Republic of China Military Academy

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Coordinates: 22°37′09.0″N 120°21′56.2″E / 22.619167°N 120.365611°E / 22.619167; 120.365611

Republic of China Military Academy
Zhōnghúa Mīngúo Lùjūn Jūnguān Xúexiào
1924 Emblem of Chinese Military Academy designed by Sun Yat-sen.png
Motto "Fraternity, Devotion, Sincerity." (first proclaimed by Sun Yat-sen at the Whampoa Military Academy's opening in 1924)
Established 1 May 1924 (as Whampoa Military Academy)
1950 (as ROCMA)
Type Military academy
Location Fengshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan., Republic of China
Flag of Republic of China Military Academy
Republic of China Military Academy main gate

Republic of China Military Academy (ROCMA; Chinese: 中華民國陸軍軍官學校; pinyin: Zhōnghúa Mīngúo Lùjūn Jūnguān Xúexiào; literally: "Republic of China Army Officer School"; or abbreviated (Chinese: 陸軍官校; pinyin: Lùjūn Guānxiào; literally: "Army Officer School"), is the military academy of the Republic of China and is located in Fengshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.


Established in 1950 after the loss of mainland China by the Kuomintang in the Chinese Civil War the academy traces its roots to the Whampoa Military Academy and observes many of its traditions. Modelled after the United States Military Academy, its four-year program trains officers for the Army of the Republic of China.


  • Center for General Education
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Management Science
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Information Management[1]


The academy is accessible within walking distance South of Dadong Station of the Kaohsiung MRT.

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