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National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu

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National Tsing Hua University (NTHU; Chinese: 國立清華大學; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chheng-hôa Tāi-ha̍k) is a public research university in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.

National Tsing Hua University was first founded in Beijing. After the Chinese Civil War, the then-president of the university, Mei Yiqi, and other major academics fled to Taiwan with the retreating Nationalist government. In 1956, they reinstalled National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, which has since remained independent and distinct from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

National Tsing Hua University is one of the six national research universities in Taiwan, and it is consistently ranked among the top three best universities in Taiwan in world university rankings. In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, it is ranked within the top 200 universities in the world and the top 50 universities in Asia.
The university is part of a leading research and innovation cluster in Taiwan, along with nearby National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, National Space Organization, National Health Research Institutes, Industrial Technology Research Institute, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute, and Industrial Technology Research Institute. The research cluster and its neighboring Hsinchu Science Park together play a key role in global semiconductor industry.

Today, there are 12 colleges or schools, 26 departments and 31 graduate institutes affiliated to NTHU. The college of Nuclear Science of NTHU is the sole educational and research institution focusing on the peaceful applications of nuclear power in Taiwan.
NTHU has educated a wide range of notable alumni, including Nobel Prize laureates Chen Ning Yang, Tsung-Dao Lee, and Yuan Tseh Lee.
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  • National Tsing Hua University is in the suburbs of Hsinchu, the centre of Taiwan's high-tech industry. . It is a very picturesque campus, it is worth taking a wander around. The lake is very pretty... 
    National Tsing Hua University is in the suburbs of Hsinchu, the centre of Taiwan's high-tech industry. . It is a very picturesque campus, it is worth taking a wander around. The lake is very pretty...  more »
  • Tsing Hua University was established in Beijing then transferred to Taiwan in 1949 with the retreating Nationalists. The college is set in a beautiful campus just outside of Hsinchu City. The lake... 
    Tsing Hua University was established in Beijing then transferred to Taiwan in 1949 with the retreating Nationalists. The college is set in a beautiful campus just outside of Hsinchu City. The lake...  more »
  • National Tsing Hua University is one of Taiwan's outstanding universities for science and engineering. It is one the outskirts of the city of Hsinchu, one of Taiwan's high-tech centres. The... 
    National Tsing Hua University is one of Taiwan's outstanding universities for science and engineering. It is one the outskirts of the city of Hsinchu, one of Taiwan's high-tech centres. The...  more »
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  • Very beautiful campus with gardens, lake, green fields. Neat and clean and well managed, lots of eateries, cafe.
  • A large modern university campus with nice grounds and ponds. Very pleasant place to walk around. Be aware that scooters are not allowed inside and that it really is large so allow plenty of time if you’re going between building.
  • In 1956, NTHU was re-established in Hsinchu city. NTHU was selected as one of the National Seven Research Universities in 2002. This University is spread over 260 acres of land in East district. More than 100 student clubs are there for different activities and this University has 18 dormitories for students. The strength of students here is more than 15k. The life, activity and culture is very vibrant here.
  • One of the Best University in Taiwan to pursue higher studies. Peaceful ambience and less crowded campus. Campus is very wide so be ready to excercise your legs.
  • Streets view and market near NTHU campus.

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