Tatung University

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Tatung University
Tatung University building on Minzu West Road 20130401.jpg
Former name
Tatung Institute of Technology
Type Private university
Established 1956
Founder Lin Shan-chih
Affiliation Tatung Company
President Her Ming-guo
Address Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan
Website ttu.edu.tw
San-Chin Hall
Tatung University
Traditional Chinese 大同大學

Tatung University (TTU; Chinese: 大同大學) is a private university in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan, with close Cooperative education with the Tatung Company.


The university was originally established as Tatung Institute of Technology in 1956 and began to offer two-year college programs. Dr. T. S. Lin was then appointed as president of the school. The institute was accredited as a four-year institute of technology in 1963, began to offer master's programs in 1976 and doctoral programs in 1982. It was renamed Tatung University in 1999. President Lin died in 2006, and Dr. Jiann-Kuo Wu was elected as president.


The university is composed of three colleges; 10 departments; 12 master's programs; and 11 Ph.D. programs. The number of students enrolled now stands at 4,200, with 30% pursuing graduate studies.

In 2013 RedDot Design Ranking, Tatung University is ranked #4 in the Asia-Pacific area Universities.[1] Also, it's ranked #18 in the global universities in 2013 iF Ranking.[2]

College of Engineering[edit]

  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • The Department of Chemical Engineering
  • The Department of Materials Engineering
  • The Department of Bioengineering

College of Management[edit]

  • The Department of Business Management
  • The Department of Information Management
  • The Department of Applied Foreign Languages

College of Electrical and Information Engineering[edit]

  • The Department of Electrical Engineering
  • The Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • The Department of Applied Mathematics
  • The Graduate Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering
  • The Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering

College of Design[edit]

  • The Department of Industrial Design
  • The Department of Media Design
  • The Graduate Institute of Design Science


The university is accessible within walking distance South East from Yuanshan Station of the Taipei Metro.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ . RedDot Design http://www.red-dot.sg/participate/ranking13-universities-asia-pacific/. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ . iF https://web.archive.org/web/20140524024058/http://www.ifdesign.de/ranking_tabellen_e. Archived from the original on 2014-05-24. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "David Sun". Forbes. Retrieved 9 January 2015.

Coordinates: 25°04′.22″N 121°31′20″E / 25.0667278°N 121.52222°E / 25.0667278; 121.52222