National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is a research-led comprehensive university in Tainan, Taiwan. “Cheng Kung” also means “success” in Chinese. The university was founded in 1931 as Tainan Technical College. It has since become one of the most well-known and successful of all Taiwanese higher education institutions, and has acquired a solid reputation, most notably in the fields of electronics and engineering.
The university itself is spread across a large number of urban campuses, all generally located near the centre of the city of Tainan. These campuses play host to a significant number of advanced academic and public facilities, including the university hospital and an advanced hydraulics laboratory.
NCKU is renowned for its engineering, technology, architectural design and medicine teaching and research. We have 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.
The NCKU cultivates talents and also has technology that corporations need. NCKU ranks 1st in terms of “industry-academic collaboration”, along with global top universities. Since 2009, its technology transfer has generated over US$ 3 million/year for 9 consecutive years, the best of all Taiwan universities.
GLORIA NCKU integrates existing resources from its industrial and academic sectors and other trans-disciplinary universities, while incorporating new elements with global connections to enhance international industry-academic cooperation.
GLORIA NCKU operates on a corporate membership basis subject to membership fee. Corporate members are entitled to customized services, priority access to R&D personnel and their research, participation in the development of NCKU industry-academic cooperation, priority in graduate recruitment, and training for industrial talents, etc.