Tunghai University

  • Year Founded :1955
  • Faculty :561
  • Students :16514
  • International Students :1045

【The First & Premier Private University】 In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Impact Rankings 2023, THU ranks in the global 101-200 range, securing the third position nationally. It has held the top spot among non-medical universities for four consecutive years. // 【Urban Oasis, Sustainable Campus】 The two campuses cover a total of 356 acres, with a hundred acres of greenery in the forest campus and thousands of ecologically scenic views. Together with the well-known landmark of Taiwan's central region, the Luce Memorial Chapel, and the teaching buildings that blend traditional and modern styles, the university has created Taiwan's largest per capita living and learning space for students.

【Urban Oasis, Sustainable Campus】
1. THU, the only comprehensive private university in Taiwan, has been a leading institution for excellence and innovation since its founding in 1955, offering education from kindergarten to doctoral programs.
2. THU is located in Taichung City in central Taiwan, with a vibrant city life, cultural events, and convenient public transportation, where bus transportation is free within 10 kilometers of the campus. It is about an hour to Taipei City by High Speed Rail.
3. Over 356 acres wide situated in Taichung, the campus is designed by world famous architect I.M. Pei. THU is renowned for its spacious and picturesque campus, which provides an ideal environment for teaching learning and research.
4. THU, continuing the founding spirit of Christian higher education and emphasizing holistic learning, offers students, faculty, and staff a strong sense of community, and has become a "home away from home" for overseas students.
5. The school has the largest experimental farm in the central region, and the milk produced there is famous throughout Taiwan.

【International Education and Student Support】
1. In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Impact Rankings 2023, THU ranks in the global 101-200 range, securing the third position nationally. It has held the top spot among non-medical universities for four consecutive years.
2. THU has established academic exchange programs with around 328 outstanding partner universities from more then 35 countries or regions around the world.
3. Our focus departments offer courses entirely in English, and our foreign language faculty ratio ranks among the highest (second among comprehensive private universities at 7.31%). Additionally, we provide professional internships in international workplaces, nurturing talents capable of transcending borders and domains.
4. The main focus is on programs like the 'International Buddy Program,' 'International Student Exchange Meetings,' 'Free Chinese Language Courses for New Students,' and participation in the 'Soccer Team.' These initiatives offer ample opportunities for support in daily life, cultural exchanges, and the possibility of internships abroad.
5. International student scholarships may potentially reach up to 100,000 New Taiwan Dollars per academic year.

【Global Elite Program, College of Management】
1. English-Taught Core Courses in 60+ Credits and Bilingual Department-Based Advanced Courses in 12+ Credits.
2. International Teaching Team of Faculty Members with PhD from Leading Universities Worldwide.
3. One-to-one Academic Mentoring and Intensive Courses for English Proficiency Tests.
4. Among Top 5% Global Business Schools Accredited by AACSB International.
5. Dual-Degree Option in Five Years at Rutgers Business School in US or THU GMBA Program in Taiwan.

【Chinese Language Instruction in Practice: The Premier Choice in Central Taiwan】
1. Established in 1970, Tunghai University's Chinese Language Teaching Center is the first research center for the study of Chinese language and culture in central Taiwan, with a history of over 50 years and a renowned reputation for its friendly learning environment and effective learning outcomes.
2. The Chinese Language Teaching Center specializes in small-class teaching, offering regular Chinese language courses from elementary to advanced levels, as well as tailor-made short-term language and culture programs.
3. Since 1981, the center has pioneered the 'Chinese Language Teacher Training Program,' offering teacher training courses for those aspiring to become excellent Chinese language educators or those interested in Chinese language instruction. In 2020, it launched the 'Central Taiwan Online Chinese Language Teacher Training Program,' promoting training courses for domestic Chinese language teaching.

Year Founded : 1955

Type of institution : Privates University

Contact : Office of International Relations

TEL : +886-4-23590356

Email : [email protected]

Address : No.1727, Sec.4, Taiwan Boulevard, Xitun District, Taichung City, TAIWAN 407224




Faculty : 561

Students : 16514

Undergraduate : 13,014

Graduate : 2,455

International Students : 1045

Academics : 78

Colleges : 9

Departments : 34

Graduate Institutes : 35

Campus features

School Features

  • Sports facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Wifi on campus
  • International student service
  • Homestay placement service
  • Chinese language support
  • Career guidance
  • Banking facilities
  • Accommodation advisory service

Accommodation Options

  • Onsite apartments
  • Homestay
  • Halls of residence
  • Boarding hostel

Religious Facilities

  • Temple
  • Muslim Prayer Space
  • Chapel