Characterized by both tradition and innovation, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) has long been recognized as one of Taiwan’s elite institutions of higher education. Founded in 1922, NTNU was formerly an institution dedicated to teacher education. The university later evolved into a comprehensive university that provides students and scholars with opportunities to study and conduct research in a wide range of fields. Throughout its long history, NTNU has always been committed to academic excellence and this is reflected in the many influential educators and researchers that have studied at NTNU over the years.

NTNU’s mission to nurture individuals who are critical thinkers and who are prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world has attracted thousands of talented students and scholars from Taiwan and abroad. With three campuses in Taipei City and New Taipei City, NTNU offers 67 academic subjects in nine degree-granting colleges. These include the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science, College of Technology and Engineering, College of International Studies and Social Sciences, College of Sports and Recreation, College of Arts, College of Music, College of Management, and College of Industry Academia Innovation. The internationally renowned Mandarin Training Center is also located at NTNU. Each year approximately 1,800 students from over 70 countries take part in language courses offered by the Mandarin Training Center.



Times Higher Education
#38 in Education
#194 in Asian University rankings
QS World University Rankings
#27 in Education
#101-150 in Linguistics
#51-100 in Sports-Related Subjects
#79 in Asian University Rankings
U.S. News - Best Global Universities
#9 in Education and Educational Research
#321 in Psychiatry/Psychology

Last updated: May 29, 2024


QS Sustainability 2023
Featuring 700 universities, this first edition of the rankings uses a methodology comprised of indicators designed to measure an institution's ability to tackle the world’s greatest environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges.

Sections In Taiwan In Globe
Overall Rank 3rd 281-300th
Environmental Impact 3rd
Sustainable Institutions 3rd 50
Social Impact 4th
Impact of Education 1st 100
Last updated: Nov. 23, 2022


8503 Undergraduates  (901 intl. students)
7586 Graduates  (681 intl. students)
1011 Overseas Chinese Students in Preparatory Programs

Last updated: June 3, 2024


17.18:1 student to faculty ratio

Last updated: May 29, 2024


137 acres
3 campuses
192 student clubs

Last updated: Nov. 14, 2023


10 Colleges
67 departments
1 affiliated senior high school
Last updated: November 14, 2023


1142 projects
Cooperation Fund / USD$125.9 million

Last updated: November 14, 2023