Certificate Program in Sustainable Development (CPSD) starts to recruit international students in Fall 2019

Certificate Program in Sustainable Development ( http://cpi.acad.ncku.edu.tw/cpi/index.php)

This international & interdisciplinary program, Certificate Program in Sustainable Development (CPSD), provide enrolled students with professional skills that are linked with each other, but scattered across the existing departments in our university. Upon completion of the required courses and degree program, NCKU will award an additional diploma certificate in “Sustainable Development Practice”.

Missions of the program

1. Educating students to have the capacity to understand theories in sustainable development and to acquire the skills to apply them in the real world.

2. Bringing about enhanced innovation of theories in sustainable development and creation of new research frontiers by learning from the significant issues that developing countries face. Certificate Program in Sustainable Development (CPSD) is the first inter-college, and international program, targeted to a mixed student body composed of working professionals, mid-career students, and continuing university students that are enrolled in at least one of the master’s degree programs in the university.

NCKU strives to better serve in the Asia-Pacific community with its competitive and practical research achievements. To this end, this program assumes an important mission to aggressively bring in perspectives and needs of developing regions into existing disciplines, especially in related fields of Health Sciences, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, Political Economy, and Life Sciences.

NCKU believes that the region of the South and Southeast Asia will continue to increase its level of importance on the world. From matters ranging from environment, to climate change, to politics, and to cultural issues, we will be involved in a spectrum of issues that will affect the world today and tomorrow. This is the time to grab hold of the opportunities we have to embrace our region with cooperative projects and research that will in turn involve and shape the world.