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National Taiwan University (NTU)

No.1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei City,
Taiwan View map
Taiwan
#=66
Public
Very High
29,915
2,876
5,058

Overview

Taiwan’s flagship university

Founded in 1928, National Taiwan University (NTU) is the most prominent and comprehensive research university in Taiwan, with a history tracing back to Taiwan Hospital established in 1895. The NTU campuses unveil the beautiful landscapes of the island, from its main campus in the modern and culturally rich capital of Taipei, to the vast experimental forests in central Taiwan. NTU has a faculty of 2,000, a student body of 32,000, and offers more than 280 degree programs, ranging from natural sciences to humanities and social sciences, underpinned by innovative research and academia-industry cooperation. 

 

Connect with the world through NTU

NTU has over 640 partner universities in more than 65 different nations. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with professors and students from NTU and all over the world and engage in leading research on national and international levels, making your contributions to changing the world. We welcome over 5,000 international students each year, diverse campus events including orientation, student clubs, the Azalea Festival, NTU Art Festival, and World Carnival contribute to the vibrant life on campus.


Grounded in its spirit of liberalism, NTU remains devoted to cultivating talents for the world, promoting global sustainability, and offering excellence in teaching and research in the heart of Asia.

Discover your potential in a vibrant campus and city life

Home to the largest library in Taiwan, and extensive indoor and outdoor sports facilities, NTU boasts premier university facilities. Surrounded by diverse cultural and entertainment attractions, NTU acts as a bridge between a quiet retreat for studying and the bustling city of Taipei.

 

NTU Libraries

The University Library System is comprised of 9 major branch libraries, including the Main Library, Social Sciences Library, Law Library, Medical Library, Gallery of NTU History, Taiwan Indigenous Peoples Resource Center, and more. With 2.4 million volumes, NTU's Main Library is the most comprehensive library nationwide. It has a large multimedia center and 24-hour self-study rooms, providing an ideal space for students to prepare for class or do research.

 

Sports Facilities

NTU’s Sports Center provides a wide variety of indoor sports facilities, including a weight training room, martial arts and dance rooms, indoor courts for badminton, table tennis, basketball, and a heated swimming pool. As for outdoor sports facilities, the university has a track and field, an Olympic swimming pool, and sports grounds for basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, baseball, handball, etc. All students are welcome to borrow sports equipment and to try out for student sports clubs and university varsity teams.

 

Health Center

Taiwan's affordable universal health care also extends to NTU’s on-campus Health Center, providing discounts to NTU students for health-related services. The university offers diagnostic services by experienced family medicine (general practice) doctor and houses experts from other medical fields to provide high quality first-line medical services, including pharmacists, radiologists, nutritionists, and physical therapists.

Student Resources within your reach

 

Dormitories

Conveniently located on-campus or within a 5-15 minute walk, all student dormitories are guaranteed for all international, overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, and Macau students. Rooms are available in either single, twin or quad variations depending on the study program, and can easily be applied for during your application to NTU. For more information, please visit the Accommodation website.

 

Student Counseling Center

Besides the on-campus Health Center, NTU supports students via the Student Counseling Center to assist with any mental health and psychological well-being issues they might encounter. The center employs professional psychologists and social workers who offer counseling in both Chinese and English. In addition, the center includes the Office of Disability Support Services to provide support for students with disabilities.

 

Student Clubs

With over 400 student clubs to choose from, you will certainly meet both local Taiwanese and international students who share your same interests. The student clubs are divided into 8 categories: physical activities/training, community service, social development, entertainment, academics, arts, autonomy (clubs affiliated with colleges/departments), and composite (clubs under various categories). If you can't find a club to suit your interests, you are welcome to start your own club. For more information on students activities, please visit the Student Activity Division website.

 

Taiwan Hostfamily Program

If you are an international student wanting to gain insight into local Taiwanese life, learning more about the politics, history, economy, and other aspects of Taiwan’s society, then you might consider participating in the Taiwan Hostfamily Program. This program aims to foster a “Known Taiwan, Experience Taiwan” environment for international students by matching them with local host families. Not only will it enhance language learning, but will also promote understanding of different cultural backgrounds.

