NATIONAL TAICHUNG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
College of Languages
Introduction
  • Key Features
    The College of Languages trains interdisciplinary scholars in modern languages and business with a focus on global mobility. This is achieved through a diverse curriculum of Applied Languages including Interdisciplinary modules that allow students to master necessary skills, study effectively, and adapt to a fast-changing world.

    The College also runs a number of activities designed to develop students as talents ready-to-work in industry and the international community. These activities include: inviting industry professionals to co-teach, running domestic and international internships, providing employment seminars, and undertaking short-term study abroad and student exchange programs.

    Students of the College of Languages are equipped with multilingual abilities and a multicultural sensitivity. Our graduates’ professionalism, practicality, and ability to provide innovative services are highly praised by employers. In the future, the College will continue to act as an important incubator of talented individuals who contribute to society and the economy.
  • Administrative Organization
    Teaching and research at the College of Languages are structured through 1 graduate institute, 3 departments, and 1 center:
    • Department of Japanese Studies (4-, 2-, and 5-year programs)
    • Department of Applied English (4-, 2-, and 5-year programs)
    • Department of Applied Chinese Language (4-year program)
    • Graduate Institute of Japanese Marketing and Business Strategies
    • Center of Japanese Studies
  • Faculty
    The 52 full-time faculty members of the College of Languages are graduates of internationally or nationally renowned academic institutions. Fifteen full-time and part-time foreign teachers provide students with superior English- and Japanese-immersion environments.
  • Facilities
    1. Digital teaching facilities support innovative teaching methods
      1. Each classroom of the College is equipped with a digital lectern to provide a multimedia teaching environment.
      2. Computer laboratories and practical training classrooms offer online learning and writing opportunities to students.
      3. A graduate student office, desktop and laptop computers, laser printers, and wireless access to the Internet are available for data collection and online discussions.
    2. Multifunctional Classrooms for Specific Purposes Teaching
      1. The International Conference Hall is a 160-seat event hall located in the Chung Cheng Building. Seminar facilities such as oral interpretation and synchronous videoconferencing systems makes it an ideal site for a full range of meeting events, including conferences, seminars, lecture series, and oral interpretation teaching.
      2. The Japanese Culture Room
        Reproducing the interior details of an authentic Washitsu (Japanese-style room), the Japanese Culture Room provides a unique venue for students to experience the Japanese tea ceremony, Kimono wearing, and table manners under the guidance of teachers from Japan.
      3. The Oral Interpretation Classroom
        Students strengthen their simultaneous oral interpretation skills through drill practices in the Oral Interpretation Classroom, enhancing their employability.
      4. Small-scale auditoriums and conference rooms
        Students can practice public presentations skills on-site in one of several auditoriums and conference rooms.