Tunghai University

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Year of foundation: 1955
Approx. number of students:
Period of study: End September-End January; End February-End June
MCI partner since: 2014

The City

Taichung officially known as Taichung City, is a city located in western Taiwan, with a population of just over 2.6 million people, making it the third largest city on the island after New Taipei City and Kaohsiung. Taichung has a vibrant, diverse economy that incorporates traditional businesses, small family-run shops and factories, large industrial areas, and a thriving commercial secto

The University

Tunghai University was founded by Methodist missionaries in 1955 as a comprehensive university. Moreover, Tunghai University was founded as the first private university making it the second oldest university in Taiwan, which earned the school its fame and reputation. The university is located at Xitun District, Taichung, Taiwan, an urbanized area. On the grounds, Luce Memorial Chapel (designed by noted architect I. M. Pei) is a local landmark. The logo of the university contains the cross in reference to the statement in the founding documents that it was "founded in the love of Jesus," and the three linked circles refer to the Holy Trinity as well as the motto, "Truth, Faith, Deeds.