The National University of Kaohsiung (NUK), the only national university instituted in the millennium in Taiwan, was found on February 1, 2000. In accordance with the government's industrial development policy and to promote the establishment of the Asia-Pacific Regional Operation Center (including Southern Taiwan Science Park, Kaohsiung Multifunctional Commerce and Trade Park and International Warehousing and Processing Transit Center), we assist to upgrade and transform traditional industries and train professionals in technology and management.
Formerly called Kaohsiung Polytechnic Institute (KPI), I-Shou University (ISU) was established in 1986 by Chairman I-Shou Lin of E United Group to commemorate his mother as well as to benefit the villages and towns where he started his business. It was also Mr. Lin’s way of giving back to the society and accomplishing his lifelong mission of nurturing highly educated professionals for the country. With its excellent performance on teaching, research and administration, KPI was officially upgraded and renamed I-Shou University in August of 1997.
Being the most prestigious institution of medical education in southern Taiwan, Kaohsiung Medical University needs to further recruiting leading experts, establishing advanced medical education system, improving teaching resources, encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration in research and inspiring young faculty for research in order to reach our terminal goal on medical education .
The National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (First Tech) is a leading institution of higher education committed to academic excellence.