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Founded in 1991, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech) is a flagship technological university under the leadership of the former presidents and Dr. Hou Chun-kan. YunTech has four colleges, the College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Design, and College of Humanities and Applied Sciences. These four colleges account for 20 undergraduate, 26 master’s and 12 doctoral programs. The student population is approximately 10,000. Nearly 50 percent of the 350 distinguished faculty members received their doctoral degrees from renowned universities in Europe, the United States and elsewhere. The average annual funding received for industry-academia collaboration is the highest nationwide.

Introduction to the Four Colleges

The College of Engineering consists of 7 undergraduate, 10 master’s and 6 doctoral programs. All programs of College of Engineering are accredited by the Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET). The mission of the college is to develop green science and technology and intelligent lives. The college establishes research centers to provide services for industry evaluation, research and development. Moreover, the students of the College of Engineering win awards at big competitions.

The College of Management has 4 undergraduate programs, 1 undergraduate program in international management, 8 master’s and 4 doctoral programs. All programs of the College of Management are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Accreditation of Chinese Collegiate School of Business (ACCSB), which make it the only technological university in central Taiwan accredited both by the AACSB and ACCSB. The mission of the college is to cultivate professional management personnel who are well-qualified in both theory and practice. Practical projects competitions, overseas internships, Harvard case studies, industry-academia programs are included in courses to meet the mission.

There are 5 undergraduate, 5 master’s, 1 doctoral program and 2 research centers of the College of Design. The mission of the college is to develop cultural and creative industry, digital application and cross-disciplinary design. The teams grouped by staff members and students win awards at Red Dot Award, iF Design Awards and other international design competitions. In addition, the college is ranked the 7th among other universities in Asia area by Red Dot Award in 2015.

The College of Humanities and Applied Sciences consists of 2 undergraduate, 7 master’s, 1 doctoral programs and 2 affiliated education centers which are established to promote ethics, philosophy and life education. The two education centers are General Education Center and Teacher Education Center. The college is honored by the Ministry of Education (R.O.C.) as one of the best university for its life education, ethics education, general education and labor education.

Campus environment

Situated in Douliu with a campus that spreads out over 58 hectares landscaped with trees, flowers and green lawns, YunTech is a model green university in Taiwan. As a result of its efforts in reusing resources, YunTech was granted the “Energy Saving Award” by Ministry of Economic Affairs (R.O.C.).

The library totals 16,529 square meters and already has 1,730,000 volumes in its collection which include journals in Chinese and other languages, e-database and e-learning resources. Located in the library, the Art Center of YunTech periodically holds exhibitions to build an art learning environment.

With 15 hectares of recreation space and providing complete facilities on campus, YunTech holds the National Universiade Sport Games in both 2006 and 2014.

Professionals Cultivation

Through the university’s core values of “Sincerity, Honor, Perseverance and Originality”, YunTech establishes “YunTech” as a brand by the cooperation with the industry field and its creative power.  

YunTech leads all universities nationwide in establishing the distinguished professor system to elect professors who show outstanding performance in academic-industrial-teaching fields.

Leading the other universities, YunTech establishes the “YunTech Excellent Teaching Award” to honor teachers who are devoted to teaching and voted online by students.

YunTech offers a comprehensive selection of curricula that is outcome-based, focuses on effective PDCA management, and aims to hone students’ interdisciplinary skills in academics, leadership and public service. Furthermore, YunTech encourages students to have exchange programs and to be international volunteers to broaden their vision of the world.

YunTech encourages students to take internships in the industrial sector, serve as overseas volunteers, show respect to their teachers, and life education to foster their soft power.  

As part of YunTech’s curriculum, volunteer work has become an indispensable aspect of the students’ development. Furthermore, a variety of international programs and exchange programs provide students with a global vision and prepare them for global competitiveness and mobility.

From 2014 to 2015, YunTech students won 55 gold medals, 50 silver, 23 bronze and 24 special awards at various national and international competitions, showcasing their world-class competitiveness.

For the MOE Teaching Excellence Project, YunTech received the highest funding among all technological universities nationwide.

Cooperation with Industries

Government-University-Industry Alliances: YunTech has built government-university-industry strategic alliances by actively visiting industrial sectors every month and conducting exchange activities.

Inter-disciplinary Cooperation: four academic-industrial centers on industrial development have been established. These are the Great Center, Smart Life and Automatic Center, Center of Bike and Health Leisure Industry and The Development Center of Cultural and Creative Industries. With these centers, YunTech is becoming a paradigm for university-industry cooperation.

Maxxis Academics: Cooperating with this top ten tire brand in the world, YunTech integrates vocational education and college courses so as to foster on-the-job training. Also, YunTech cooperates with China Steel Corporation to establish a research center which is focused on hand tools

One Stop Counseling Services: By matching techniques transformation and entrepreneurship, the invented products are merchandized. The teams grouped by staff members and students will be selected for the commercial values of the products. 6 companies are established.

A Globalized YunTech

YunTech signed a memorandum of agreement with 222 foreign universities from 28 countries with which it operates university-to-university exchanges. To broaden the students’ global vision, YunTech has built a bilingual environment, opened English-taught courses, held international exchange programs, held learning away home programs and held overseas internships. Through international exchanges and recruitment of international students by establishing overseas programs, students are encouraged to have international exchanges with their international peers.

The enrollment rate of international students accounts for more than 7% of the student population, making YunTech truly globalized.

Future Prospect

 

Established for 25 years, YunTech is delighted to be ranked the highest among all technological universities in Taiwan for MOE Teaching Excellence Project. For the “Subsidy Directions for Developing Technological University Paradigms,” YunTech received the highest among all technological universities nationwide. YunTech was ranked 74th among the top 100 universities across the Taiwan Strait according to a survey released by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Through the university’s traditional and core values, “Sincerity, Honor, Perseverance and Originality”, YunTech fosters students into professionals who have knowledge-management ability, are internationally competitive and place an equal emphasis on humanities and technology. In the future, it seeks to keep promoting its role to be recognized worldwide and become a research/teaching driven university focused on theory and practice and also on technology and humanities.

 

 

 

    Last Updated ( 2017-04-14 )