NTU Characteristics

Study at NTU

Study at NTU

National Taiwan University is the prestigious flagship university of Taiwan.

NTU has 11 colleges, 54 departments, 109 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.

NTU, a global university

NTU, a global university

National Taiwan University’s vision embraces strong knowledge, strong techniques and strong elites, guided by independent thought and a pioneering spirit of enterprise. Experience of the Chinese world is a considerable asset for the students of today. An NTU education gives a clear competitive advantage – we are ranked 1st in the entire Chinese-speaking world by ARWU, a major international university ranking.

Global rankings:
Ranked 34th worldwide for academic reputation and 68th overall ( QS World University Rankings 2016 )

World-class research:
1st in Taiwan based on research budget.
The NTU faculty is ranked among the top 1% in the world by number of highly cited papers in 19 out of 22 areas of the ESI ( Essential Science Indicators ) database.

First-class resources and services

First-class resources and services

Some of the University’s wide-ranging resources, services and advantages include:

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

The largest library in Taiwan:
The NTU Library contains four million volumes.

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

An e-University:
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 the MyNTU portal, NTU Space, NTU AppShare, NTU SoftBank and iNTU.

400 student clubs:
Student activities flourish as an integral part of NTU’s liberal and pluralistic environment.