National University of Kaohsiung
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|National University of Kaohsiung
|Vice-Chancellor||Po-Chin Lee and Von-Wen Soo|
National University of Kaohsiung (NUK; Chinese: 國立高雄大學; pinyin: Guólì Gāoxióng Dàxué) is a university located in Nanzih, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The university is close to the Nanzih interchange of National Highway 1 and 30 minutes from the Kaohsiung train station.
The university was founded in February 2000 and aims to narrow the gap in education between southern and northern Taiwan and promote the economy of the southern area.
There are seventeen departments in the university, including Western Languages and Literature, East Asian Language and Literature, Kinesiology, Health and Leisure Studies, Law, Government and Law, Economic and Financial Law, Applied Economics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Life Sciences, and Asia-Pacific Industrial and Business Management, Traditional Arts, Finance, Information Management, and Applied physics. Among these departments, Asia-Pacific Industrial and Business Management is especially designed for cultivating industrial elites.
An unusual feature in this school is its open space. There are no walls on the boundaries of the campus. Residents who live around this school often walk to campus or exercise by using equipment in the gym. Biodiversity is also a notable characteristic of NUK. There are more than 60 sorts of fish in pond of the Water Land Park.
Colleges and Academic Departments 
NUK has there are five colleges and seventeen departments. The colleges are:
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- College of Law
- College of Management
- College of Science
- College of Engineering