Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Year of foundation: 1969
Approx. number of students: 18,000
Period of study: Early September-End January; Mid February-End June
MCI partner since: 2015

The City

Tainan officially Tainan City, is a special municipality located in southern Taiwan, facing the Taiwan Strait in the west and south. Tainan is the oldest city in Taiwan and also commonly known as the "Capital City" for its over 200 years of history as the capital of Taiwan under Koxinga and later Qing dynasty rule. Tainan's complex history of comebacks, redefinitions and renewals inspired its popular nickname "the Phoenix City". Tainan has approx. 1.9 million inhabitants.

The University

Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology (STUST) is a private university with colleges in Engineering, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences and Digital Design. The university is accessible from Daqiao Station of the Taiwan Railways Administration.