Yuan Ze University

Yuan Ze University (YZU; Chinese: 元智大學) is a private university located in Taoyuan City, Taiwan.[3] Established in 1989, YZU campus is in Zhongli District, Taoyuan; Taipei; and Bade District, Taoyuan.

Yuan Ze University
Motto in English
Sincerity, Diligence, Thrift, Prudence[2]
PresidentJyh-Yang Wu (President)
Location, ,
Yuan Ze University
Traditional Chinese元智大學

Yuan Ze has five colleges, for Engineering, Informatics, Management (accredited by AACSB and AAPBS),[4][5] Humanities and Social Sciences, and Electrical and Communication Engineering. With over 9,000 students with a 2:1 ratio between undergraduate and graduate students on campus, YZU offers several international programs such as the English Program of Bachelor of Business Administration, Master’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management. Additionally, the Master’s Programs in the Communication Engineering are all taught in English. With the highest ratio of English-instructed courses in Taiwan, YZU has over 250 international students pursuing degrees and joining exchange programs.

Yuan Ze ranked 1000+th place in the 2020 World University Ranking category by Times Higher Education. In 2020, the University ranked 251-300th in Times Higher Education Young University Ranking.


Yuan Ze University building
  • Wang Kuo-ming (王國明): August 1989 – July 1999
  • Chan Shih-hung (詹世弘): August 1999 – July 2005
  • Perng Tsong-Pyng (彭宗平): August 2005 – July 2012
  • Chang Jin-fu : August 2012 – July 2015
  • Hsu Tze-chi (徐澤志): August 2015 – January 2016
  • Wu Jyh-Yang (吳志揚): February 2016–Present

Recognitions & AwardsEdit

Yuan Ze University rankings
Global – Overall
QS World[6]1001–1200 (2022)
THE World[7]1001+ (2021)
Regional – Overall
THE Asia[8]351–400 (2021)
THE Emerging Economies[9]401–500 (2021)
National – Overall
THE National[10]19+ (2021)

2015 Ranked the BRICS and Emerging Economics top 100 University 2014 Continuous winning for Teaching Excellence Project for 10 years 2014 Ranked Times Higher Education Asia University top 100 2013 Ranked 71st by the Asia University Ranking 2013, Times Higher Education 2010 3 areas “Electrical Engineering”, “Computer Science”, “Chemical Engineering” ranked in the top 200 in the world 2010 One of the 11 Universities in Taiwan ranked in the top 300 in the world in the area of Computing & Technology Engineering 2008 Teaching Excellence grant from MOE 2008 Fuel Cell Research Center selected as a Center of Excellence by MOE 2005 Top-University grant from MOE (Recognized as one of the top 12 universities in Taiwan) 2004 Teaching Excellence grant from MOE

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Motto (in Chinese)". YZU. Retrieved 2014-11-12.
  2. ^ "University Motto". YZU. Retrieved 2014-11-12.
  3. ^ "Introduction of Yuan Ze University". Yuan Ze University. 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  4. ^ http://www.cm.yzu.edu.tw/CH/Page/C3.aspx?ItemId=76
  5. ^ http://www.aapbs.org/membership/list.html
  6. ^ "Yuan Ze University". Top Universities. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  7. ^ "Yuan Ze University". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  8. ^ "Yuan Ze University". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  9. ^ "Yuan Ze University". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  10. ^ "Yuan Ze University". Times Higher Education (THE). 2021-08-10. Retrieved 2021-08-11.

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Coordinates: 24°58′10.99″N 121°16′2.91″E / 24.9697194°N 121.2674750°E / 24.9697194; 121.2674750