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Tamkang University

New Taipei City Taiwan

Founded in 1950, Tamkang University (TKU) is an elite private university with an extensive history that includes 4 campuses, 8 colleges, more than 2,100 faculty and staff members and over 26,000 students (including over 2,100 overseas degree students.) TKU continually pursues excellence and innovation.

For 20 years in a row it is listed in Cheers Magazine as the top private university which nurtures “Most Desired University Graduates for Business and Industrial Sectors”. TKU has promoted the concept of the Triple Objectives of Education: Globalization, Information-oriented Education and Future-oriented Education. TKU built complete English-taught Lanyang Campus, and has 12 English-taught degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students in addition to 800 English-taught courses. It was the first university in Taiwan to establish the “Junior Year Study Abroad Program”, every year select and send over 500 junior students to abroad for one-year study.

TKU was honored with the Exceptional Quality International Programs Award and recognized as a model university for international education by Ministry of Education in Taiwan

T1006, 10F, No.151, Ying-Chuan Rd., Tamshui Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan 25137

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Dolly Yang
Office of International and Cross-strait Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 10 September 2018
To: 13 January 2019
·Second Semester
From: 18 February 2019
To: 23 June 2019

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 9 credits
·Maximum 25 credits

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

128~138 credits

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

1. Department of English

2. Department of International Business

3. Bachelor’s Program in Global Financial Management

4. Department of Diplomacy and International Relations

5. Department of Innovative Information and Technology

6. Department of International Tourism Management

7. Department Of English Language and Culture

8. Department Of Global Politics And Economics

9. Master's Program in Taiwan and Asia-Pacific Studies

Teaching Language: 90% of the courses are taught in Englsih

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
1 semester or 1 year
·Language Proficiency Requirements
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Chueh-sheng Memorial Library
The Chueh-sheng Memorial Library is one of the most comprehensive university libraries in Taiwan. It has wireless networks, spacious study carrels, a vast multi-media section, and a 24 hour student study area. Currently, the university library stocks more than 1 million printed books, 1.7 million electronic books, 60,000 periodical titles (including electronic journals), and 120,000 non-book items.

Computer Laboratories
TKU has a total of 15 computer laboratories. Most of these are located in the Business Management Building and Engineering Building on the Tamsui Campus. One of these labs is open 24 hours.

Shao-Mo Memorial Gymnasium
Tamkang University provides students with world class facilities. Many of these facilities are located within the Shao-Mo Memorial Gymnasium, a vast, multi-story sporting complex equipped with Taiwan’s largest retractable grandstand, as well as a comprehensive weights room, volleyball, basketball and badminton courts, professional table tennis tables, aerobics and dance studios, and martial arts training halls.

Shao-Mo Memorial Natatorium Complex
The Shao-Mo Memorial Natatorium is a modern, stylishly designed swimming complex that conforms to the highest specifications for swimming facilities of its kind.

Reitaku International House

Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:


·Medical Insurance
·Visa Process

Application Submission Deadline: 20 October 2018