I-Shou University

University Private

School introduction

Site http://www2.isu.edu.tw/en1/index.htm
School Profile
School introduction

I-Shou University (ISU) is situated in Kaohsiung (southern part of Taiwan). ISU was founded by Mr. I-Shou Lin to commemorate his mother as well as to benefit the villages and towns where he started his business. The university started to recruit students in 1990. With its continuous development, the university currently has 8 colleges, 41 departments, 18 master’s programs, and 7 doctoral programs in 2014. The university has some 18,000 students and 1,000 full-time faculty members, 90% of whom possess a doctoral degree, making it a young and promising institution of higher education with great potential. 

A Wealth of Academic and Industrial Resources Supported by E United Group
E United Group, to which ISU is affiliated, conducts the businesses in the sectors of manufacturing, medical services, education, as well as real estate & Leisure development. In addition to Yieh Phui Enterprise Co., Ltd. And Yieh United Stell Corporation (ranked top 3 in stainless steel production worldwide), E United Group also owns Yieh Phui Polyester Pre-Panited Steel Sheets Company, E-Da Hospital, Eliter International Corp., and E-Da Royal Hotel Kaohsiung E-Da World. With the generous financial support from E United Group, the University has equipment and facilities that are unparalleled among other universities in Taiwan. Also, the University is one fo the few comprehensive universities that integrates theory into practice and is cognizant of and responsive to the needs of industries. 

A Comprehensive University Focusing on Both Theory and Research: Academic Features

With the support of E-United Group, ISU provides substantial offers to recruit faculty members with research specialties and practical experiences from different disciplines and professions. In regards to the curriculum design, ISU underlines the importance of both theory and practice and incorporates them into teaching and experiments. Faculty members are encouraged to engage students in researching not only in their respective fields, but tapping into interdisciplinary studies. 

Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
According to the 2014 Webometrics Ranking of World Universities published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), ISU was ranked 899th in the world, 212nd in Asia and 26th in Taiwan. 

Competitiveness in International Academia
1. The Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) announced in 2012 that the University Evaluation on five indicators, including Institutional Self-identification, Institutional Governance & Management, Learning &Teaching Resources, Accountability & Social Responsibility, and Self-enhancement & Qualify Assurance Mechanism.
2. According to the 2011 analysis of highly cited papers on ESI database published by Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT), 41 universities in Taiwan were ranked among the Top 1% most cited articles per research field in ESI database, and ISU was ranked 24th among other universities in Taiwan. Also, ISU was ranked 17th nationwide in terms of the number of papers in engineering and 12th for the number of papers in clinical medicine.
3. in the 2007-2011 WOS report of highly cited rankings published by the HEEACT, ISU was ranked among Top 500 worldwide in the fields of cladding materials & membrane, metallurgical engineering, information science & artificial intelligence, nursing, management research & management science, mathematics, automation control system, nanotechnology, instrument & facilities and nuclear science. Among them, papers in the fields of metallurgical engineering, mathematics and nanotechnology are ranked Top 1 among private universities nationwide, and papers in the fields of metallurgical engineering, nursing, nuclear technology and mathematics are ranked Top 10 nationwide. 

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Learning Production Process

English name Degree difference Area college UK teaching Spring start Spring end Fall start Fall end
International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) Master Social Science, Business and Law All in English 2017-01-19 2017-01-19
Electronic Engineering Doctor Engineering and Construction、Science College of Electrical & Information Engineering Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Electrical Engineering Doctor Engineering and Construction、Science College of Electrical & Information Engineering Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Information Engineering Doctor Engineering and Construction、Science College of Electrical & Information Engineering Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Materials Science & Engineering Doctor Engineering and Construction、Science College of Science and Engineering Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Institute of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering Doctor Engineering and Construction、Science College of Science and Engineering Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Industrial Management Doctor Social Science, Business and Law College of Management Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15
Doctoral Program in Management Doctor Social Science, Business and Law College of Management Program with enough English courses to satisfy graduation requirements 2017-10-01 2018-01-06 2017-03-10 2017-07-15

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