Establishment of Nobel Laureate Forum

Starting from 2010, Asia University has established a "Nobel Laureate Forum", inviting 7 Nobel laureates in that year, 2 in 2011, and 2 in 2012 to give speeches at Asia University, inspiring students and faculty members to see higher and longer on the road of academia.


Uniting recently with China Medical University to form a stronger union --- China-Asia Associated University (CA2)

Being long-time cooperation partners, the two universities become a union in 2012, promoting further sharing of teaching and research resources and exchanges of academic results to yield higher global competitiveness in higher education.


Being promoted to the university level in 2005 with a speed record

Owing to excellence in education achievements, this school, originally a college, was promoted by the Ministry of Education to be the university level named "Asia University" with a new record of speed in Taiwan (taking only 4 years).


  Being evaluated to be the best new university in 2005

In the 2005 evaluation of all universities by the Ministry of Education, Asia University was ranked No. 1 in the third group of universities, with 6 items of achievements recognized as excellent (science, engineering, internationalization, extension education, student affairs, & administrative supports).


Being granted honored projects of university teaching excellence for 8 years consecutively

With outstanding teaching achievements, Asia University was granted by the Ministry of Education "projects of university teaching excellence" for eight years starting from 2005, which are great honors because no other newly-established university has obtained such projects.


Five Ph. D. degree programs being approved by the Ministry of Education in a short period

With the strong faculty and well-organized curricula, Asia University has been approved to establish five Ph. D. degree programs (Computer Science, Healthcare Administration, Bioinformatics, Business Administration, and Digital Media Design) by the Ministry of Education in nine years. This is also a great honor and a new record for universities.


All degree programs passing assessment conducted by the Ministry of Education in 2008

All the degree programs, including the undergraduate, the master, and the Ph. D. levels, passed the strict assessment conducted by the Ministry of Education in 2008, and this is another great achievement of a university in Taiwan because very few universities can get all degree programs to pass the assessment.


Outstanding professors gathering together like a miracle

With the enhancement of the university's reputation, many outstanding professors join Asia University quickly like a miracle. So far, there are more than sixty full professors in 2010 which is a fifth of the entire faculty, and this is another record for newly-established universities in Taiwan.


Strong faculty being established with leading expertise

With no more lecturer appointed, the quality of the university faculty is highly improved in the recent two years. More than 80% of the faculty members are now assistant professors or higher, rivaling the faculty qualities of most national universities in Taiwan.


  An incomparable award-winning elegant and artistic campus having been constructed

Asia University continuously constructs buildings with elegant Greek or Romanian styles. There are lily ponds and various plants in the campus, forming a garden university with cherry blossoms in Spring, lily flowers in Summer, Hong Kong orchids in Autumn, and full-blown roses in Winter. The design of the campus won a National Award for Outstanding Construction in 2009.


Continuing efforts paid to promotion of internationalization

Asia University continuously promotes its efforts in internationalization, having 71 sister universities all over the world in 2012. Within about 5 years the number of foreign students grows from about two dozens up to 224. Intensive academic exchanges with the sister universities are also being conducted al the time.


Students and faculty members winning a great number of world-famous design and invention awards in recent four years (2009-2012)

In the past three years (2009-2012), students and faculty members mainly from the College of Creative Design has won 36 gold, 44 siver, 29 bronze, and 15 special awards from several world-competitive design/invention contests, including 8 high-class awards from the famous iF and Red Dots.