National Ilan University

  • Year Founded :1926
  • Faculty :235
  • Students :5593
  • International Students :117

National Ilan University (NIU) started as the 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. NIU is located in the heart of Yilan City which is less than an hour drive from Taipei. NIU has its own forest land in Jiaoxi for experimental use, forestation, and ecological research. NIU has its campus at Wujie that focuses on professional animal research and a campus near Yilan Scientific Park. We sincerely welcome you to join NIU where your dreams start here.

Founded in 1926, National Ilan University celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2016. It is a reputed educational institution in northeastern Taiwan, and marked the highlight of this qualified promotion with projects to expedite high-level research and teaching for new generations. The University is currently home to a wide range of academic disciplines and programs offered by four major colleges : the College of Bioresources, College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and College of Humanity and Management, encompassing 15 departments, 16 graduate institutes, 1 college bachelor’s program, and 4 master’s programs of professional and continuing studies. To expand knowledge to a wider scientific community, NIU sets the goal of internationalization as one of its top priorities.

National Ilan University is endowed with an immense site of 230 hectares, incorporating three distinct campuses and University-affiliated forestland and farm for internship. The University sits in the heart of Yi-Lan City and in a convenient neighborhood with a 40-minute drive to the nation’s capital Taipei City. The main campus is bordered by a vibrant community, with shopping complex, cultural center, sports parks, department stores and all kinds of diners and restaurants within one kilometer,offering an all-around community where students have convenient access to basic living necessities.

Year Founded : 1926

Type of institution : National University

Contact : Office of International Affairs

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

Email :

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



Faculty : 235

Students : 5593

Undergraduate : 4779

Graduate : 697

International Students : 117

Academics : 35

Colleges : 4

Departments : 15

Graduate Institutes : 16

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