National Cheng Kung University

Interdisciplinary innovation and effective academia-industry cooperation

National Cheng Kung University takes “Pursuit of truth through exhaustive reasoning” as its motto. The university has established a down-to-earth academic climate conducive to the steadfast pursuit of knowledge and truth. NCKU has laid the foundations for engineering and developed the arts and sciences. In the past few decades, the medical schools, social science colleges, art centres and museums were established to develop a comprehensive and global university. NCKU values holistic education and provides animated, stimulating and provocative teaching that emphasises cross-disciplinary learning. Its ability to combine research and development with industry needs is a model for higher education institutions. Looking to the future, NCKU emphasises three areas of focus: talent cultivation, field characteristics development and sustainable infrastructure. And all this will be achieved within a core vision of improving people’s quality of life, social care and developing industry.