Chang Gung University

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Chang Gung University
CGU Medical Building 20040415.jpg
Chang Gung University medical building
Motto 勤勞樸實[1]
Motto in English
Diligence, Perseverance, Frugality and Trustworthiness[1]
Type Private
Established 1987 (as Chang Gung Medical College)
1997 (as CGU)
President Bao Jiaju (包家駒)
Academic staff
1,367 (2015)
Students 7,386 (2015)
Location Guishan, Taoyuan City
Campus Suburban, 92 acres
Chang Gung University
Traditional Chinese 長庚大學

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


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 on campus.


Academic rankings[edit]

University rankings
ARWU World[4] 301-400
QS World[5] 441-500
QS Asia[6] 78

Chang Gung University was ranked 498th in the 2011 Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World 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 it 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, CGU's electrical engineering research was ranked the world’s 290th.

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