Chang Gung University

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Chang Gung University
長庚大學
CGUmedbuilding.jpg
Chang Gung University medical building
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 Gueishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
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 Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County, 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.[1] 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.[2] The Formosa Plastics Group Museum is located on campus.

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Academic Ranking[edit]

  • 2013, Ranked 387 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities[3]
  • 2012, Ranked 390 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • 2012, Ranked 92 in the QS University Rankings: Asia[4]
  • 2011, Ranked 402 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • 2010, Ranked 406 in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities
  • 2009, Ranked 408 in the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

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