National Taiwan University

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. 

Top reasons to study here

  • NTU MOOCs have more than 1,100,000 enrollments and over 33,000 course completions.
  • NTU OCW offers 240 online courses and has accumulated more than 17,000,000 visits.
  • Global partnerships with 633 universities from 82 countries

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Founded in 1928, NTU is the most prestigious university in Taiwan, and is among the top 100 universities in the world. Guided by independent thought and a pioneering spirit of enterprise, students at NTU become a part of the nation’s richest center of learning and receive a diverse and superlative education. Our programs are underpinned by cutting-edge research and vibrant academia-industry cooperation. Career guidance, numerous professional opportunities, and a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem rounds out students’ experience at NTU.


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.  


  • International Research Centers
  • National-Level Research Centers
  • University-Level Research Centers

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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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
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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
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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.

Student Life

Campus life

  • NTU Campus in Taiwan
  • NTU Campus in Taipei City (Main Campus)

Student Reviews

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