關於國立暨南國際大學 Meet NCNU
Established in central Taiwan in 1995, National Chi Nan University is tasked with both securing the inheritance of classical Chinese culture and cultivating a new generation of global-minded professionals through the colleges of humanities, management, science and technology, and education.
Under the leadership of NCNU President Oliver Yulong Su, 20 task units comprising nearly 700 faculty members are steadily transforming NCNU into central Taiwan’s foremost cradle of humanistic, insightful, and passion-driven research and education.
An average of 6,500 students enroll each year to pursue degrees from a selection of 20 undergraduate, 26 postgraduate, and 15 doctoral programs. After 23 years of operations, NCNU now has a 200,000-strong alumni network that is putting down roots in different fields and regions across the world.
Straddling rural, urban, and indigenous communities, NCNU espouses diverse cultures and lifestyles. Proximity to top Taiwanese sightseeing destinations such as Sun-Moon Lake and Mount Hehuan has also helped NCNU develop advantages in tourism and marketing, water sports, social participation, and community empowerment. With roots growing ever deep through regional networks, NCNU seeks to also continue expanding its global partnerships, with a special focus on the talents and opportunities in Southeast Asia.
綠色永續 | Green Values
Named , NCNU is nestled among the plateaus of rural Puli Township and sheltered by the central mountain ranges of Taiwan. The eco-friendly campus is not only known for its ecological diversity, but also for its sustainable energy practices and adoption of green technology.
櫻花之源 | Sakura Blossoms
NCNU blossoms to life at the advent of spring, as vibrant red, pale pink, and bright white cherry blossom petals greet visitors who picnic and drink tea on the grassy lawns. The campus is home to over 1,000 Formosan and Japanese Sakura trees.
邁向國際 | International Partnerships
Sister to 102 overseas and 44 Chinese academic institutes, NCNU hosts an average of 800 international students every year who come to study from its 160 language courses. NCNU also has one of the most comprehensive programs for training talents for the Southeast Asian markets.
連結在地 | Local Roots
NCNU nurtures ties with local communities through education programs fostering tourism and culturally creative talents. Outreach centers have also been set up to care for disadvantaged children and indigenous elders.
深耕高教 | Higher Education
NCNU is embarking on a five-year plan to embrace innovative teaching, public and community services, and social responsibilities. With the support of the Ministry of Education, the goals are to bolster the quality and sustainable management of Taiwan’s higher education.
辦學卓越 | Springboard of Opportunities
NCNU ranks 7th nationwide for the rate of employment of its new graduates, who receive an average starting salary of NT$30,000. Around 206 students pass civil service exams or are certified every year, and the university faculty hold 9th place for their contributions to international academic publications and scientific research.
跨越疆界 | Borderless Education
NCNU maps the way for its students and faculty members to learn beyond the confines of the campus by working with civil groups to service local communities. The objective is to expand the scope of influence and exchanges of this borderless college town.
整合人文科技 | Humanistic Science & Technology
Combining scientific breakthroughs with a humanistic approach, NCNU has engineered patented inventions such as elevated LED lighting systems for nighttime farming to fight light pollution and economize power consumption.
協助地方創生 | Community Empowerment
NCNU looks to empowering regional communities by pairing its students with vocational programs for local residents who wish to learn more about Nantou’s unique strengths and engage in eco-tourism and agricultural transformation.
結合環保 | Environmental Activism
NCNU has taken steps to help monitor air pollution by deploying over 200 micro sensors across central Taiwan. These devices help residents keep track of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) levels and are a valuable resource of reliable information for neighborhood air quality patrols.
關注原鄉教育 | Indigenous Cooperation
NCNU is dedicated to documenting the heritage of nearby indigenous groups and working with tribe members to revitalize their culture and economy. Local resources are being mobilized for tribal development, elderly care, and heritage revival.
發展特色運動 | Advantageous Sporting Grounds
With close access to the waters and trainers of Taiwan’s famed Sun-Moon Lake, NCNU is home to collegial teams competing in rowing, archery, yachting, golfing, and ballroom dancing. Team spirit is bolstered by a high degree of sportsmanship and medals from recent international sporting events.