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National Chiao Tung University

1001 University Road Hsinchu View map
Taiwan
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Public
Very High
11,277
1,126
1,590

Overview

National Chiao Tung University (“NCTU”) is a top researchuniversity in Taiwan as well as in East Asia. Located close to Hsinchu SciencePark (HSP)--the “Silicon Valley” of Taiwan, the university has been an optimalhub of academic and industrial collaboration and a forerunner of science andtechnological innovations. Currently NCTU shows a strong motivation to moveforward to becoming a “Great University” that respects the values of diversity,creativity and collaboration.


NCTU has been always at the forefront of the newesttechnologies. The research activities at NCTU started with the development ofsemiconductor technologies and establishment of the first semiconductorlaboratory in Taiwan. This pioneer laboratory later fostered an entireecosystem for the semiconductor industry in Taiwan, leading to renownedcompanies as derivatives, like TSMC, MediaTek, and UMC, just to name a few.Such a unique role has consolidated strong ties between NCTU and corporations,and benefited NCTU students and faculty members significantly for developingnew research fields. Besides, it has established a distinguished alumninetwork, whose members comprise nearly two-thirds of the CEOs and generalmanagers in HSP.


In the past decade, NCTU has set up new researchdirections like internet of things (IOT), bio-inspired information andcommunication technology (BIO-ICT), biomedical technologies, green energy,intelligent hospital, etc. Through the exploitation of emergent technologies,many research fields at NCTU have achieved a leading position – EssentialScience Indicators (ESI) top 1% – in the world. NCTU also plays an importantrole in international collaborations with foreign research institutions andcorporation and thus makes profound impacts on the academia-industryrelationship worldwide.


Today, the Universityis comprehensive university, composed of 11 colleges that offer undergraduateand postgraduate programs in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, SemiconductorTechnology, Computer Science, Science, Biological Science and Technology,Photonics, Management, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hakka Studies.There are around 700+ teaching facultymembers, 300+ research staff and 12,700+ students (including about 5,400 undergraduatesand 7,300 graduates) in NCTU. Among them, more than 10% are internationalstudents.

University Highlights

Total students - 11,277

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47%

International students - 1,590

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Total faculty staff - 1,126

145
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Total students - 11,277

53%
47%

International students - 1,590

Total faculty staff - 1,126

981
145
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