National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) was established in 1931 in Tainan. It is renowned for its schools and research in engineering, technology, architectural design and medicine. NCKU is one of Taiwan’s leading integrated research type universities. It has nine colleges covering the fields of Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Management, Medicine, Social Sciences and Bioscience & Biotechnology. NCKU currently offers 40 undergraduate degree programs, 76 master’s degree programs and 54 doctoral programs. NCKU also has a national-level medical center and established the Research and Service Headquarters (RSH) in 1996, the first of its kind nationwide, a total of more than 60 research centers.
NCKU is an International University with a Multi-Cultural Campus
NCKU has excellent support for international students, such as the “Buddy-Buddy Program”, which is designed to facilitate international students as they adapt to life in Taiwan. Through the program, students will be able to have a better understanding of the local culture and customs. NCKU provides a free Tutoring Program for certain courses at the undergraduate level and also provides free Chinese language courses for international students in order to have an in-depth understanding of the local life and culture!
NCKU has a highly-regarded Chinese Language Center, which is an ideal place for foreigners to learn Chinese and also offers international students a chance to enroll in specialized academic programs. International students are very welcomed at NCKU. Join us and make your dreams come true at NCKU!
In addition to three off-university campuses, An-Nan where the Tainan Hydraulics laboratory located, Guei-Ren where the aeronautics and astronautics laboratory located and Dou-Liou where the NCKU Hospital Dou-Liou branch located, the main campus of NCKU consists of satellite campuses. NCKU occupies a total of 188 hectares. NCKU started out as having only one campus, Cheng-Kung, but continued to expand to its current scale. Each campus in the major part of NCKU is closely interlinked and tightly developed as a city within the university. In addition, each department in NCKU has its own building. NCKU is undoubtedly one of the most spacious and beautiful university campuses in Taiwan.