National Sun Yat-Sen University
higher education institution in Taiwan.
National Sun Yat-Sen University - Description
As President of National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), I am very pleased to welcome you to browse our homepage on the Internet. I hope that your online visit to our academic departments and administrative units will provide you with all the information you need on our university, whether you are a student or scholar interested in our programs, or just want to know more about our beautiful sea-side campus. Established in 1980 at Kaohsiung, the second largest metropolitan in Taiwan, NSYSU has emerged over the years as one of the best comprehensive universities in the country. In 2002 NSYSU was named by the Ministry of Education as one of the country's seven major research-intensive universities. We are the leading national university in Southern Taiwan, and have set the benchmark for high standards in teaching, research, and internationalization. Our curriculum is well balanced to cover most disciplines in liberal arts, management, social sciences, engineering, science, and marine science. It is the common aim of our faculty and administrative team to provide a well-rounded and memorable educational experience for all our students, undergraduate or graduate. I thank you for taking the time to visit us on the Internet, and hope to welcome...
Description of National Sun Yat-Sen University
National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) was founded in 1980 in Kaohsiung and became one of the fastest growing universities in Taiwan. NSYSU has endeavored to pursue excellence in teaching and research and to achieve the goal under the guidelines of “Aim for the Top University Plan” funded by the Ministry of Education. With Six colleges including Liberal Arts, Science, Engineering, Management, Marine Sciences, and Social Sciences, NSYSU offers 20 Bachelor’s, 37 Master’s and 27 Doctoral Programs. There are currently about 9,000 students enrolled and 500 full-time faculty members. The university has forged partnerships with more than 162 academic institutions in over 36 countries. There are more than 1200 international students studying in NSYSU for short-term and long-term studies. The Chinese Language Center also provides various levels of courses for international students to improve the language and to know the culture. Besides academic and research prestige, the university campus is situated next to sea and mountain where hiking and water sports, such as wind surfing and boat sailing, are common student activities. Interesting species such as Macaque Monkeys and Cacatus Parrots add anecdotes to the campus life