The NSYSU campus uniquely situates at the crossing of hills and sea, adjacent to the Kaohsiung Harbor. The geography prompts our feature advancements in marine research, which heeds to Kaohsiung's aspiration to develop into an Ocean Capital, as we become the leading academic institution of marine sciences in Taiwan. The university encourages interdisciplinary collaboration between oceanographic studies and other academic fields to stimulate new ideas and research directions. NSYSU is ranked in the top 200 by ESI in the areas of engineering, mathematics, and information engineering, and we are also highly competitive in the fields of communications engineering, electronic commerce, materials science, and optoelectronics.
NSYSU has sister-university agreements with over 250 universities from more than 40 countries around the world. Within these partnerships, we engage in student exchange, dual degree programs, joint supervision, research collaborations, and joint symposiums. We dedicate to creating an internationalized campus. Each year over 1,200 international students come to NSYSU for degree programs, exchange programs, research fellowships, or language learning. The vast array of activities provides ample opportunities for domestic students and international students to interact and bridge their understanding of different cultures.
The campus is located in the scenic Sizih Bay and surrounded by the Longevity Mountain and the Taiwan Strait. The spectacular beach offers a natural venue for recreation and water sports, and the sunset is the most splendid scenery sought by tourists from all over the world.