NIUisa reputed educational institution in northeastern Taiwan. It marked the highlight of this qualified promotion with projects to expedite high-level research and teaching for new generations.Established in 1926,currentlyNIU is home to the College of Bioresources, College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and the College of Humanities and Management.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • NIU is one of internationally reputed universities to win the Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust sponsorship worth US$ 5 million.
  • NIU is one of the few universities in Taiwan, whose Science Citation Index is among the Top 1% in the world (In the field of Electro - Scientific Industry, ESI)
  • NIU stands in Top 3 Teaching Excellence National Universities in Taiwan. Awarded with the honor for past 8 consecutive years.

About

History

NIU founded in 1926 as Taiwan Provincial Ilan School of Agriculture and Forestry.Following the rapid development in Taiwan, the school was promoted from a five-year junior college to a polytechnic college (National Ilan Institute of Technology).NIU is now an university which offers comprehensive degrees such as BA, BS, MA,MS and PhD.

Education

NIU comprises College of Humanities and Management, College of Engineering, Collegeof Bioresources, and College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Our university is one of the most reputed Bioresources education and research institute inTaiwan. Students of the Bioresources domain have opportunity to visit Malaysia for off-site classes; to Canada for attending the joint program with University of BritishColumbia (UBC). NIU has a strong international collaboration, with over 90 Universities and ResearchInstituion world wide. Studying at NIU, students can apply for academic exchange program, they can take part in overseas volunteer activities and summer camps.

Research

Research Pools at NIU

Centers (Level University):

  • Analysis and Technology Consulting Center
  • Center For Sustainable Development
  • Center For Nanotechnology
  • Energy and Resources Technique Development Center
  • Innovation Incubation Center
  • Leisure Resource and Industry Development Center
  • Organic Center
Centers (Level College):
  • Bee Biotech Product Development Center
  • Center for Biological Microscopy & Imaging Research
  • Food Innovation and Education Developing Center
  • Green Technology Research CenterTesting Laboratory

Career

NIU has 15 departments and 17 graduate institutes. Our university educates students to meet the needs of national development, social progress, industrial prosperity, and economic growth.

Services

Student services

International Student Affairs (OIA)

OIA is there for international students regarding their life guidance, questions of Visa,Alien Resident Certificate, and Work Permit. We offer dedicated space to get togetherwith other International Students.

Housing services

About our Dormitories

  • Male Dormitory, providing 788 beds.
  • Female Dormitory, providing 740 beds.
Each dormitory has two managers.Facilities:
  • Every room is equipped with 4 beds (2 Bunk Beds). Furniture for every student includes a desk with drawers, a lamp, a bookshelf, a wardrobe and a bed.
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • Shower & Sink
  • Lounge, TV and Clothes Drying Room

Library services

NIU Library is a 7 floors building with 973 reading seats, and over 710,000 Collective Books.There are specially designed reading space of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.There are inspirational whiteboards at the entrance available freely for readers to write on. "The book of the themes area" provides the special collections of Ilan University.

ICT services

We provide students free email services and free cloud drive. All student dorms havewired internet connections. Internet Access Fee is NT$150 per semester.

Medical services

We Have Section of Health Hygiene for:

  • National Health Insurance.
  • Health examination and follow-up the treatment of irregularities
  • Clinical treatment and health counseling
  • Emergency injury/illness treatment and patient referral
  • Prevention of communicable diseases
  • Campus health promotion activities
  • Food hygiene management

Student Life

Campus life

National Ilan Univesity is located at the heart of Yilan City. The traffic around NIUis very convenient, with a short 20-minute walk from the campus to both the Railway Station and the Long Distance Bus Terminal. Retail, service, and health facilities are also available, with the campus being within walking distance of the Yilan County Cultural Affairs Bureau (including the Yilan Library, the Taiwan Theater Museum, and the Yilan Performance Hall), and the Yilan Riverside Park.These are all good places for citizens and students to enjoy their leisure time.Private medical clinics and major hospitals are also within walking distance of the campus.

Sports facilities

NIU has a 6-Floors Gym, offers various facilities including indoor run track, basketball court,table tennis, pool, golf greens, volleyball court, badminton court, and weight training equipment.

Student clubs

NIU has more than 90 extra curriculum clubs. International students are welcome to join. NIU also takes care of International Students in many ways:

  • Dedicated space for you to get together with other International Students
  • Buddy Program to help you to adopt in NIU much quicker
  • International Students Facebook for daily communication
  • International Festival to have fun
  • Last but not the least, we take you for trip all around Taiwan

Accreditation

  • Accredited as Taiwan Top 26% Universities by the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (WRWU) in 2016.
  • Ranked as one of the Top 10 national university in Taiwan in terms of teaching contribution to patents and technology transfer.
  • College of Engineering and College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of NIU are IEET accredited. IEET is a member of Washington Accord, Seoul Accord,Sydney Accord, and NABEEA. Being an IEET certificated institution, the degrees issued by these NIU departments are recognized in many countries, like USA, Canada, UK,Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia.

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