National Taipei University of Technology



Established in 1912. Taipei Tech was first established during the Japanese Colonial Period as the Auxiliary Industrial Institute of the Education Affairs Office of the Civil Administration Department. In 1948 the school was renamed as Provincial Taipei Institute of Technology providing five-year associate degree programs. 


  • 19 Departments
  • 26 Master programs
  • 17 PhD programs


  • First Taiwanese to win ASCE T.Y. Lin Award
  • 2020-05-12 First in Taiwan, Margaret Wu elected inductee of NIHF
  • 2020-03-10 Kirigami Actuators published on the cover of Advanced Materials
  • 2019-12-31 Collaboration with Taipei Tech to fresh up shopping experiences
  • 2019-04-22 Taipei Tech smart brainwave detector earns 60,000,000 investment
  • 2018-03-29 Three Int'l research centers to establish at Taipei Tech
  • 2018-03-14 How Taipei Tech integrate customization and automation in 3D printing
  • 2018-03-01 How a technical university is using research analytics to plan for international success

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University Ranking

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Student services

The OIA staff believe that "internationalization" means more than the number of foreign students or collaborative projects. We consider it our mandate to create a learning and research environment with a global vision. The expansion of internationalized education, research and collaboration and their higher visibility on the campus are our present objectives as OIA assists our faculty and students in their quest for internationalization and excellence.

Housing services

Taipei Tech Dormitories include different residence halls that are situated on campus and off campus. The average traveling time from Taipei Tech off-campus dormitory to the campus is approximately 25-35 minutes via Taipei Metro.

  • For the first year, all foreign students who have applied for Taipei Tech Dormitories will be allocated to the Taipei Tech On-campus Dormitory.
  • For the second year, male foreign students who have applied for Taipei Tech Dormitories will be allocated to the residence hall at the Haishan off-campus Dormitory. Females will be allocated to Nangang Dormitory.

Library services

Library Collection - 376,709 items

Electronic Journals - 50,216

E-books - 247,867

Audio-visual materials - 6,680

ICT services

Each room is equipped with a telephone, internet service.

Medical services

New students who are coming to Taiwan for the first time cannot join Taiwan’s National Health Insurance until the 7th month of their arrival. If newly arrived students wish to have health insurance for the first six months of their stay in Taiwan, they have the option of joining Cathay Life Medical Insurance. The Cathay Life Medical Insurance fee is a one-time payment.

Student Life

Campus life

Taipei Tech campus is located at the apex of the Taipei Metro system. Not only can students enjoy a world-class education at Taipei Tech, but they also gain the opportunity to enjoy the rich traditional culture that Taipei offers. Attractions such as Taipei 101, the Palace Museum, and the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall are in close proximity to Taipei Tech.

Sports facilities

  • Tennis Courts
  • Badminton indoor courts
  • Table Tennis, Billiards, Fitness, Gym
  • Swimming
  • Pool

Student clubs

  • Cartoon Comic Club      
  • NTPU Chinese Debate Club
  • Life and Personality Club
  • NTPU Fān Qiáng Shè      
  • Computer Programming Club   
  • NTPU Rock Club     
  • NTPU Guitar Club      
  • Cocktail Club
  • NTPU Drama Club                     
  • Board Game Club

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The best technology, integrated with industry and community services

Design needs exposure
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

i wanted more exposure since the practical experience is limited

Latina Studying Design in Chinese
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I got very hands on experience studying product design. However, there were a lot of things I wasn't informed about how the school works. Studying in a different language and being a foreigner brought up many barriers. Although my program's been good overall, I wish the school had prepared me to better understand the system within the university. It seemed like everyone...

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