National Chengchi University (NCCU)

NCCU is a national university, a research university and the earliest public service training facility of modern china. Located in Taipei, the university was established in 1927. It is considered as on of the most prestigious and prominent universities in Taiwan. The university specializes in arts and humanities, mass media, social science, management, politics and international affaires programs.

It is the only publicly founded university in Taiwan which offers courses in journalism, advertising, radio, and television, diplomacy and several languages. The name Chengchi means governance or politics and refers to its founding in 1927 as a training institution for senior civil services.

NCCU Partnership press release

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU)

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is a vibrant learning community that has long been recognized as one of Taiwan’s elite institutions of higher education. Founded in 1946, NTNU was formerly an institute dedicated to teacher education, as suggested in the name “Normal”, that later evolved into a comprehensive university. Established on the credo that education is the root of our nation, NTNU has been committed to the pursuit of academic excellence, characterized by the many influential educators and researchers it has nurtured over the years.

Bearing the hallmarks of tradition and innovation, NTNU has expanded to 3 campuses, offering a wide spectrum of courses and degrees under its 9 colleges, including the arts and humanities, education, sociology, business management, athletics, to the sciences.

NTNU Partnership press release

National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech)

Founded in 1912, Taipei Tech is one of the oldest universities in Taiwan. It was first established during the Japanese Colonial Period as the Auxiliary Industrial Institute of the Education Affairs Office of the Civil Administration Department. The school was first established with only three departments, (Woodcraft, Metalwork and Electrical Engineering) to supply top industrial education at that time. With the progress of time and technology, Taipei Tech propelled ahead as well. We currently offer 17 undergraduate programs, 26 master programs and 16 Ph.D. programs within 6 colleges.

Taipei Tech press release

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech)

The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, commonly referred to as Taiwan Tech, is a public/ national technological university located in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan Tech was established in 1974, as the first and the leading higher education institution of its kind within Taiwan’s technical and vocational education system. By extending this system to the highest level, the university was intended to meet the need created by the rapid economic and industrial development for highly trained engineers and managers.

The university is now among the top 5 universities in Taiwan and is considered the best technical university in Taiwan. The achievements made by the university in the technical and design departments has made it well recognized amongst the Asian Universities as well.

Taiwan Tech Press release

Language schools

Chinese Language Education Center of the National Taipei University of Education (CLEC NTUE)

With 110 years of excellent history, NTUE is one of prestigious academic institutes in Taiwan. It plays an important role in the development of primary education and teacher training programs and has been highly regarded as an essential figure of the educational service. We are very proud of the university’s performance and programs for training thousands of primary school teachers in Taiwan.

The Language center of NTUE offers Chinese language and literature courses as well as Chinese culture society courses.

The Chinese Language Division of National Taiwan University CLD NTU

NTU Chinese language program has been offered for dozens of years since 1984. It offers programs on Mandarin Chinese language training and facilitated research projects in this field. The terms begin every spring, summer, fall and winter. The spring, summer and autumn terms last for 12 weeks and the winter term lasts only 10 weeks. The courses are offered based on the Chinese level of each student. Each class is composed of about 5 to 7 people to ensure that each member improves greatly in listening, speaking, reading and writing in the class.

International Chinese Language Program of National Taiwan University (ICLP NTU)

ICLP provides a year-long language program in a Mandarin-speaking environment which upholds much of its traditional Chinese heritage and culture within the framework of a modern democratic society.

The International Chinese Language Program (ICLP), the world’s premier institution for the instruction of both modern and classical Chinese, was established in 1962 to cater to the needs of Stanford University students for Chinese Language Studies. Since then, it has offered intensive language training to over 4,000 students from more than 20 countries.

Mandarin Training Center of the National Taiwan Normal University (MTC NTNU)

The MTC is a subsidiary of National Taiwan Normal University and was founded in the autumn of 1956 for teaching Chinese as a second language. Currently, the MTC is the largest and the most renowned Chinese language center, with around 1,700 students from more than 70 countries enrolled each academic quarter (three months.) MTC students come from different cultures and language backgrounds. They share the common goal of learning to communicate in Chinese effectively–some for employment; some for interests in Chinese culture and history. Many students have never learned Chinese before they enroll at the MTC, whereas some are good enough to start at intermediate and advanced levels. No matter what your motivation for learning Chinese is or the level of your Chinese, the MTC will do all it can to help you make rapid progress. 

Tamkang University Chinese Learning Center

Tamkang University Mandarin Center was established in 1991. It promotes the Chinese language and culture, provides a good learning environment for people interested in learning Chinese, encourages international students to interact with Taiwanese students, and further experience Chinese culture.


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