Chang Gung was established in 1987 as Chang Gung Medical College and later acquired the “university” status in 1997. The university along with Arizona State University set up an international Biosignatures aimed for the preservation, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases. The university is comprised of 3 main colleges namely the College of Engineering, College of Medicine and College of Management holding nearly 30 departments. In order to ensure effective management of institutional affairs, CGU has well-drawn rules and regulations with a focus on the efficiency of administration.
Chang Gung University is a thriving residential campus stretched over 37-acres of foothills and plain. CGU has a rich tradition of fostering creativity and art along with cultural and outdoor attractions in Great Taipei City. Living and learning along with various varsity sports, intramural sports and physical education courses, cultural and leisure activities, dormitories, Formosa Plastics Group Museum make the campus life worth experiencing.