Taipei City University of Science and Technology

25°07′57.1″N 121°28′10.8″E / 25.132528°N 121.469667°E / 25.132528; 121.469667

The Taipei City University of Science and Technology (TPCU; Chinese: 臺北城市科技大學; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-pak Siâⁿ-chhī Kho-ki Tāi-ha̍k) is a technological university located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Taipei City University of Science and Technology
臺北城市科技大學
Motto忠信篤敬 (Chinese)
Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiong-sìn Tok-kèng
Motto in English
Loyalty, Trust, Sincerity, and Respect
TypePrivate
Established1971
PresidentLien Hsin-chung (連信仲)
Location, ,
CampusSuburb
Websitewww.tpcu.edu.tw
Taipei City University of Science and Technology
Traditional Chinese臺北城市科技大學

The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields, including engineering, business, design, humanities, and social sciences. It is divided into six colleges, which are the College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Business, College of Design, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education.

HistoryEdit

TPCU's original name "Kuang Wu" is derived from Emperor Guangwu of Han. After entering the 21st century, new school names such as "Northern Taiwan" and "Taipei" were successively changed.

Junior collegeEdit

  • 1971: Kuang Wu Industry Junior College (光武工業專科學校; 光武工專)
  • 1994: Kuang Wu Industry and Commerce Junior College (光武工商專科學校; 光武專校)

Technological instituteEdit

  • 2000: Kuang Wu Institute of Technology (光武技術學院)
  • 2004: Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology (北台科學技術學院)
  • 2006: Technology and Science Institute of Northern Taiwan (北台湾科學技術學院)

Technological universityEdit

  • 2012: Taipei Chengshih University of Science and Technology (臺北城市科技大學)
  • 2015: Taipei City University of Science and Technology (臺北城市科技大學)

FacultiesEdit

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Business and Management
  • College of Human Ecology

TransportationEdit

The university is accessible within walking distance north west from Zhongyi Station of Taipei Metro.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Alien Huang - a Taiwanese singer, actor, television presenter, illustrator and fashion designer.
  • Ming Jie - a Taiwanese actor and singer.
  • Kent Tsai - a Taiwanese actor.

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