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The College of Liberal Arts

Chiu, Jeong-Yeou, Dean and Prof.

deanThe College of Liberal Arts is the oldest academic division of Tamkang University. The College is currently composed of five departments: the Departments of Chinese, History, Information and Library Science, Mass Communication, Information and Communication. All of this is divided into two academic traditions: the Humanities and Social Sciences.The major feature of the College is the “dual core” disciplinary knowledge integrating Social Science traditions with that of the Humanities. This foundation, has led to the unique positioning and learning environment of “oriental views, global vision, international connections and creativity innovation,” and has built up the kernel competitive strength in “international Chinese studies,” “creative Chinese studies,” “digitalized Chinese studies,” and “creativity industry of Chinese culture.”

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The College of Sciences

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Wang, Bo-Cheng, Dean and Prof.

The College consists of three departments: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. The requirements of active teaching and research have become the tradition of the College, and the number of faculty members and students has been growing steadily over the years. in addition to the College curricula, the faculty devote themselves to the designing and teaching of the University core courses, which include Natural Science, Global Technology Revolution, etc. The College emphasizes interdisciplinary basic and applied science programs; therefore, photo-electronics, material, biochemistry, are the main focus subjects for both teaching and research.

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The College of Engineering

Yu, Gwo-hsing, Dean and Prof.

deanEstablished more than four decades ago, the College of Engineering has developed into a sizable school made up of the Departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Information Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering.  All eight departments confer Masters and Doctoral degrees. All the 8 departments and 10 graduate programs College of Engineering have been accredited by IEET (a full signatory of the Washington Accord ). According to the Essential Science Indicators (ESI), conducted by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), the College of Engineering is ranked in the top one percent in the field of engineering education.

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The College of Business

Hu, Yi-jen, Dean and Prof.

deanThe goal of the College of Business is to cultivate students with a global view and specialized knowledge in commercial fields. There are five departments, including Banking and Finance, Economics, Insurance, International Trade and Industrial Economics. Every department has its own master program; and doctoral programs are available in the Department of Banking and Finance and the Department of Industrial Economics. Our graduates possess the capabilities both in theory and practice. They are highly popular with companies. All programs aim at developing quality business professionals with a global view in economic development, business environment and financial policies. The above characteristics create a sound foundation for students’ future study or social service. They develop students’ global view by reinforcing the curriculum in English and promoting junior year abroad programs.

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The College of Management

Wang, Chu-ching, Dean and Prof.

deanEstablished in 1980, the College of Management has been expanding into the largest management college in Taiwan. Over 90% of the faculty members have obtained a PhD degree.  The College comprises seven departments all of which provide undergraduate and master programs.  The College also offers a cross-department doctoral program in Management Sciences, six EMBA programs, and several cross-department programs subsidized by the Ministry of Education.  In addition, the College has an agreement with the University of Michigan-Flint for a co-master program.  Students will be able to gain master’s degrees from both Universities when they complete their study.  Furthermore, an EI indexed journal “International Journal of Information and Management Sciences” published by the College is a symbol of  its academic excellence.

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The College of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Sung, Mei-hwa, Dean and Prof.

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The College of Foreign Languages and Literatures, consisting of six departments--English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Russian--aims to train and cultivate specialists and scholars in the fields of language, literature, and cultural studies.  In the undergraduate programs, special emphasis is put on training of language skills, including such as listening, speaking, reading, writing and translation.  In addition to language skills, cultural and humanistic values are stressed so as to nurture in our students a holistic and globalized vision of our world.  Students are expected to be adept not only in language skills but also in the knowledge of literature, culture, trade, tourism, etc.  The English Department offers degrees at both the MA and PhD levels.  The MA programs of the Japanese, French and Spanish Departments stress training in literature, culture, and translation.  Students with academic and professional aspirations are encouraged to enroll in our MA and PhD programs.

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The College of International Studies

Tai, Wan-chin, Dean and Prof.

deanThe College was founded in August, 1992. It then consisted of eight graduate institutes. In August, 2009, some institutes were merged. The College now has five graduate institutes as follows: Graduate Institute of European Studies, Graduate Institute of the Americas Studies, Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies, Graduate Institute of Asian Studies, Graduate Institute of China Studies. Besides offering M.A. Programs, three graduate institutes offer Ph.D. programs. They are: Graduate Institute of the Americas Studies, Institute of European Studies, and Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies. The college is devoted to both cultivating high-level professionals and to nurturing scholars to manage international affairs in both public and private sectors.

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The College of Education

Kao, Hsun-fung, Dean and Prof.

deanEstablished in 2000, the College consists of the Department of Educational Technology, the Graduate Institute of Educational Policy and Leadership, the Graduate Institute of Educational Psychology and Counseling, the Graduate Institute of Curriculum and Instruction, the Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, the Center for Teacher Education, and the Center for General Education and Core Curriculum. College development features: To transmit and create new knowledge through future-oriented education and forward-looking programs as well as through the integration and practice of the studies of educational theories; to promote indigenous and globalized  exemplary education and research so as to provide the educational administrative institutions as well as the primary and secondary education with guidelines and suggestions for practice and development; to enhance the quality and capability of the overall education through integrating the academic resources of Tamkang University, carrying out research and experiments in related curricula, providing in- and off- campus educational institutions with information regarding the management of educational quality and establishing partnership with all levels of schools and institutions.

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The College of Entrepreneurial Development

Liou, Ay-hwa, Dean and Prof.

deanThe major pedagogical goal for the College is to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit in our students. Encouraged to be innovative and responsible, our students learn to pursue new business opportunities which are available in a challenging new economic environment. As a result, the College offers courses that help students obtain a wide array of up-to-date entrepreneurial skills, competencies, and a broad knowledge base. The College also establishes relationships with the local community and provides resources for students embarking on entrepreneurial ventures. Students are trained to be leaders with extensive perspectives and a vision for the future.

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College of Global Research and Development

Lin, Jyh-horng, Dean and Prof.

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The College promises to make it a perfect place for students to develop and enhance comprehensive knowledge and skills on various issues and topics. Students are equipped with the ability to creatively adapt to new global challenges through a committed faculty, overseas exchange programs, field studies, and an open, responsive classroom environment. The College consists of the Department of Global Politics and Economics, and the Department of Multicultural and Linguistic Studies, which both complement and supplement the College's mission of providing an excellent individualized globalized futures education. The College aims to prepare students for the future by emphasizing the values and standards of judgment required for lifelong learning, personal development and community leadership by offering politics and economics courses taught from a perspective which incorporates related social science and humanities perspectives. It recognizes that everyone benefits from the free flow of ideas, words and images. It encourages preservation of indigenous traditions and minority languages.

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The College of Community Development

Lin, Jyh-horng, Dean and Prof.

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Community education is one of the main purposes of university education. Following the great success of university education, vocational education and adult continuing education at Tamkang University, Dr. Clement C.P. Chang established the College of Community Development after Tamkang University fourth curve to form an integrated university. This task is assigned to Lanyang Campus so as to contribute to his hometown, I-lan. In order to reflect local cultural, industrial and economic features and to foster the management expertise for the community, the following departments were founded to offer Bachelor degree programs: Department of Leisure Industry Management, Department of Service Industry Management and Department of Landscape Architecture and Management.