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National Chung Hsing University

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Motto 誠樸精勤(Honest; Simple; Advance; Diligent.)
Established 1919
Type Public
President Jei-Fu Shaw
Faculty 845 [1]
Staff 416
Undergraduates 10,240
Postgraduates 5,552
Location Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
Campus Urban, 0.872 km²
Experimental forest , 83.25 km²
Website www.nchu.edu.tw

National Chung Hsing University (Traditional Chinese: 國立中興大學; Simplified Chinese: 国立中兴大学) is a university in Taichung, Republic of China (Taiwan). According to the ranking by Ministry of Education of the Republic of China, it is the best university in the midland of Taiwan. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Taichung (Chinese: ; pinyin: Táizhōng; Wade-Giles: Tai-chung; POJ: Tâi-tiong) is a city located in west-central Taiwan with a population of just over one million people, making it the third largest city on the island, after Taipei and Kaohsiung. ... Motto Three Principles of the People (三民主義 San-min Chu-i) Anthem National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei (formerly and de jure Nanking) Largest city Taipei Official languages Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  -  President Chen Shui-bian  -  Vice President Annette Lu  -  Premier Chang Chun-hsiung Establishment... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... Traditional Chinese (Traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字, Simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字) refers to one of two standard sets of printed Chinese characters. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Taichung (Chinese: ; pinyin: Táizhōng; Wade-Giles: Tai-chung; POJ: Tâi-tiong) is a city located in west-central Taiwan with a population of just over one million people, making it the third largest city on the island, after Taipei and Kaohsiung. ... Motto Three Principles of the People (三民主義 San-min Chu-i) Anthem National Anthem of the Republic of China Capital Taipei (formerly and de jure Nanking) Largest city Taipei Official languages Mandarin (GuóyÇ”) Government Semi-presidential system  -  President Chen Shui-bian  -  Vice President Annette Lu  -  Premier Chang Chun-hsiung Establishment...



The University has undergone a number of significant stages of change. It began as the Advanced Academy of Agronomy and Forestry, founded by the Japanese in Taipei in 1919. After 1928, the Academy became a special department affiliated to Taihoku Imperial University (now National Taiwan University). But the department became an independent school again in 1943, and was moved to Taichung. For other uses, see Taipei (disambiguation). ... National Taiwan University (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Tongyong Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuo2-li4 tai2-wan1 ta4-hsüeh2; POJ: Kok-li̍p Tâi-ôan Tāi-ha̍k; abbreviation NTU)[2] is a national university in Taipei City, Taiwan. ...

After the Restoration of Taiwan in 1945, the school was reorganized and renamed Taiwan Provincial Taichung Agricultural Junior College. In 1946, the Junior College evolved into a higher institution, Taiwan Provincial College of Agriculture. Then in 1961, it combined with the newly-established College of Science and Engineering on the same Taichung campus and the College of Law and Business founded in Taipei in 1949, to become Taiwan Provincial Chung Hsing University. In 1964, an 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. Thus the University continued to grow in size, but it was not until 1971 that it became a national university, and assumed its present name: National Chung Hsing University. The College of Veterinary Medicine was established in September 1999. In February 2000, the Taipei Campus including the College of Law & Business and Taipei Evening School was combined into the newly established National Taipei University. The College of Social Sciences & Management was established on Taichung Campus at the same time.In August 2002,the Extension Division and the Extension Education Center was combined into the Extension Division for Inservice and Continuing Education.


The Taichung Campus contains the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Agricultureand Natural Resources, the College of Science, the College of Engineering, the College of Life Sciences, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Social Sciences and Management, and the Extension Division for Inservice and Continuing Education. It is located in the south of Taichung City with an area of approximately 53 hectares. The university owns four experimental forests located in Taipei County, Nantou County, Taichung County, and Tainan County, respectively. It also owns two experimental farms located at Wu-Fung and Wu-Jih in Taichung County.


