National Tsing Hua University


National Tsing Hua University was established in Beijing in 1911 as “Tsing Hua Academy.” In 1956, National Tsing Hua University was re-established at its present location in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Since its relocation, NTHU has developed into a comprehensive research university offering a full range of degree programs in science, technology, engineering, humanities, social sciences, and management. NTHU consistently ranks as one of the premier universities in East Asia and is widely recognized as a leading incubator for future leaders. Our outstanding alumni highlight the success of NTHU students, including Nobel Physics, laureates Dr. Cheng-Ning Yang and Dr. Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Chemistry laureate Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee, and Wolf Prize winner in mathematics Dr.Shiing-Shen Chern.

Facts and Statics


  • 644 full-time faculty members and 298 Adjunct faculty members
  • Student to faculty ratio 18:1

STUDENT ENROLLMENT: 12,449 ( as of the first semester, 2014 )

  • 6,372 undergraduates
  • 6,077 Graduates ( 4,168 master students, and
  • 1909 pursuing doctoral degrees.


3 Nobel laureates Our outstanding alumni highlight the success of NTHU students, like Nobel Physics laureates, Dr. Cheng-Ning Yang and Dr. Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Chemistry laureate Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee, and Wolf Prize winner in mathematics Dr. Shiing-Shen Chern.


  • 2,379 government-sponsored project and 1,057 externally sponsored projects (accumulated projects from 2011 to 2013 )
  • Total budget : NT$5,561,304,68 (NT$5.5Billion )


  • 260 acres
  • 87 major buildings
  • 60% of undergraduates live on campus.


  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Life Science
  • Nuclear Science
  • Technology Management
  • Commission of General Education


Academic Excellence NTHU is a renowned comprehensive research university in Taiwan. World Class Faculty NTHU has the highest rate of faculty winning national academic accolades and their publications are cited most often among all universities in Taiwan. International Programs in English

  • International MBA in Technology Management
  • International Master Program in Information Systems and Applications
  • International Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Engineering
  • International Ph.D. Program in Low Carbon Energy

Global Partners NTHU has established strategic partnerships with more than 150 universities globally. Scholarship Opportunities NTHU provides ample financial aides to support students. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded on a meritorious basis. Strategic Location NTHU is located in Hsinchu City in northern Taiwan, an hour drive to Taipei, and is surrounded by world-class national laboratories and industries. Hsinchu is also referred to as the science city, the high-tech hub, and the Silicon Valley of Taiwan. Guaranteed Housing We consider the experience of living on campus is an integral part of university life. All international students will have guaranteed housing on campus.

Current Status

National Tsing Hua University is located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, 72 kilometers south of Taipei. The campus covers over 105 hectares (260 acres) of scenic land, flush with lakes and trees. Campus convenience is of the utmost, neighboring research institutes and universities, like: the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSSRC), National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC), Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI), National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Chung-Hua University (CHU), National Hsinchu Education University (NHEU), and the Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park (HSIP). Hsinchu is accurately known and dubbed as the 'Science city of Taiwan'. NTHU has 7 colleges, 17 departments, and 18 independent graduate institutes: the College of Science, Engineering, Nuclear Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Life Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the College of Technology Management. The Commission for General Education supervises the university’s general education curricula. NTHU employs over 644 full-time faculty members. More than 12,499 students, around 6,372 undergraduates, 4,168 master candidates and 1,909 for doctoral candidates as of data of the first semester 2014. The student-faculty ratio is 18:1 and male to female students is 2.1:1. NTHU emphasizes interdisciplinary approach. In addition to upholding basic standards, undergraduate curricula are designed to maximize flexibility as well as integration. NTHU surpasses curricula norms, transcending collegiate and departmental boundaries.




National Tsing Hua University

No. 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road, R.O.C.
30013 Hsinchu, Hsinchu City, Taiwan

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