A leading global university centred in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university which offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise.
Its 14 faculties and schools across three campus locations in Singapore – Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram – provides a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. NUS' transformative education includes programs such as student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at NUS Overseas Colleges, and double degree and joint degree programs with some of the world’s top universities, offering students opportunities and challenges to realise their potential. The learning experience is complemented by a vibrant residential life with avenues for artistic, cultural and sporting pursuits. Over 30,000 students from 100 countries further enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives.
NUS shares a close affiliation with 22 university-level, 16 national-level and more than 80 faculty-based research institutes and centres. A culture of excellence thrives within the academic and research community fostering a stimulating intellectual environment. Research activities are strategic and robust, and NUS is well-known for its research strengths in engineering, life sciences and bio-medicine, social sciences and natural sciences. Integrating its core competencies of education and research with an entrepreneurial dimension, NUS strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community.
NUS is actively involved in international academic and research networks such as the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU). This global networking further enhances its international presence.