Silver League
National Cheng Kung University

Taiwan

National Cheng Kung University, No. 1, Daxue Rd, East District, Tainan City, Taiwan 701

225 World
rank
5 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1931
Short name:
NCKU
Type:
Public (National)
Students:
21230
Faculty:
1470
Faculty/Students Ratio:
14
:
1
Web-site:
web.ncku.edu.tw/bin/home.php?Lang=en
Region:
Asia
Location:
Tainan City
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 225 63.926
Teaching 169 66.454
Research 243 63.325
International Diversity 548 29.612
Financial Sustainability 146 77.206
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 275 60.576
Research Perfomance Rankings 479 39.340
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TEACHING
World Rank: 169
Country rank: 5
Score: 66.454
League: Golden League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 243
Country rank: 5
Score: 63.325
League: Silver League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 548
Country rank: 8
Score: 29.612
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 146
Country rank: 4
Score: 77.206
League: Golden League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), located in Taiwan`s ancient and cultural capital of Tainan, is one of Taiwan`s top research intensive universities and a leader in promoting industry-academia Copperation. Apart from engineering, NCKU is also known for its science, medicine, management, planning and design. As a top-notch national university in Taiwan, NCKU has played a vital and critical role in creating Taiwan`s economic miracle by helping Taiwan to transform from an agriculture-based society to an industrialized economy during the 1960s and 1970s. Many excellent engineers devoted to manufacturing, construction and social services are cultivated in this oldest engineering university nationwide. To advance NCKU for a world-class top university, President Hwung-Hweng Hwung is determined to establish a friendly campus environment for better interdisciplinary teaching and research and industry-academia Copperation and to bring about substantial international exchanges.

Mission Statement

National Cheng Kung University, based on the cultural heritage of Taiwan, aims to develop into a world-class comprehensive university. The university will educate future leaders with humanistic and professional grounding, creativity, global vision and social consciousness. It will promote interdisciplinary research which can benefit our society and mankind.