence in international academia, in the hopes of developing leaders of next generation with cultural literacy, civic literacy, social compassion and global vision.

Distinguishing Features:
 NCKU graduates have earned the reputation of “the first choice among hiring managers” and “the industry’s favorites” each year since 1993, according to the magazines surveyed.
 401~500th in the world (Shanghai Jiaotong University 2016)
 43th in the world (QS Asia University Rankings 2017)
 222th in the world (QS 2018)
 444th in the world (US News 2017)
 216th in the world (CWUR)
 65th in the world (Times Higher Education World University, Asia University Rankings)
 241th in the world (Times Higher Education 2017)
 401~500th in the world (Times Higher Education World University)

Degree Programs:
28 English Programs:
College of Engineering
• International Bachelor Degree Program on Energy
• Dept. of Systems & Naval Mechatronic Engineering
• Dept. of Aeronautics & Astronautics
• Dept. of Environmental Engineering
• Dept. of Resources Engineering
• Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
• Dept. of Civil Engineering
• Dept. of Geomatics
• International Master/Doctoral Degree Program on Energy Engineering
• The International Curriculum for Advanced Materials Program (iCAMP)
• International Master Program on Natural Hazards Mitigation and Management
• Master of The International Institute of Medical Device Innovation (MDI)
College of Liberal Arts
• Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literature
College of Sciences
• Dept. of Physics
College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
• Dept. of Electrical Engineering
• Dept. of Computer Science & Information Engineering
• Institute of Manufacturing Information & Systems
• Institute of Microelectronics
• Institute of Computer & Communication Engineering
• MS/PhD Degree Program on Nano-Integrated*Circuit Engineering
College of Planning & Design
• Institute of Creative Industries Design
College of Management
• Dept. of Industrial & Information Management
• Institute of Information Management
• Institute of International Management
College of Medicine
• Dept. of Nursing
• Institute of Allied Health Science
College of Bioscience & Biotechnology
• Institute of Tropical Plant Sciences
Dept. of Biotechnology and Bioindustry Sciences

Research & Development:
In 2016 World University Rankings published by Times Higher Education, NCKU took top 10% in university-industry cooperation indicator, showing that the school’s reputation of university-industry cooperation was internationally validated.


Contact (Telephone number, Email):
International Student Affairs Division

Establish year : 1931

Type of institution : National University

Feature area : Engineering, manufacturing and construction, Information and communication technologies, Health and social welfare, Arts and humanities, Business, administration and law, Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

Contact : Office of International Affairs

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TEL | +886-6-2085608

Faculty : 1342

Student : 21872

Undergraduate 11453

Graduate 9666 International Students 753

Academics : 89

College 9 Department 43 Grad. Inst. 37

  • Graduate

    Yosaton Tungmanelatkul

    National Cheng Kung University
    International Management of Business Administration
  • Graduate

    Angie Anggana Tanaja

    National Cheng Kung University
    Institute of International Management