As the first technological university in Taiwan, our university vision is to build a world-class university through international outreach and applied research. In doing so, the main missions are to focus our efforts on academic excellence and effective cooperation with industry, and to cultivate students with an international outlook and creative vision.
In pursuit of the goal of international outreach, the College of Design at Taiwan Tech will continue to maintain a balanced emphasis between design theory and design practice, to strive for excellence in design research, and to collaborate with strategic partners.
In Taiwan, the College of Design at Taiwan Tech plays a crucial role in establishing design policy mechanism, driving design innovation of enterprises, promoting innovation of public services, developing social design innovation, and promoting interdisciplinary through design.
We provide a wider range of academic programs (e.g., undergraduate, master, doctoral and professional master) of Design and Archicture in the College of Design, Taiwan Tech.
faculties and departments
Department of Design & Department of Architecture
bachelor level programs
master level programs
research activity and main areas
Our research activities cover a broad range of topics including architecture design, interior design, furniture design, product design, digital multimedia design, computer animation and game, IU / UX design, service design, package design, fashion design, artifact design, visual communication design, brand design, advertisement design, product planning, social design, and more.
doctorate level programs
subject areas for exchange students
Nomination deadlines: Fall semester: April 15
Spring semester: Oct. 15
Application deadlines: Fall semester: April 30
Spring semester: Oct. 30
Courses in graduate level: Available in Chinese and English
Courses in undergraduate level: Mainly taught in Chinese
Fall semester: From the middle of September to the end of January
Spring semester: From the middle of February to the end of June
Exact dates to be confirmed in May each year
cost of living per month (studying and living)
Off-campus housing: NT$ 9,000~ NT$12,000 per month (=USD 300~400).
Living (including food and transportation): NT$ 10,000 ~ NT$12,000 per month (=USD 333~400).
Cost may vary depending on housing type and student's shopping habits.