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Q1. Where is Tamkang University?
TKU has four campuses: the Tamsui Campus, the Taipei Campus, the Lanyang Campus, and the Cyber Campus.
Tamsui Campus – The City of Intellect http://foreign.tku.edu.tw/english/campus-tamsui.asp
The Tamsui Campus comprises 9 colleges, 52 departments, 51 master’s programs, 20 Executive Master's Programs, 17 doctoral programs, and 18 research centers. It is Tamkang University’s main campus and is located in Taipei County.
No.151, Yingzhuan Rd., Tamsui Dist.,
New Taipei City 25137, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Taipei Campus – The Sea of Knowledge Navigator http://foreign.tku.edu.tw/english/campus-taipei.asp
The Taipei Campus focuses on continuing education. It comprises the In-Service Education Center, the Extension Education Center, the Japanese, Chinese and English Language Centers, and the Professional License Training Center.
No. 5, Lane 199, Kinghua Street,
Taipei,Taiwan 10650 (R.O.C.)
Lanyang Campus – The Garden of Wisdom http://foreign.tku.edu.tw/english/campus-lanyang.asp
The Lanyang Campus, occupying 40-acres, is situated on scenic Mt. Linmei in Chiao-hsi, I-Lan. It comprises 3 colleges and 7 departments.
180 Linwei Rd., Chiao-hsi Shiang,
I-lan County, 26247
Cyber Campus - The Space of Knowledge Explorer
The Cyber Campus provides a learning environment that connects the Tamsui, Taipei, and Lanyang campuses with the world via electronic technology and the internet highway.
Q2. When was Tamkang Univeristy founded?
Established in 1950, Tamkang University is the oldest private university in Taiwan. It became the Tamkang College of Arts and Sciences in 1958 before being renamed as Tamkang University in 1980.
Q3. How many students are there at Tamkang University?
There are more than 28,000 students enrolled at Tamkang, including 250 international students.
Q4. How do I get to Tamkang University?
1. Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to the Tamsui campus:
(1) By Taxi
Taxi stands are located outside the Arrival Halls of both Terminals 1 and 2. Taxis are available at Taoyuan Airport 24 hours a day. They charge according to the meter and add a 50% surcharge to the metered total (highway tolls not included). A typical taxi fare from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei is approximately NT$1,100~1,500. It takes about one hour to get to the Tamsui campus. (Recommended if carrying heavy luggage)
(2) By Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)
First, take a bus from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to the Yuan Shan MRT Station, located on the red line of the MRT. Then take the MRT to Danshui Station, the final station on the red line. From there, take the R27 bus to the Tamsui Campus. The bus ride should take approximately 10 minutes. Alternatively, you may want to catch a taxi. The taxi ride should take about 5 minutes (approx. NT$120 per trip).
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport: http://www.taoyuan-airport.com/english/index.jsp
Mass Rapid Transit(MRT):
2. Taipei to Tamsui campus:
(1) By Bus:
Take the "North Gate - TKU" line of the Tse-nan Bus from North Gate, or Taipei Main Station, to TKU.
(2) By MRT (Mass Rapid Transit):
Take the "Tamsui" Line (red) from Taipei Main Station to Tamsui Station. Then, from Tamsui Station to TKU, you can take one of the following methods:
(a) Taxi, NT$120 per trip (not per person)
(b) Tse-nan Bus TKU line, NT$15 per person
(c) On foot, about a 15 minute walk along Ying-chuan Road or Xue-fu Road
3. Taipei to Lanyang campus:
The campus is located in the hot spring town of Jiaosi, Yilan County. If you are coming from Taipei, there are two options.
(1) By Bus:
You may take either Kamalan or Capital. It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour. The ticket costs NT $104 one way. Buses leave from the bus station close to Taipei Main Station.
(2) By Train:
The slower train takes 90 mins, while faster trains take less than an hour. Once in Jiaosi, you can catch the school bus, which is available on Monday, Wednesday and on weekends. Please contact staff for the current bus schedule. Alternatively, you may take a taxi to the Lanyang Campus. The taxi fare will cost about NT $250. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you reach the campus, please contact Frank at office CL314.
Q5. What is the general phone number and email address for the University?
Enquiries about international applications:
Contact: Chu, Hsin-yin
Office of Academic Affairs
Enquiries about exchange students and visa applications:
Contact: Martha S.M. Kuo
Office of International Exchange and International Education
For any other enquiries:
Office of the Secretariate
Q6. Where can I find a map of the University?