National Yang-Ming University (NYMU)

Founded in 1974, National Yang-Ming University, formerly known as National Yang-Ming College of Medicine, has been adhering to the school motto of "benevolent mind and art, putting knowledge into practice" while training excellent humane doctors to provide service by solving medical problems in remote and rural areas.



National Yang-Ming University was Founded in 1974.


  • School of Medicine
  • School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Center for General Education


  • Genomic Medicine
  • Bioinformatics
  • Neurology
  • Medical Engineering
  • Biophotonics
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Infectious Disease and Immunology
  • Brain Research
  • Research Center

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
401 100
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 100
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
298 -11
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
913 -80
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Student services


Housing services

 The University Houses, offering comfortable accommodation for international scholars so that they can concentrate on their research and teaching. Furthermore, there are a series of student dormitory consisting of four male student dormitories, four female student dormitories, and one graduate student dormitory providing a total of 2,400 beds. Each room is equipped with nice facilities and accommodates one to four people. The student dormitories have door control systems and are regularly patrolled by the University security guards for safety.

Library services

  • Our library features in-depth collections and materials to support teaching, learning and research activities of the University. The focus is on medicine, life sciences and other related subjects.
  • Currently, we hold 103,235 volumes of books, 621 journal titles and 55,175 volumes of bound periodicals and more than 10,923 full-text electronic journals.  

Medical services

  • Medical Building,  
  • Dentistry Building,
  • Nursing Building,
  • Traditional Medicine Building

Student Life

Campus life

Located on the hillside of Qilian, northwest of the Taipei Basin, we enjoy a beautiful landscape with plenty of plants and trees; this results in a tranquil environment and peaceful atmosphere. When the night falls, we can see the lights in Taipei and the stars in the sky clearly from here.

Sports facilities

 For sports facilities, we have a well developed plan to maximize the benefits of the facilities, which consist of four areas, namely, a gymnasium, a hilltop stadium, a surface stadium and a swimming pool. In the gymnasium, there is a multipurpose court, an aerobics room, a table tennis room, a weight-training room, and a cardiopulmonary room. The multipurpose court can be used for basketball, volleyball, table tennis, and badminton. At the hilltop stadium, there is a 400m track field, 3 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts, 3 volleyball courts, a golf practicing field, etc. At the surface stadium, there are 2 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts and 2 basketball courts. The swimming pool consists of a 7-track indoor heated pool (length: 25m, width: 9m, depth: 130-140cm).

Student Reviews

The ex yang-minger
Mongi Nkabindze rated 5 out of 5 stars

That was the best learning environment for me thus far. Professors are always keen to educate and to help wherever there is a need. The university is one of the best in Taiwan, and having graduated from it, I am more than equipped to undertake a position I am qualified for, anywhere in the world. The out of class environment is also amazing. The landscapes, hiking trails,...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

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Live in NYMU
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

NYMU For financial part, give us don’t need to worry about daily life spending. In the academic part, it connects several research center to take part in the research such as Academia Sinica, the top research institute in Taiwan. I’m glade to said I’m joining the research in Academia Sinica. Live in the campus, with a motorcycle, everything will be easy. We can ride it to...


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