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About

History

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) was established in 1931. It is renowned for engineering, technology, architectural design and medical teaching and research.

Education

NCKU is one of Taiwan’s leading integrated research universities, and 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, which features more than 60 research centers.

Research

The Research and Services Headquarters at NCKU is the first unit of its kind in Taiwan higher education. It integrates school resources to maintain close cooperation with industry and our home city, working through eight cutting-edge research centers to promote academia–industry cooperation for innovation. The aim is to ensure that research results make a real contribution to Taiwan by meeting the needs of both industry and society.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
228 -4
2023
224 28
2022
252
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
301
2022
301 100
2021
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
501 100
2023
601
2022
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
639 -4
2022
635
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

NCKU offers 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 develop 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.

Library services

When National Cheng Kung University was established in January, 1931, the NCKU library was also established.In early 1984, the library opened a branch in the College of Medicine. With the increase of the material in the library, the capacity in the main library was far from enough. 

Medical services

The NCKU Medical Center is a first class medical center within a comprehensive university in Taiwan. It has outstanding faculty and abundant research resources, and provides exceptional medical training, patient care, and cutting-edge research.

Student Life

Campus life

NCKU’s main campus is conveniently located in downtown Tainan with its Kuang-Fu campus right adjacent to the east exit of Tainan Railway Station. The school has easy access to transportation networks, especially since the opening of the Shalun rail line linking Taiwan High Speed Rail Tainan Station with downtown Tainan. Having the different colleges together on the main campus facilitates interdisciplinary learning and cooperation to develop competitive multifaceted professionals, while students are able to expand their international perspective by interacting with their peers from diverse ethnic backgrounds and nationalities.

Sports facilities

NCKU offers various sport facilities to keep students engaged and physically fit. We have provided more than 13 kinds of sports facilities, both indoor and outdoor. All of which is provided to the students on the campus.

Student clubs

  • Academic and Arts clubs: focus on academic studies or specific skills
  • Recreational clubs: promote legitimate recreational activities
  • Sports clubs: focus on physical training
  • Ministrant clubs: implement social services
  • Fraternity clubs: promoting and establishing interpersonal relationships
  • General clubs: usually having multiple purposes

Accreditation

AACSB accredited. Public University. Ranked 37# in QS Asia University Rankings 2019 & 234# QS Global World Ranking.

National Cheng Kung University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for National Cheng Kung University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Taiwan Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Ministry of Education / Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2023
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available

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