National Taipei University

Not to be confused with University of Taipei.
National Taipei University
Motto 追求真理,服務人群[1]
Motto in English
Searching for the truth and serving the people
Type Public
Established 1949
President Dr Hsueh Fu Ching (薛富井 Xuē Fùjǐng)
Undergraduates 9,832
Postgraduates 1,118
Location Sanxia District, New Taipei, Taiwan
Campus Urban and Suburban
0.59 km²
National Taipei University
Traditional Chinese 國立臺北大學
College of Law and Business, National Chung Hsing University
Traditional Chinese 國立中興大學法商學院
Simplified Chinese 国立中兴大学法商学院

The National Taipei University (NTPU; Chinese: 國立臺北大學) is a public university in Taiwan, founded in 1949. Before 2000, the University was named the College of Law and Business, National Chung Hsing University (Chinese: 國立中興大學法商學院). The university's main campus is in Sanxia District, New Taipei, Taiwan. Two other small campuses are in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.

NTPU is regarded as one of the best universities in Taiwan, particularly in law, business, public affairs, humanities and social sciences. Approximately 10,950 students attend National Taipei University. It is also a member of the University System of Taipei (USTP).

History and development

National Taipei University is one of the universities in Taiwan. NTPU has undergone different stages of development. It began as the Taiwan Provincial College of Law and Business in 1949; it merged with and became the local Junior College of Administration and the specifically established Administrative Junior College. In 1961, it combined with the newly established College of Science and Engineering to become Taiwan Provincial Chung Hsing University. In 1964, the Evening School was set up on the Taipei Campus. In 1968 another Evening School and the College of Liberal Arts were added to the Taichung Campus. The University continued to grow in size, and in 1971 it became National Chung Hsing University. In February 2000, the Taipei Campus including the College of Law and Business and Taipei Evening School became National Taipei University.

Facing the challenges from all over the world, NTPU has adopted an aggressive approach to connect with the international academic society. So far, NTPU has signed MOUs and/or agreements with more than 110 universities worldwide to form partnerships. These partnerships are manifested through all kinds of programs for students and academic faculties, including international joint research, exchange scholars, visiting scholars, dual degrees, exchange programs, and internships.

NTPU has exchange and visiting students from America, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, France, Poland and other European countries.


Sansia (Main) Campus151, University Road, Sansia, New Taipei City 23741 Taiwan54.53
Minsheng Campus67, Sec. 3, Minsheng E. Road, Taipei City 10478, Taiwan1.62
Jianguo Campus69, Sec. 2, Jianguo N. Road, Taipei City 10433, Taiwan2.91
Owl library at National Taipei University_Sansia(Main) campus
National Taipei University_Minsheng Campus


Administration Building
College of Business
Computer center, NTPU
College of Law

The president heads the university, while each college is headed by a dean and each department by a chairman:

Notable alumni

See also


  1. "臺北大學精神 (Chinese)". NTPU. Retrieved 2014-08-28.
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