Kainan University

Coordinates: 25°00′45″N 121°16′11″E / 25.0126°N 121.2698°E / 25.0126; 121.2698

Kainan University
Motto 至誠、卓越、自由、豪邁[1]
Motto in English
Sincere, excellent, free, bold
Type Private
Established 1917
Location Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Website www.knu.edu.tw
Kainan University
Traditional Chinese 開南大學

Kainan University (KNU; Chinese: 開南大學) is a private university located in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.


KNU was originally founded as Kainan Commercial and Technical High School in 1917. In January 1990, the school was upgraded to Kainan Institute of Technology. Finally on April 2006, the school became Kainan University.[2]


KNU includes separate schools of commerce, health care, humanities and social science, informatics, and transportation and tourism.[3]

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  1. "Chairman's Remarks (in Chinese)". Kainan U. Retrieved 2014-10-27.
  2. "A Brief History of Kainan University". Kainan U. Retrieved 2014-10-27.
  3. "KNU Academics". Kainan U. Retrieved 2014-10-27.

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