The University of Kang Ning (UKN), with an educational focus on theory and practice, aims to nurture professionals in the health and service industries. The name “Kang Ning” comes from Shu-jing, one of the Five Classics of Confucianism, and means “health and peace”. The educational ideal of UKN combines “green” (environmental-friendly) and “orange” (humanity-oriented) industries.The University has its origins dating back to 1968. It is the first university in Taiwan to offer junior college programs, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Departments within UKN have been organized into three colleges since August 2016 as follows: the College of Nursing and Health, the College of Business and Information, and the College of Innovation and Management.
UKN not only offers a rich environment for education and research, but its two campuses in Taipei and Tainan are also ideally situated to develop student internship programs and opportunities for careers in a wide range of fields. The Taipei campus features convenient traffic routes and abundant practical requirements and conveniences. The very spacious Tainan campus located in the Taijiang National Park and next to the Southern Science Park, is surrounded by beautiful views.Health and nursing have been the developmental focus of the Taipei campus. Innovation and service management have been the developmental focus of the Tainan campus, which has a great deal of experience cooperating with industrial and commercial industries in southern Taiwan.