China Medical University become sister university with the University of Newcastle!

Date: April 27, 2016

On April 26 2016, Chancellor Lee of China Medical University signed a MoU with Professor Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor and President of University of Newcastle. This joint agreement not only allows China Medical University and University of Newcastle became sister university, but also encourages the two institution to have meaningful exchange with research on medicine, health care, ageing, and public health. This magnificent signing ceremony was held at the Australian Office Taipei with the warm welcome from the Deputy Representative Richard Neumann.

As Chancellor Lee mentioned during the signing ceremony, CMU currently stands 363 in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World University (ARWU), number 1 among the private universities in Taiwan and 153 in the clinical medicine and pharmacy in the world. The University of Newcastle currently stands at 256 in the ARWU ranking. With this agreement signed, the two institutions will be able to further exchange and partnering to develop computational strengths on the international level as well as creating regional economic growth.

According the Professor Caroline McMillen, CMU has established many great research results and publications. With this agreement signed, the two universities can better utilizing each other’s strength and further develop strategic research focuses.

As China Medical University continues to establish international partnership under the leadership of Chancellor Lee, CMU is well on its way to be one of the leading institutions in world on biomedical research, and health care. In the 2016 Times Higher Education Ranking, China Medical University ranked 46 among the top 200 university in Asia. CMU is also ranked number 6 among all university in Taiwan and number 1 among all private university in Taiwan.

(Chinese Version.)