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ational Cheng Kung University is a research-led comprehensive university in Tainan, Taiwan. It is named after the given name of Koxinga, a Chinese military leader who drove the Dutch colonists from Taiwan and founded the Kingdom of Tungning.
NCKU is one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan, with a high reputation in science, engineering, medicine, management, planning and design. U.S. News & World Report ranked it the #22 Best Global University for Engineering and Computer Science in 2014. Times Higher Education- QS World University Rankings and Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, NCKU was ranked second or third among all universities in Taiwan. Many surveys throughout the years have shown that its students are most desired by Taiwanese companies. NCKU has 9 colleges, 40 departments, 82 graduate institutes, and 54 research centers, and it is also a major university, educational, and area-network center in Taiwan.
Motto: Intellectual Development through Persistent Pursuit of Knowledge
Administrative staff: 1423
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