Important Developments

Year Events
1992 The Department of International Trade was initiated
Focus on : 1. Analyzing of international industrial and economic activities; 2. Import and export activities
1999 The Department of Intl. Trade was upgraded
Focus on : 1. Analyzing of international industrial and economic activities ; 2. International trade operations
2004 The Department of Intl. Business was established
Focus on: 1. International business operations; 2. International financial managements; 3. International trade operations; 4. International marketing planning.
2006 Graduate Institute of Intl. Business was initiated
Focus on: 1. Enhancing the links between industry and school; 2. Providing multi-faucet teaching and research.

Chronicle

Year Events
1992 The Department of International Trade in the Provincial Kaohsiung Institute of Technology (NKIT) was founded. The Department recruited students for junior-two-year programs both in daytime school and night school, of which contained 2 classes and 4 classes in total.
1997 NKIT was promoted to technical college status.
1999 The Department of International Trade restructured. The four-year bachelor degree program was established for daytime program. The two-year program was established under the Supplementary school.
2000 NKIT was promoted and renamed as the National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS).
2001 The Department stopped the two-year junior college.
2002 The Department offered the senior-two-year undergraduate program in the Division of Continual and Extended Education.
2004 The Department renamed as the Department of International Business.
2006 The department initiated the master program.
2007 The department initiated the master program for the Continual and Extended Education.
2008 The senior-two-year undergraduate program in the Division of Continual and Extended Education was restructured to the four-year undergraduate program.