  • College of Liberal Arts
    • Department of History
    • Department of Chinese Language
    • Department of Foreign Language
    • Graduate Institute of Library and Information Science
    • Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature
    • The Language Center
  • College of Agricultureand Natural Resources
    • Department of Agronomy
    • Department of Horticulture
    • Department of Forestry
    • Department of Applied Economics
    • Department of Plant Pathology
    • Department of Entomology
    • Department of Animal Science
    • Department of Soil Environmental Science
    • Department of Soil and Water Conservation
    • Department of Food Science and Biotechnology
    • Department of Bio-industrial Mechatronics Engineering
    • Graduate Institute of Biotechnology
    • Graduate institute of Rural planning
    • Department of Bio-Industry Extension and Management
  • College of Science
    • Department of Applied Mathematics
    • Department of Chemistry
    • Department of Physics
    • Department of Computer Science
  • College of Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Environmental Engineering
    • Department of Materials Engineering
    • Department of Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Chemical Engineering
    • Graduate Institute of Precision Engineering
    • Center for Development of Engineering Technology
  • College of Life Sciences
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Social Sciences and Management
    • Department of Finance
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Financial and Economic Law
    • Department of Marketing
    • Department of Management Information System
    • Graduate Institute of International Politics
    • Graduate Institute of Technology and Innovation Management
    • Graduate Institute of Law for Science and Technology
    • Graduate Institute of Accounting
    • Graduate Institute of Electronic Commerce
    • Executive Master of Business Administration Programs
    • Center of Overseas Taiwanese Business Studies
    • Center for Industrial Development Research
  • Biotechnology Center
  • Extension Division for Inservice and Continuing Education

Present Status

The university now has six colleges plus two evening schools on two campuses, and it is noted for various fields of study. At present, the University has more than 17 thousand students, of which over 2,000 are graduate students.

In addition the University has more than a thousand people of staff and faculty members. For administration, the University has three main offices and five subsidiary offices. The three main offices are the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Office of General Affairs. The five subsidiary offices are the Secretariat Office, the Personnel Office, the Accounting Office, the Office of Military Training, and The Office of Physical Education. The University also has several service centers, a library, and other sub-units. The service centers include the Computer Center and Art Center.

Student life in National Chung Hsing University

A wide Range of Services for Students

Following closely the guidelines set forth in Life Handbook with Etiquette Illustrations and Plan for Implementation of Life Education (promulgated by the Ministry of Education), this university makes every effort to offer students assistance, guidance, service, and encouragement to help them solve any problems related to their daily life at the University. In addition, the university keeps in close contact with each student's family to help cultivate high moral character. Thus the University sees to it that all students are provided with a wide range of services, no matter whether they are living on or off campus.

Student Counseling and Guidance Center

In order to help students better understand themselves and solve their personal problems, the University established a "Student Counseling and Guidance Center." The Center conducts various testing programs related to students' personality, general ability, career aptitudes and interests, and provides students with consultation services through telephone calls, correspondence, interviews, home visits, and public lectures. The Center also provides related books and periodicals for the students.

Extracurricular Activities

The University currently has 101 student clubs and societies, which are joined mostly by undergraduate students. Every student has to be affiliated with his (or her) Departmental Association and the General Students Association. The aim of our extracurricular activities is to make the students understand the importance of self-determination under university regulations. Moreover, each student is expected to learn the essence of ethical, intellectual, physical, social as well as aesthetic training from a variety of activities. Above all, we put forth our best efforts to enhance the students' sense of morality.

Health-Care Services

The Health Clinic at National Chung Hsing University is open to all students and all faculty and staff alike. It aims to take care of both physical and mental health of all members of the university community. It offers the following services:

1.Consultation on internal medicine, dentistry, psychiatry, and sports injury.

2.Providing health information and health counseling.

3.Conducting sanitary education: giving lectures on health-care and first-aid training.

Student Labor Education

The Student Labor Education Office provides financial support and work-study opportunities for students. This office is responsible for student labor education and work-study management. In addition, this office also deals with the administration of scholarships, student loans, and tuition reduction and waiver for undergraduate and graduate students.

Counseling Services for Overseas Chinese and International Students

The Counseling Office for Overseas Chinese and international students aims to help those students regarding their visa and scholarship applications, and other matters concerning them. The Office also issues work permits and medical insurance permits for overseas Chinese and international students.

Official Journal

Department of History: Chung-Hsing Journal of History

Graduate School of History: Chung-Hsing Historiography Chung Hsing Historiography ((Traditional Chinese: 中興史學; Simplified Chinese: 中兴史学) is a journal of Graduate School of History of National Chung Hsing University at Taiwan. ...

External links

  • National Chung Hsing University Official Website
  • National Chung Hsing University Library


  1. ^ School Status of Taichung City Time of data : Sept-06-2006



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