Institute of Neuroscience was founded in 1980. After more than 40 years, our institute serves as the high education institute with the most complete neuroscience teaching and research fields in Taiwan. The research fields vary from molecular to cognition, central nervous system to peripheral neuroscience.

  • 1980

    Institute of Neuroscience was founded.

    It was founded by Professor Han(韓偉), founding YangMing medical college(Predecessor of YangMing University) and Professor Ha(哈鴻潛), founding director of the Department of Anatomy. It was the first research institute in Taiwan with neuroscience as the research at that time, and it was also the first research institute of Yangming University(The predecessor of NYCU Yangming campus).

  • 1995

    Doctoral class was added.


  • 2000

    The second group was expanded.

    In response to international neuroscience trends and teaching research, the second group was expanded: Group A- Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, Group B- Cognitive Neuroscience.

  • 2016

    The third group was expanded.

    Group C- Neural Technology was formed.


  • 2017

    The fourth group was expanded.

    Group D- Clinical Medicine was formed.

  • 2021

    The fifth group was expanded.

    Group E- International Students was formed.


  • 2022

    The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Research Credits Program was added.