National Chiayi University (NCYU) was formed in February 2000 by merging two existing colleges in Chiayi: National Chiayi Institute of Technology (NCIT) and National Chiayi Teachers College (NCTC). The University now has 7 colleges, which include 7 doctoral programs, 41 full-time master’s degree programs, 4 global master programs, 15 part-time master’s degree programs, and 40 undergraduate programs. NCYU is one of the oldest and largest universities in the southern part of Taiwan.
NCYU is comprised of four campuses and a practicum forest, for a total land mass of 285.78 hectares. The four campuses include Lantan Campus, Min-hsiung Campus, Sinmin Campus and Linsen Campus. Lantan Campus, the administration headquarters, is situated in the well-known scenic area between Lantan Reservoir and Renyitan Reservoir. It accommodates the College of Agriculture, the College of Science and Engineering and the College of Life Sciences. Min-hsiung Campus, situated in Min-hsiung Township, accommodates the Teachers College and the College of Humanities and Arts. Sinmin Campus, situated in central Chiayi City, accommodates the College of Management and College of Veterinary Medicine. A variety of extension and lifelong learning programs are offered in Linsen campus to provide educational service to the local community. The practicum forest offers students of related professions hands-on experiences in the field. In all, the four campuses and the practicum forest have their own unique characteristics while they appropriately complement each other
NCYU locates in the center of Taiwan’s agricultural area, with this advantage, the university supports academia-industry collaboration by adding value to traditional industry, creative marketing and the promotion of international tourism. This collaboration not only benefits both sides but also expands the areas students can practice in, which strengthens the students’ competitiveness in the job market. NCYU boasts a rich resource of bio-agriculture technology, farming and fishing industries, academic and research abilities, the addition of humanity and arts in technical fields, thus, the university can develop and create value for industry and enrich whole communities. The university has an honorable “brand”, and is moving toward the goal of becoming a “comprehensive university with special researches and practical abilities”.
|English name||Degree difference||Area||college||UK teaching||Spring start||Spring end||Fall start||Fall end|
|Global Master Program of Agricultural Science||Master||Agriculture||College of Agriculture||All in English||2017-02-01||2017-04-30|
|Global Master Program of Teaching Profession||Master||Education||Teachers College||All in English||2017-02-01||2017-04-30|
|Global Master Program of Tourism and Management||Master||Social Science, Business and Law||College of Management||All in English||2017-02-01||2017-04-30|
|Global Master Program of Life Science||Master||Science、Others||College of Life Sciences||All in English||2018-01-01||2018-03-31|
|Global Master Program of Agricultural Science||Master||Agriculture||College of Agriculture||All in English||2018-01-01||2018-03-31|
|Global Master Program of Teaching Profession||Master||Education||Teachers College||All in English||2018-01-01||2018-03-31|
|Global Master Program of Tourism and Management||Master||Social Science, Business and Law||College of Management||All in English||2018-01-01||2018-03-31|