National Taipei University

National Taipei University (NTPU; Chinese: 國立臺北大學), founded in 1949, is a national university in Taiwan which specializes in law, business, humanities, and social sciences. 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 campus and education center are in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. National Taipei University is considered one of the top three most prestigious universities in the area of law, business, humanities, and social sciences in Taiwan.

National Taipei University
國立臺北大學
Motto追求真理,服務人群[1]
Motto in English
Searching for the truth and serving the people
TypePublic
Established1949
PresidentDr. Lee, Chen-Jai (李承嘉)
Undergraduates9,832
Postgraduates1,118
Location,
CampusUrban and Suburban
0.59 km²
Websitewww.ntpu.edu.tw
NTPU name.svg
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

History and developmentEdit

National Taipei University is well recognized as one of the best 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 and Fu Jen Catholic University are the representative university of New Taipei City by QS Most Affordable Cities for Students Ranking.[2] In addition, NTPU has exchange and visiting students from America, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, France, Poland and other European countries.

CampusEdit

National Taipei University have Sansia (Main) Campus and Taipei Campus.

OrganizationEdit

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 alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "臺北大學精神 (Chinese)". NTPU. Retrieved 2014-08-28.
  2. ^ "Most Affordable Cities for Students 2016 | Top Universities". Archived from the original on 2016-06-28. Retrieved 2016-05-27.

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