NCKU is located in Tainan City, Taiwan Province, the Republic of China. It is situated accross from the Tainan Railway Station, offering convenient transportation. The total area of the school is 172.629294 hectares, including the Cheng-Kung, Sheng-Li, Kuang-Fu, Chien-Kuo, Tzu-Chiang, Ching-Yeh, Li-Hsing, and Kuei-Jen Campuses, the An-Nan Campus and some areas designated for dormitory use. It is one of the most spacious and beautiful university campuses in this country.
This campus was the site of the Tainan Technical Institute during the period of Japanese Occupation(1895-1945) and is the birthplace of this university. It sits on a plot measuring 18.3176 hectares. Buildings housing the Departments of Engineering Science, Computer Science & Information Engineering, Mineral and Petroleum Engineering, Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Hydraulics & Ocean Engineering are located in the eastern part of this campus. Buildings for the Departments of Physics and Chemistry, and Ger-Chih Auditorium are located in the southern part of the center of this campus, and the Departments of Mathematics, Surveying Engineering, Biology and Main Library are located in the northern part of this campus. The Tsung-Ho Building, the Mechanical-Electrical-Chemical Engineering Building, the Earth Science Department building, the Physics-Chemistry Building, and the Information Building are located in the southwest of this campus. The Hsin-Yuan, Cheng-Kung House and the Guest Hall are located on the northwestern side of this campus. This is the oldest campus in the university with many luxuriant trees presenting a spectacular scene remembered by all NCKU students.
This campus is on the south side of Ta-Hsueh Road. It was established in 1950 when the land (8.5119 hectares) was purchased. Student dormitories and a student cafeteria are located in the south of this campus: Sheng-Li Mens Dormitories No. 1, 4, 5, and 6, Sheng-Li Womens Dormitories No. 2, 3, 8, and 9, a stationery store, a bookstore, and two Chinese food cafeterias. The original Main Library located in the eastern half is planning to be reading rooms and student activities spaces , and swimming pools are located in the northwestern part of this campus.
This campus (20.9558 hectares), established in 1966 after being purchased from the Ministry of National Defense, is located to the west of Cheng-Kung Campus. Kuang-Fu Field, the Student Activity Center, basketball courts, volleyball courts, tennis courts, and the Chiang Kai-shek Gymnasium are located in the southern section of this campus. Kuang-Fu Men's Dormitories No. 1, 2, and 3, Military Training Building, the Wei-Nung Building, the University Administrative Building, and the Management Science College Building are located in the center of this campus. Buildings for the Industrial Design Department, the Art Study Institute, the Architecture Department, the Earthquake Engineering laboratory, the Urban Planning Department, the Shiou-Chi Building, and the Liberal Arts College are located in the northern part of this campus. With the famous Banyan Tree Garden and the Cheng-Kung Pond on its north side, this campus is most exquisite. Many student activities take place there.
This campus is located to the north of Hsiao-Tung Road, to the east of Sheng-Li Road, and to the north of Cheng-Kung Campus. This 7.3398-hectare campus, originally a training center for the country's army artillery units, was purchased from the Ministry of National Defense in 1971. Buildings for the Departments of Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Medical Technology and the Biomedical Engineering Institute are located in the east side of this campus. Buildings for the Medical College and the Teaching Hospital occupy the west side of this campus. Compared to all other campuses of the University, this campus holds the greatest floor space of all, a total of 40,000-plus , and has a great potential for future development.
This campus, established in 1983 after being purchased from the Ministry of National Defense, is located to the east of Chang-Jung Road and to the south of Ta-Hsueh Road, with a total area of 13.3795 hectares. The Science-Technology Building, and buildings for the Departments of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering are all located on this campus. Fields for football, baseball, basketball, and volleyball are on its north side. This campus is the center of the University's major technology development.
This campus, established in 1983 after being purchased from the Provincial Government Housing and Urban Planning Bureau, is located to the east of Chang-Jung Road and to the north of Hsiao-Tung Road with a total area of 1.74 hectares. In addition, another 1.71 hectares was appropriated from the military, making a total area of 3.4533 hectares for this campus. This campus provides areas of dormitories and leisure. The apartment buildings for doctors of the Teaching Hospital, single faculty housing, student dormitories, postgraduate dormitories, and tennis courts are located on this campus.
This campus, with a total area of 2.7713 hectares, is located to the north of Hsiao-Tung Road, to the west of Sheng-Li Road, and directly across from the Kuang-Fu Campus. This campus originally comprised the old Highway Department Control Station and Taiwan Automobile Company Maintenance Station. The Medical-Nursing Building is on this campus.
This campus is located in Kuei-jen Village, Tainan County. It was purchased, with the authorization of the Executive Yuan, from the Taiwan Sugar Company in July of 1987. It has a total area of 20.9 hectares. In addition, in March of 1989, with the authorization of the Executive Yuan, another 0.6 hectares was appropriated from the National Treasury Bureau, bringing the total campus area to 21.5995 hectares. This campus houses the experimental station of the Aeronautics and Astronautics Center. At present, the campus, also an important site of national defense technology, is cooperating with the architecture research institute of the Ministry of Domestic Affairs to set up architecture experiment facilities.
The current area of this campus, purchased from the Taiwan Salt Works, Ministry of Economical Affairs in 1993, is 72.817694 hectares. The total area of this campus will be 73 hectares and is earmarked for industrial-educational cooperation and training purposes, and will become a large " Hydraulic Model Experimental Field " with a flume and basin being finished.