Founded in 1991, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech) has become a university paradigm for other technological universities nationwide under the leadership of the former presidents and Dr. Yang Neng-Shu.
YunTech is a flagship technological university with five colleges, the College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Design, College of Humanities and Applied Sciences and College of Future. These four colleges account for 22 undergraduate, 26 master’s and 13 doctoral programs. The student population is approximately 10,000, 68 percent of whom are undergraduates and 32 percent post-graduates. Among the distinguished faculty of the university, over 90 percent hold doctoral degrees and 98 percent have reached the position of assistant professor or above. More than 70 percent of the faculty has significant experience in industrial sectors and 50 percent received their doctoral degrees from renowned universities in Europe, the United States and elsewhere.
YunTech is a major contributor to the local community and country. It is active in providing technological service and personnel training for the local industry. To keep up with the latest developments in science and technology, various R & D centers were established to stimulate research and contribute to the nation’s technological and cultural achievements.
Located in Douliou, Yunlin, Central Taiwan, within easy access via highways and railway system, 50.6km west of Sun Moon Lake, 226km south of Taipei city and 141km north of Kaohsiung city, YunTech is famous for its spacious and scenic campus and artistic buildings that occupy 60 hectares. The huge and pictorial area surrounding University was designed to host the county administrative buildings, including the County Government, County Council, County Constabulary, Indoor Arena, Art Exhibition Center, and Sports Park, etc. Enclosed by such beautiful constructions, campus facilities are enjoyed by faculty, students, staff and visitors as well.
In order to attract outstanding teachers and students from around the world, YunTech signed a memorandum of agreement with 275 foreign universities from 29 countries with which it operates university-to-university exchanges.