Shih Hsin University

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Shih Hsin University
Chinese: 世新大學
Shih Hsin University
Shih Hsin University
Motto 德智兼修、手腦並用[1]
Motto in English Master virtue and wisdom; practice hands and mind[2]
Established 1956
Type private
Chairman 成嘉玲 (Jialing Cheng)[1]
President Joe Y. C. Wu[3]
Location Taipei, Taiwan

Shih Hsin University (SHU; Chinese: 世新大學; pinyin: Shìxīn Dàxué) is a private university in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. It has been named one of the "Teaching Excellence Universities" by the Republic of China's Ministry of Education five years in a row[when?], making Shih Hsin being among the top five schools in this category.[citation needed] The university is also ranked 9th among all private universities in Taiwan by private business owners, business managers and graduates in Taiwan in 2010 by Global Views magazine and 104 Job Bank in Taiwan.[4]


Shih Hsin University was founded in 1956 as Shih Hsin School of Journalism by the journalists and publishers Cheng Shewo and Yeh Ming-hsun.[5] Originally an institution devoted to training professional journalists, the school became a full-fledged university in August 1997. Now with four colleges, including the College of Journalism and Communication, the School of Management, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Law, and with an enrollment of around 10,000 students.[citation needed]

In Chinese, Shih means "the World", and Hsin means "New" or "News".

Schools and programs[edit]

Within four colleges, Shih Hsin University currently has 19 departments and 3 graduate institutes, 19 offer bachelor degrees, 17 offer master degrees, and 3 offer PhD degrees.

College of Journalism and Communication
  • Communications (PhD)
  • Journalism (BA, MA)
  • Radio, TV & Film (BA, MA)
  • PR & Advertising (BA, MA)
  • Graphic Communication (BA, MA)
  • Speech Communication (BA, MA)
  • Information Communication (BA, MA)
  • Digital Multimedia Arts (BA, MA)
  • Communication Management (BA, MA)
College of Management
  • Information Management (BA, MA)
  • Tourism (BA, MA)
  • Economics (BA, MA)
  • Finance (BA, MA)
  • Public Policy and Management (BA, MA, PhD)
  • Business Management (BA, MA)
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Graduate Institute for Social Transformation (MA)
  • Graduate Institute for Gender Studies (MA)
  • Social Psychology (BA, MA)
  • English (BA, MA)
  • Chinese Literature (BA, MA, PhD)
  • Japanese (BA)
College of Law
  • Graduate Institute for Intellectual Property Rights (BA, MA)
  • Law (BA, MA)


University chorus[edit]

The Shih Hsin University Chorus was established on March 22, 1965. It offers scholastic performances, a Winter Music Camp, external performances in spring vacation, and annual performances in June.[6][7]


The University is located at Muzha, southern part of metropolitan Taipei City, ten minute walking time from the nearby Jingmei Station of the Taipei Metro.

ADD: #1 Lane17 Sec.1, Mu-Cha Rd. Taipei, 106 Taiwan, R.O.C.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Chairwoman's Remarks (in Chinese)". Shih Hsin U. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  2. ^ "History". Dept. of Business Admin., Shih Hsin U. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  3. ^ "Office of the President". Shih Hsin U. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  4. ^ 2010 Universities Graduates Evaluation Survey (in Chinese)
  5. ^ "Yeh Ming-hsun memorial held". China Post. 2009-12-20. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  6. ^ SHUC Website (Chinese only)[dead link]
  7. ^ SHUC Website (old version)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°59′24″N 121°32′43″E / 24.9899°N 121.5454°E / 24.9899; 121.5454