FSDM 2017 will be held in National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) in Taiwan during November 24-27, 2017.
About National Dong Hwa University
The National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) is a comprehensive public institution of higher learning in Hualien County, Taiwan. The present university results from the 2008 merger of two public institutions: the National Dong Hwa University founded in 1994 (today's Shoufeng campus in Shoufeng Township), and the National Hualien University of Education founded in 1947 (today's Meilun campus in Hualien City). NDHU currently has three campuses: Shoufeng, Meilun and Pingtung. In Pingtung, NDHU collaborates with the National Museum of Marine Biology, which also undertakes the campus administration. Meilun campus was the site for the former National Hualien University of Education before it integrated with NDHU. As planned, Shoufeng will be the single consolidated campus by August 2011 after the completion of the new buildings for integration.
At present, the University boasts over 500 scholars who dedicate themselves to teaching and research; more than ninety-eight percent of these full-time faculty members hold Ph.D. degrees from the world's most prestigious universities. National Dong Hwa University is a research-based, teaching-oriented institution with great promise and potential in many areas. Through the steady addition of new academic programs over the next decade, National Dong Hwa University will eventually consist of the following nine colleges in humanities, natural sciences, engineering, management, social sciences, indigenous Studies, environmental studies, marine sciences, and fine and applied arts. Moreover, the University will house a wide range of interdisciplinary research centers ultimately catering to a student body of over ten thousand. We are fully convinced that National Dong Hwa University will attain its ultimate goal of becoming one of the finest institutes of higher learning in Taiwan - if not all of Asia and the rest of the world - in the years to come.
Set between mountains and sea in a valley where a backdrop of natural beauty and a tapestry of cultures invite broad new perspectives, a place apart from the confines of city life, National Dong Hwa University commands Taiwan's largest campus, a place of spacious lawns, scenic vistas, and elegant modern architecture, a place where a first-rate faculty and state-of-the-art facilities open the world of learning up to exploration.
National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) recognizes the importance of academic exchange and collaboration. To this end, the University actively seeks opportunities of exchange and cooperation with higher educational and research institutes worldwide. Currently, NDHU has developed academic links with over 40 universities and research institutes domestically and internationally. The University also has reciprocal student exchange programs.