Chang Gung University

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Chang Gung University
長庚大學
CGUmedbuilding.jpg
Chang Gung University medical building
Motto 勤勞樸實[1]
Motto in English
Diligence, Perseverance, Frugality and Trustworthiness[1]
Established 1987 (as Chang Gung Medical College)
1997 (as CGU)
Type Private
President Bao Jiaju (包家駒)
Academic staff
1,296 (2013)
Students 7,397 (2013)
Location Guishan District, Taoyuan City
Campus Suburban,92 acres
Website www.cgu.edu.tw

Chang Gung University (CGU; Chinese: 長庚大學; pinyin: Chánggēng Dàxué) is a private university in Guishan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

History[edit]

The institution was established as the Chang Gung Medical College in April 1987. Engineering and management students have been accepted since 1993, when the name was changed to Chang Gung College of Medicine and Technology. In July 1997, the name was changed again to Chang Gung University.[2] In February 2011 Chang Gung University and Arizona State University established an international Biosignatures Center aimed at the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer and other diseases. The center will be directed by Arizona State University Nobel laureate Leland H. Hartwell.[3] The Formosa Plastics Group Museum is located on campus.

Academics[edit]



Academic Ranking[edit]

University rankings
Global
ARWU[4] 401-500
QS[5] 431-440
Asia
ARWU[6] 89-113
QS (Global version)[7]
QS (Regional version)[8]
99
81

Chang Gung University was ranked 498th in the 2011 Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities. Chang Gung University is also the only private university among the six domestic universities which made into the world’s top 500 universities.According to the 2011 Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities announced by the Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan, Chang Gung University achieved a fantastic result. Closely following National Taiwan University, National Cheng Kung University, National Jiao Tong University, National Tsing Hua University, and National Yang Ming University, it is the only private university among the six domestic universities which made into the world’s top 500. In the specialized field of clinical medicine, Chang Gung University was ranked the world’s 255th. In the science stream, Chang Gung University’s electrical engineering research was ranked the world’s 290th.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Our View of Education". Chang Gung U. Retrieved October 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ History, Chang Gung University (English).
  3. ^ ASU forms innovative international health care partnership. February 17, 2011
  4. ^ "Academic Ranking of World Universities: Global". Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  5. ^ "QS World University Rankings (2014/15)". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Academic Ranking of World Universities: Global". Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 2014. Retrieved August 15, 2014. 
  7. ^ "QS World University Rankings (extracting Asian universities from the list for counting this position)". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2014. 
  8. ^ "QS Asian University Rankings". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2014. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 

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