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National Sun Yat-sen University

Location

70 Lien-hai Rd., Kaohsiung, TW, Kaohsiung City Taiwan

Ranking

# =485QS World University Rankings

About National Sun Yat-sen University

As President of National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), I am very pleased to welcome you to browse our homepage on the Internet. I hope that your online visit to our academic departments and administrative units will provide you with all the information you need on our university, whether you are a student or scholar interested in our programs, or just want to know more about our beautiful sea-side campus.Established in 1980 at Kaohsiung, the second largest metropolitan in Taiwan, NSYSU has emerged over the years as one of the best comprehensive universities in the country. In 2002 NSYSU was named by the Ministry of Education as one of the country's seven major research-intensive universities. We are the leading national university in Southern Taiwan, and have set the benchmark for high standards in teaching, research, and internationalization. Our curriculum is well balanced to cover most disciplines in liberal arts, management, social sciences, engineering, science, and marine science. It is the common aim of our faculty and administrative team to provide a well-rounded and memorable educational experience for all our students, undergraduate or graduate.I thank you for taking the time to visit us on the Internet, and hope to welcome you in person to our scenic campus by the Hsi-tze Bay overlooking the Taiwan Strait, where the breathtaking sunset accompanies our students and faculty in their daily pursuit of academic excellence.

About National Sun Yat-sen University

As President of National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU), I am very pleased to welcome you to browse our homepage on the Internet. I hope that your online visit to our academic departments and administrative units will provide you with all the information you need on our university, whether you are a student or scholar interested in our programs, or just want to know more about our beautiful sea-side campus.Established in 1980 at Kaohsiung, the second largest metropolitan in Taiwan, NSYSU has emerged over the years as one of the best comprehensive universities in the country. In 2002 NSYSU was named by the Ministry of Education as one of the country's seven major research-intensive universities. We are the leading national university in Southern Taiwan, and have set the benchmark for high standards in teaching, research, and internationalization. Our curriculum is well balanced to cover most disciplines in liberal arts, management, social sciences, engineering, science, and marine science. It is the common aim of our faculty and administrative team to provide a well-rounded and memorable educational experience for all our students, undergraduate or graduate.I thank you for taking the time to visit us on the Internet, and hope to welcome you in person to our scenic campus by the Hsi-tze Bay overlooking the Taiwan Strait, where the breathtaking sunset accompanies our students and faculty in their daily pursuit of academic excellence.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

National Sun Yat-sen University is one of the top universities in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. It is ranked #=485 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #461-470
  • 2015
    #431-440
  • 2016
    #=379
  • 2017
    #=395
  • 2018
    #=388
  • 2019
    #=402
  • 2020
    #410
  • 2021
    #416
  • 2022
    #=412
  • 2023
    #=428
  • 2024
    #=505
  • 2025
    #=485

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