National Ilan University

  • Year Founded :1926
  • Faculty :237
  • Students :5637
  • International Students :126

1. Good academic foundation: One of the few universities in Taiwan with Top 1% global Science Citation Index (in the field of Electro-Scientific Industry, ESI), and listed as top 2% in evaluation of Scopus citation by Mendeley Data in 2020. 2. 1001+ in 2021 THE World University Ranking, 15th among 38 listed universities from Taiwan. 3. Ranked as the finest 30 comprehensive universities in Taiwan by Global Views Top University Ranking. 4. IEET-accredited engineering faculties. 5. Strong international collaboration with nearly 100 Universities and Research Institution worldwide, with options of academic exchange program, overseas volunteer activities and summer camps for the students.

National Ilan University (NIU) started as Taiwan Provincial Ilan School of Agriculture & Forestry in 1926. Since then, NIU has maintained its distinguished status in academic as well as in research fields. Currently NIU is home to the College of Bioresources, College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and the College of Humanities and Management.

Main campus of NIU is located in Yilan city, a 50 minutes’ drive away from Taipei. Besides, NIU has its forest land in Jiaoxi for experimental application, forestation and ecological research, another campus at Wujie that focuses on professional animal research, and a newly established campus near Yilan Scientific Park for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) application and smart agriculture. The main campus sits in the center of Yilan city where students have convenient access to shopping mall, restaurants and other living facilities.

Apart from being an institution of education, NIU also plays a role in the providing technologies and knowledge into industrial and commercial endeavors. On the other hand, NIU also stand out as one of the main platforms and supporters for events regarding to Yilan history and culture, literatures, agricultures, and many more.

Year Founded : 1926

Type of institution : National University

Contact : Office of International Affairs

TEL : +886-3-931-7400 ext.7264

Email : [email protected]

Address : No.1, Sec. 1, Shennong Rd., Yilan City, Yilan County 26047, Taiwan (R.O.C.)



Faculty : 237

Students : 5637

Undergraduate : 4797

Graduate : 714

International Students : 126

Academics : 38

Colleges : 4

Departments : 15

Graduate Institutes : 19

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