National Taipei University

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Not to be confused with University of Taipei.
National Taipei University
國立臺北大學
National Taipei University seal
Motto 追求真理,服務人群[1]
Motto in English
Searching for the truth and serving the people
Type Public
Established 1949
President Dr Hsueh Fu Ching (薛富井 Xuē Fùjǐng)
Undergraduates 9,832
Postgraduates 1,118
Location Sanxia District, New Taipei, Taiwan
Campus Urban and Suburban
0.59 km²
Website ntpu.edu.tw
National Taipei University
Traditional Chinese 國立臺北大學
College of Law and Business, National Chung Hsing University
Traditional Chinese 國立中興大學法商學院
Simplified Chinese 国立中兴大学法商学院

The National Taipei University (NTPU; Chinese: 國立臺北大學) is a public university in Taiwan, founded in 1949. Before 2000, the University was named the College of Law and Business, National Chung Hsing University (Chinese: 國立中興大學法商學院). The university's main campus is in Sanxia District, New Taipei, Taiwan. Two other small campuses are in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.

NTPU is regarded as one of the best universities in Taiwan, particularly in law, business, public affairs, humanities and social sciences. Approximately 10,950 students attend National Taipei University. It is also a member of the University System of Taipei (USTP).

History and development[edit]

National Taipei University is one of the universities in Taiwan. NTPU has undergone different stages of development. It began as the Taiwan Provincial College of Law and Business in 1949; it merged with and became the local Junior College of Administration and the specifically established Administrative Junior College. In 1961, it combined with the newly established College of Science and Engineering to become Taiwan Provincial Chung Hsing University. In 1964, the Evening School was set up on the Taipei Campus. In 1968 another Evening School and the College of Liberal Arts were added to the Taichung Campus. The University continued to grow in size, and in 1971 it became National Chung Hsing University. In February 2000, the Taipei Campus including the College of Law and Business and Taipei Evening School became National Taipei University.

Facing the challenges from all over the world, NTPU has adopted an aggressive approach to connect with the international academic society. So far, NTPU has signed MOUs and/or agreements with more than 110 universities worldwide to form partnerships. These partnerships are manifested through all kinds of programs for students and academic faculties, including international joint research, exchange scholars, visiting scholars, dual degrees, exchange programs, and internships.

NTPU has exchange and visiting students from America, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, France, Poland and other European countries.

Campus[edit]

Campus Address Area(hectare
Sansia (Main) Campus 151, University Road, Sansia, New Taipei City 23741 Taiwan 54.53
Minsheng Campus 67, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Road, Taipei City 10478, Taiwan 1.62
Jianguo Campus 69, Sec. 2, Jianguo N. Road, Taipei City 10433, Taiwan 2.91


Owl library at National Taipei University_Sansia(Main) campus
National Taipei University_Minsheng Campus

Organization[edit]

Administration Building
College of Business
Computer center, NTPU
College of Law

The president heads the university, while each college is headed by a dean and each department by a chairman:

  • College of Law
    • Department of Law
    • Graduate School of Law
    • The Center of Comparative Law Documentation
  • College of Business
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Banking & Cooperative Management
    • Department of Accountancy
    • Department of Statistics
    • Department of Recreational Sport Management
    • Graduate Institute of Information Management
    • Electronic Business Research Center (EBRC)
    • Center for Cooperative Economics & Non-Profit Organizations (CCENB)
    • EMBA in International Finance
    • Graduate Institute of International Business
  • College of Public Affairs
    • Department of Public Administration and Policy
    • Department of Real Estate and Built Environment
    • Department of Public Finance
    • Graduate Institute of Urban Planning
    • Graduate Institute of Natural Resource Management
    • Research Center for Public Opinion and Election Studies
    • Center for Land Management and Technology
  • College of Social Sciences:
    • Department of Economics
    • Department of Sociology
    • Department of Social Work
    • Graduate School of Criminology
    • Research Center for Taiwan Development
  • College of Humanities
    • Department of Chinese Languages and Literature
    • Department of Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics
    • Department of History
    • Graduate Institute of Folk Arts
    • Graduate Institute of Classical Texts
    • Center for International Negotiations and Interpretations (CINI)
  • College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    • Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
    • Department of Communication Engineering
    • Department of Electrical Engineering

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "臺北大學精神 (Chinese)". NTPU. Retrieved 2014-08-28. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°56′47″N 121°22′22″E / 24.9463°N 121.3729°E / 24.9463; 121.3729