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National Pingtung University of Science & Technology

The Institute educated innumerable scholars for the crews of the widely recognized Taiwan Agricultural Teams and for domestic companies. The achievements not only stabilized the normalization of diplomatic relationships between Taiwan and other countries, but also established a solid foundation for the rapid advancement of Taiwan’s economy.

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



The predecessor of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST) was founded under the name of Kaohsiung District Pingtung Extension School of Agriculture in Japanese Taisho Year 10 (1924) during the period of Japanese colonial rule in Taiwan. The institute was upgraded to National Pingtung Polytechnic Institute in 1991.


National Pingtung University of Science and Technology offers an excellent opportunity for students to study a wide range of subjects with well developed departments and graduate institutes in four academic colleges including Agriculture, Engineering, Management, and Humanities and Social Sciences


s part of our university R&D policy, the ORD is actively involved in the implementation of “product oriented research (POR)”. The goal is to devote our faculty’s research to meet the needs of industry and the market. The ORD acts as an intermediate between university faculty and industry through the platforms of “patent portfolio,” “patent protection,” “industry-academia collaboration,” and “innovation and incubation,” The ORD delivers quintessential academic research to industry under the conditions of safety, dignity, legitimacy, convenience, and reciprocity to manifest the benefits of intellectual property and assist the industry in their business continuity. 


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Student services

The Office of International Affairs in NPUST was established in 2004 to facilitate international cooperation, academic exchanges, and recruitment of foreign students. There are two divisions, the Division of International Cooperation (DIC) and the Division of International Students (DIS).

Library services

The library is set up in four divisions, which are: (1), Acquisitions and cataloging;(2), Circulation and reference services; (3), Information system management; and (4), Audio-visual. The major mission of the library is to provide support for teaching, researching and extension services.

Student Life

Campus life

NPUST, located on a hillside in northeastern Neipu Township in Pingtung, occupies 285 hectares adjacent to Da-Wu Mountain and Dong-Gang Creek with the largest and most beautiful campus in the nation. The arrangement and construction of each campus building was based upon the topography of the campus landscape. NPUST has enjoyed the reputation of being a “National Park University.” The campus is impressively gorgeous like a natural park possessing countryside characteristics with extensive fields of view, picturesque scenery, and peaceful atmosphere. 

Student Reviews

Not bad, quite an experience and i would gladly go through it again
Davrald Webbe rated 5 out of 5 stars

Getting exposure to different cultures and making new friends, who to some extent became family was my greatest experience yet

My Taiwan Experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great and caring professors who are always willing to help you understand their courses, guide you through and work with you to make sure you get the results you're looking for, in terms of research and all else related to your courses. The school is the greenest and biggest in Taiwan, with very beautiful scenery of nature; one of the reasons i chose to study there. The...

Very friendly and helpful staff. The scenery is beautiful and very relaxing.
Jelani St clair rated 3 out of 5 stars

It was a really good experience and it's an excellent option for a bachelor's