Two universities form Taiwan Visited Our University
In October 25th, 2014, the tenth anniversary of our university, Hu Wei-zhi, director of Chung Yuan Christian University (“CYCU”) Mainland & Taiwan Education Office, and Lin Zi-li, director of Tunghai University (“THU”) International Education and Program

 In October 25th, 2014, the tenth anniversary of our university, Hu Wei-zhi, director of Chung Yuan Christian University (“CYCU”) Mainland & Taiwan Education Office, and Lin Zi-li, director of Tunghai University (“THU”) International Education and Programs Office Mainland & Taiwan Business Division came to our university to attend our celebration activities. President Zhao Xian-li, executive vice president Pang Si-qin, associate dean Zhao Yue-sheng and director He Xiao-yang of international office warmly greeted the guests.

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Founded in 1955, the history of CYCU is relatively long. Last semester we signed a cooperation agreement with CYCU. At 10:00 am director He Xiao-yang held a meeting with director Hu Wei-zhi to discuss the possible cooperation programs between the two universities. On behalf of our university director He first appreciated CYCU for sending delegation to attend our ceremony. Director Hu then introduced the basic conditions of CYCU. CYCU owns a brilliant teaching teams which are composed by 510 full-time teachers, among whom 1/3 have professional working experience. About 93% full-time teachers obtained doctorates, about 90% part-time teachers obtained doctorates. Director Hu further described the academic programs and majors of strength of CYCU. By comparing the current academic programs and majors between the two universities, the shape of our future cooperation and majors that our students may study at CYCU were determined. Meanwhile, the parties exchanged views on the teacher training and related matters. Afterwards, director He introduced the guests to our university in detail with a special emphasis on our recent-year development.
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THU signed a cooperation agreement with our university this semester. At 1:00 pm of that day director He Xiao-yang held a meeting with director Lin Zi-li. On behalf of our university director He first appreciated THU for sending delegation to attend our ceremony. Director Lin then introduced the condition of THU. Founded in 1955, THU is particularly famous for its beauty of its campus, which has been called the most beautiful one in Taiwan. THU has 34 bachelor classes, 35 master classes, 14 doctor classes, over 97% of their teachers obtained doctorates and over 90% have overseas studying experience. Director He introduced the guests to the recent ten-year development of our university. The parties further discussed the student exchange, teaching training, summer and winner school programs, and reach agreement on our further cooperation.
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Introduction of Chung Yuan Christian University (“CYCU”)
Founded in 1955, CYCU owns a history of 58 years. CYCU enrolls students in seven-granting school and colleges, such as the College of Science, Engineering, Business, Design, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Humanities and Education, and the School of Law. The university offers 28 graduate programs and 13 Ph.D. programs in 27 departments. There are more than 90,000 alumni and most of them devote their best to the progress of society. With a vision for the future, “Integrating,” “Creativity,” “Innovation,” are the competitive advantages of CYCU.  Furthermore, CYCU has been ranked as the integrated and most prestigious institution of higher education among private universities by Ministry of Education of Taiwan since 1995.  Thus, with this responsibility, CYCU devotes to upgrading the level of higher education in Taiwan. Being the leading private university in Taiwan, CYCU intends to raise its reputation in the world; to achieve the goal of being a “faith, hope, and love” integrated university in Taiwan.
Honorary Awards in 2014
CYCU is ranked 9th across Taiwan and 696th worldwide on the 2014 world’s top 1000 universities list.
Chung Yuan Christian University Listed in the Top 100 Universities in Asia for the Second Time, 13thin Taiwan.
Cultural and Creative Team of Department of Commercial Design Won Two iF Design Awards.
CYCU Professional Courses Awarded by MOE as Excellent Service Learning Courses.
CYCU Student Clubs Achieved Good Results in MOE’s National Competitions and Evaluations.
Majors in CYCU’s Landscape Architecture Won First Prize in “Taipei Design Capital” Student Design Competition.
Introduction of Tunghai University (“THU”)
Founded in 1955, THU is particularly famous for its beauty of its campus, which has been called the most beautiful one in Taiwan. THU has 8 colleges (College of Arts, College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Social Science, College of Agriculture, College of Fine Arts and Creative Design, College of Law, International College, Center for General Education), 34 departments (with 48 masters, 14 doctoral), 968 employees (570 teachers, 9 teaching assistants and 389 staff), and 17,094 students (2,739 postgraduate, 13,605 in regular programs, 750 in Extension Education School).
THU is the first private university in Taiwan and the first and only educational institution with a complete education program from kindergarten to Ph.D program. Also, THU is the first to establish and introduce General Education and Student Labor Program system in Taiwan. The pioneering programs have served as role models for other universities in Taiwan.
THU has been actively involved in the promotion of international cultural and academic exchanges. THU has sister schools in all of the 5 major continents. For example, THU has sister schools in 23 countries, such as USA, Australia, Germany, France, England, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and etc. THU has signed academic collaborations with these schools. Each year, THU receives exchange and foreign students from USA, Japan, Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, Mainland China and Europe. With this community of international and foreign students, THU students benefit by learning from the diversity of culture and culture differences provided by these students. And, as a result, THU students get to enrich their perspective.
Honors
Received “Teaching Excellence” awards from the Ministry of Education of Taiwan for 6 consecutive years
Alma mater of 5 Academia Sinica researchers and 9 university presidents
140 international sister schools in 24 countries spanning 5 continents
Founded a liberal arts “Po-ya School” and emphasizes character development and carried out in students’ daily campus life
Won 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 1 special award at the 2011 Geneva Invention Expo
Won 2 gold meals and 2 silver medal and 1 special Iran judge award at the 2010 London Invention Expo
(edited by /Xiao Qi-de  approved by/He Xiao-yang)