University of Taipei

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University of Taipei
臺北市立大學
University of Taipei 20131012.jpg
Motto 公、誠、勤、樸[1]
Established August 2013 by the merger of Taipei Municipal University of Education (est. 1895) and Taipei Physical Education College (est. 1968)
Rector Dr Tai Hsia-Ling
Students 7,500
Location Teinmu and Bo-Ai, Taipei, Taiwan
Website www.utaipei.edu.tw
University of Taipei
Traditional Chinese 臺北市立大學

University of Taipei (UT; Chinese: 臺北市立大學) is an institution of higher education in Taipei, Taiwan. It has two campuses in Taipei metropolitan area and is the only university under the administration of Taipei City Government.[2]

Established by the merger of Taipei Municipal University of Education and the Taipei Physical Education College in August 2013, University of Taipei can trace its roots into the late 19th century.[3]

Four UT faculty members had been invited to be Minister of Cabinet Office of Taiwan government, ROC and President of National Academy for Educational Research, representing UT's intellectual contribution to national policy of Taiwan. In 2013, UT received award from Springer for the top Taiwan institution with highest attention publication of the world in 2013, representing the strongest academic impact on international readership, leading ahead the rest of universities in Taiwan.[citation needed] Offering 53 bachelor, master, and doctoral degree programs in 4 colleges, UT values international diversity, which greatly enriches global view of all students and sets a connecting platform of international career development for future leaders. UT seeks to exert far-reaching knowledge impact to the world on fields including art, humanity, science, education, public affair, and sport science.[citation needed]

Academics[edit]

University of Taipei library

Prior to the merger, TMUE have 4,800 students enrolled and TPEC 2,700. Today roughly 7,500 students are enrolled in University of Taipei. The university currently consists of five colleges:

Transportation[edit]

The Main Campus is accessible within walking distance South from NTU Hospital Station of the Taipei Metro. The Tienmu Campus is accessible within walking distance East from Zhishan Station of the Taipei Metro.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "校訓 (Chinese)". U. of Taipei. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "University of Taipei established". China Times. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "University History (in Chinese)". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 25°02′10″N 121°30′50″E / 25.0361°N 121.5139°E / 25.0361; 121.5139