National Cheng Kung University

Introduction

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!


Campuses

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.

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Programs

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Master

International Graduate Program of Civil Engineering & Management (ICEM)

Campus Full time September 2016 Taiwan Tainan

ICEM provides a complete overview in a broad area of civil engineering, including structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering... [+]

International Graduate Program of Civil Engineering & Management (ICEM)

As one of the key educational institutes in cultivating finest civil engineers in Taiwan, the Department of Civil Engineering at National Cheng Kung University now provides a unique International Graduate Program of Civil Engineering and Management (ICEM) for graduate students pursuing a degree of Master of Science.

 

With a full spectrum of courses on theoretical backgrounds and technological applications, ICEM provides a complete overview in a broad area of civil engineering, including structural engineering, geotechnical  engineering, transportation engineering, engineering materials, geomatics, environmental engineering, hydraulic and ocean engineering, and engineering management.... [-]


Master’s Program in College of Planning & Design

Campus Full time September 2016 Taiwan Tainan

In order to meet the industrial ideology in the new era, Institute of Creative Industry Design (ICID) promotes new life and energy by integrating various professionals to engage in its multifaceted research. [+]

Master’s Program in Planning & Design

 

The Institute of Creative Industry Design at National Cheng Kung University is a part of the College of Planning and Design. ICID has its roots in Industrial Design but has evolved into a combination of industrial planning and enterprise innovations, with a focus on design applications and strategy management in business terms. ICID will economize and industrialize creative productions via modern technology design management (services and policies) and cultural development products.

 

In order to develop creative industry and cultivate vast research talent, ICID recruits students from multiple backgrounds and specializations of study. There are three supervisor groups to meet students' needs. The groups are Group A (Brand & Marketing Planning), Group B (Media & Interaction Design), and Group C (Industry & Service Innovation). All classes in the institute are lectured in English in order to present Taiwan's special culture to the world and it is our hope that these students with diverse backgrounds will bring new energy into Taiwan's creative cultural industry.... [-]


Master’s Program in Sustainable Development Practice (MDP)

Campus Full time September 2016 Taiwan Tainan

This international & interdisciplinary program, Master’s Program in Sustainable Development Practice (MDP), provide enrolled students with professional skills that are linked with each other, but scattered across the existing departments in our university. [+]

Masters Program in Sustainable Development Practice (MDP)

 

In this century, education need to span beyond the classroom into the real world. We believe, it is now necessary to have our students’ practice authentic application in the field, in order to comprehend the harsh realities of our deteriorating planet.

 

This international & interdisciplinary program, Master’s Program in Sustainable Development Practice (MDP), provide enrolled students with professional skills that are linked with each other, but scattered across the existing departments in our university. Upon completion of the required courses and degree program, NCKU will award an additional diploma certificate in “Sustainable Development Practice”.... [-]