National Sun Yat-sen University
National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) was initially founded in 1980s for equal distribution of academic resources within Taiwan, locating along Kaohsiung Harbor, adjacent to Mt. Chaishan.
Its geographical features has cradled our academia. The very first College of Marine Science in Taiwan was established here in 1986, fostering students through decades of tides rising and falling.
The university vigorously encourages interdisciplinary sparks between different academic fields to stimulate innovative research topics. It is now organized into 10 colleges, 22 graduate schools, and more than 40 research institutes. Today, NSYSU ranks in the top 200 by ESI in the areas of engineering, mathematics, and information engineering. We are also highly competitive in the fields of communications engineering, electronic commerce, materials science, and optoelectronics.
NSYSU has sister-university agreements with over 250 universities from more than 40 countries around the world. These partnerships prompt student exchange programs, dual degree programs, joint supervision, research collaborations, and joint symposiums. We dedicate to create an internationalized campus where over 1,200 international students come to NSYSU. Additionally, diverse extracurricular activities provides perfect opportunities for both domestic and international students to immerse in valuable cultural exchange experiences.
We hope to continuously nourish youth in Taiwan and around the globe excellent academic resources with ample enthusiasm for humanity. We aim at educating students becoming those who not merely have forward-looking and collaborative mindsets but competence in professional practice.