National Sun Yat-sen University

  • Year Founded :1980
  • Faculty :531
  • Students :9518
  • International Students :404

NSYSU, A top-notch research university as an academic hub in southern Taiwan.
◾ A World-ranked university with excellence in research and teaching
◾ State-of-the-art teaching and research facilities
◾ English-taught programs for international and local students
◾ Scholarships and stipends available for outstanding students
◾ An internationally friendly and welcoming environment
◾ An exquisite campus sits in a natural setting at the cross of mountains and ocean
◾ Located in Kaohsiung, a safe and relaxing cosmopolitan city with affordable cost of living

National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), established in 1980, is one of the top universities in Taiwan, with nearly 9,500 students and over 500 faculty members. NSYSU is a highly research-oriented university where graduate students constitute half of the student population. Research output by each faculty member contributes to the excellence of the university in many academic fields and has landed NSYSU in the world’s top universities. While the research excellence of NSYSU is recognized by the renowned QS World University Rankings, it is ranked among the top 500 universities in the world in the latest ranking of the 2022 World Universities.

Through years of inspirational leadership, NSYSU has achieved great success in many aspects: excellence in various fields of research, leading role as an academic hub in southern Taiwan, and excellent performance of graduates in job markets.
Its unique location, surrounded by the ocean and mountains, had earned a reputation of a natural and beautiful campus.

According to a survey by Taiwan’s most popular HR bank 104 Human Resource Corp., NSYSU graduates’ excellent performance landed the university top ranks in four categories of strengths for high-paying jobs.
#1 in Leadership
#1 in Adaptability
#3 in Adventurousness
#5 in Aspiration

Year Founded : 1980

Type of institution : National University

Contact : Office of International Affairs

TEL : +886-7-5252000 ext. 2634

Email : [email protected]

Address : No. 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 80424, Taiwan, R.O.C.




Faculty : 531

Students : 9518

Undergraduate : 4641

Graduate : 4473

International Students : 404

Academics : 80

Colleges : 9

Departments : 23

Graduate Institutes : 48

Campus features

School Features

  • Sports facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Wifi on campus
  • International student service
  • Homestay placement service
  • Chinese language support
  • Career guidance
  • Banking facilities
  • Accommodation advisory service

Accommodation Options

  • Onsite apartments
  • Homestay
  • Halls of residence
  • Boarding hostel

Religious Facilities

  • Temple
  • Muslim Prayer Space
  • Chapel