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National Taiwan University

NTU's institutional predecessor was Taihoku Imperial University, founded in 1928 by the Japanese colonial administration. The first president was Shidehara Tan Tairaka Hiroshi. In 1945, the Republic of China won the war of resistance against Japan, and Taiwan was handed over to the Nationalist government of China. 

Short Courses

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)

About

History

After World War II and Taiwan's retrocession to Chinese Sovereignty, the R.O.C. government completed the taking-over work officially on November 15, 1945, with Dr. Tsung-lo Lo serving as the first president, and reorganized and renamed the school "National Taiwan University".

Education

NTU has 11 colleges, 54 departments,107 graduate institutes, and eight master's and PhD programs, which range from the natural sciences to the humanities, society, and the arts. It offers more than 7,800 courses each semester, placing it tops in the nation in terms of both breadth of academic fields and volume of programs. Students who study at NTU become a part of the nation’s richest center of learning and are given the opportunity to receive a diverse, superlative education.  

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
66 3
2020
69 3
2019
72
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
97 23
2020
120 50
2019
170
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
201 -50
2019
151
2018
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
186 -12
2019
174
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

The University provides several dormitory options, which include Prince House, IYC and General Dorms. The following is a brief introduction to the different dormitories.

Accommodation is provided by Prince Corp. in cooperation with NTU. There are two Prince House dormitories: Chang-Hsing Dormitory and Shui-Yuan Dormitory, which are both located near the campus. Internet and water are included in the rent, but electricity, telephone, and cable TV bills are separate. Facilities in the room include an independent bathroom, a bed (without mattress), table, book shelf, closet, refrigerator, air conditioning, 24-hour hot water, cable TV output, internet, and telephone output.

Library services

The NTU Library contains four million volumes.

ICT services

NTU offers wide computing availability on campus and provides webmail portals, multiple networking services, computer courses, distance learning services, cloud computing for storage, software share and mobile devices, such as MyNTU portal, NTU Space, NTU AppShare, NTU SoftBank and iNTU.

Student Life

Campus life

NTU's main location is a large garden-campus in the center of Taipei, and is easily accessible by public transport.

Sports facilities

A large part of the campus is devoted to sports and exercises, including the New Sports Center opened in 2002, the Old Stadium and various outdoor tennis courts and playing fields.

Student clubs

Over 400 student clubs.

Student activities flourish as an integral part of NTU's liberal and pluralistic environment.

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