1. National Chiayi University is a new university created through the merger of two existing colleges — former National Chiayi Teachers’ College and former National Chiayi Institute of Technology. This merger stands out as a pioneer as well as an exemplary model in the higher education of Taiwan.
2. The University comprises six colleges: Teachers College, College of Humanities and Arts, College of Management, College of Agriculture, College of Science and Engineering, and College Of Life Sciences, with thirty-four departments and forty-two graduate institutes. It has served as an incubator of agricultural human resources in the southern Taiwan; therefore, its alumni spread all over the areas of Taiwan.
3. The University established the 「National Chiayi University Agricultural Products Certification Service Center」for certifying agricultural, forestry, fishery and animal goods product by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan.