[Taiwan] National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), College of Planning and Design
Exchange Agreement signed in 2017
Partner Affiliation: College of Planning and Design
The National Cheng Kung University was founded in 1931 and had a long history. It was named after Zheng Cheng Kung, a Taiwanese national hero who based in Tainan. It is also known as the university with the largest campus in Taiwan.
The College of Planning and Design was spun off from the School of Engineering in 2003 and initially consisted of three departments: Department of Architecture, Department of Urban Planning and Department of Industrial Design, which offered bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. In 2006, the Department of Creative Industrial Design, which offers only master’s and doctoral programs and is taught in English, was established, followed by the Techno-Art Program, which offers only master’s programs.
The college aims to provide a sustainable environment for studying the quality of the living environment. Their key strategy is to create an interdisciplinary education and research environment through collaborations in teaching, research and exercises with universities in Taiwan and abroad, private companies, government, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs.
Updated October 2020