Vanung University was founded by Professor Hsin-Chai Chuang on March 27, 1972. It was named in the beginning as Van Nung School of Industrial Skills, providing two-year programs in Textile Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, and Civil Engineering, with senior high school graduates admitted.
In 1973, it was renamed as Van Nung Institute of Industry, and the Department of Industrial Management came into existence, recruiting vocational high school graduates.
In 1982, the night school was set up. In 1990, it was renamed again as Van Nung Institute of Industry and Commerce with business/management-related departments being set up.
In 1999, it was upgraded as Van Nung Institute of Technology. The night school was renamed as School of Continuing Education ; meanwhile, the College of Continuing Education with offiliated weekend classes was set up.There are thirteen departments consisting of four studying categories, recruiting high school and vocational high school graduates in classes of the four-year technological college system and the two-year junior college system, and junior college graduates in classes of the two-year technological college system respectively.
In 2002, the Graduate School of Business and Management was established. On Feb.1, 2004 VIT was renamed as Vanung University. Four academic groups were upgraded to four colleges.
In 2004, Graduate School of Enginecring Science and Technology was established.There are more than ten thousand students and over 400 faculty members on campus today.
Establish year : 1972
Location : Taoyuan City
Type of institution : Private technical University
Feature area : Education, Engineering, manufacturing and construction, Services, Business, administration and law
Contact : International & Cross-Strait Affairs
Email | firstname.lastname@example.org
TEL | +886-3-4515811 ext.29004
Faculty : 249
Student : 11212
Undergraduate | 10622
Graduate | 254
International Students | 336
Academics : 28
College | 3 Department | 19 Grad. Inst. | 6