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Degree Programs

NTU offers more than 280 degree programs, including over 90 double degree programs, at the bachelor’s, master's, and Ph.D. levels, with 800+ courses taught in English each academic year. Furthermore, massive open online courses (MOOCs) are readily accessible, with 51 courses on Coursera and over 2,700 lectures and 180 courses on NTU OpenCourseWare.

 

We also proudly present our latest Master Program in Global Agriculture Technology and Genomic Science (Global ATGS) and Master’s Program in Biodiversity. Both are English-taught interdisciplinary master programs that emphasize hands-on training and site visits. Please visit the corresponding links for more information.

 

In addition, numerous scholarship opportunities are available to all students, including international students, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Combined with affordable tuition fees and living costs, it makes NTU and Taiwan an excellent choice for degree students.

 

Non-Degree Programs

Out of 5,000 incoming international students every year, many participate in our exchange student program and visiting student program. NTU also provides tailor-made short-term courses for international students, attracting thousands year-round. The university’s Chinese language courses are a popular platform for learning Chinese and experiencing Taiwanese culture. Moreover, NTU offers complimentary Chinese language courses to all incoming exchange students.

Continuous career development

The university provides numerous opportunities for students to grow their potential in an exciting and supportive community. Career guidance coupled with our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit creates the perfect blend to broaden students’ personal and professional development.

 

NTU alumni’s influential impact on society

NTU has fostered around 300,000 outstanding alumni, including leading academics, four elected presidents of Taiwan, and business magnates such as the chairpersons and founders of Taiwan Semiconductor Company (TSMC), Quanta Computer, Garmin, and Asus, generating 25.9% of Taiwan’s overall GDP. Our faculty and alumni work closely with the government to make national policies by providing suggestions and solutions to the grand challenges in society. Furthermore, NTU ranked 40th in the 2020 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

 

Career Center

The Career Center provides NTU students and alumni with information and services for career planning and employment with the purpose of enhancing professional capabilities, improving adaptability, and increasing competitiveness. Services provided include professional consulting and counseling, assistance for students to broaden their studies in order to strengthen employment skills, collecting data to improve career development services, and promoting the NTU Internship Program to encourage students to take internships and prepare for employment.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Department of Law

Department of Accounting

Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Department of Agricultural Economics

Department of Agronomy

Department of Animal Science & Technology

Department of Anthropology

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Biochemical Science & Technology

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering

Department of Biomechatronics Engineering

Department of Business Administration

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemistry

Department of Chinese Literature

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering

Department of Drama & Theatre

Department of Economics

Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Engineering Science & Ocean Engineering

Department of Entomology

Department of Finance

Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures

Department of Geography

Department of Geosciences

Department of History

Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

Department of Information Management

Department of International Business

Department of Library & Information Science

Department of Life Science

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Philosophy

Department of Physics

Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology

Department of Political Science

Department of Psychology

Department of Public Health

Department of Social Work

Department of Sociology

Department of Veterinary Medicine

School of Forestry and Resource Conservation

School of Physical Therapy

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Data Science Degree Program

Department & Graduate Institute of Anatomy & Cell Biology

Department & Graduate Institute of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Department & Graduate Institute of Pathology

Department & Graduate Institute of Pharmacology

Department & Graduate Institute of Physiology

Department of Law

Department of Accounting

Department of Agricultural Chemistry

Department of Agricultural Economics

Department of Animal Science & Technology

Department of Anthropology

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Bio-industry Communication & Development

Department of Biochemical Science & Technology

Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering

Department of Biomechatronics Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Business Administration

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemistry

Department of Chinese Literature

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences & Medical Biotechnology

Department of Computer Science & Information Engineering

Department of Drama & Theatre

Department of Economics

Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Engineering Science & Ocean Engineering

Department of Entomology

Department of Finance

Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures

Department of Geography

Department of Geosciences

Department of History

Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture

Department of Information Management

Department of International Business

Department of Japanese Language & Literature

Department of Library & Information Science

Department of Life Science

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Pharmacy

Department of Philosophy

Department of Physics

Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology

Department of Political Science

Department of Psychology

University Highlights

National Taiwan University (NTU) is one of the top Public universities in Taipei City, Taiwan. It is ranked #=66 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 29,915

44%
56%

International students - 5,058

66%
34%

Total faculty staff - 2,876

294
2582

Total students - 29,915

44%
56%

International students - 5,058

66%
34%

Total faculty staff - 2,876

2582
294
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