World League
Tamkang University

Taiwan

Tamkang University, No. 151, Yingzhuan Rd. Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City, 25137 Taiwan

649 World
rank
21 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1950
Short name:
TKU
Type:
Private
Students:
28110
Faculty:
1040
Faculty/Students Ratio:
27
:
1
Web-site:
tku.edu.tw
Region:
Asia
Location:
Tamsui, New Taipei
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 649 27.001
Teaching 653 18.311
Research 523 33.084
International Diversity 556 28.075
Financial Sustainability 643 30.418
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 692 5.9
Research Perfomance Rankings 637 22.552
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TEACHING
World Rank: 653
Country rank: 22
Score: 18.311
League: World League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 523
Country rank: 17
Score: 33.084
League: World League
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 556
Country rank: 9
Score: 28.075
League: World League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 643
Country rank: 24
Score: 30.418
League: World League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1950 as Tamkang Junior College of English, TKU was the first private college in Taiwan. It became Tamkang College of Arts and Sciences in 1958, before being renamed as Tamkang University in 1980. As one of the first-established schools of higher education, TKU now has four campuses: the Tamsui Campus, the Taipei Campus, the Lanyang Campus, and the Cyber Campus; and nine colleges, with a total of over 28,000 students, more than 2,200 faculty and staff members, and over 220,000 alumni. Tamkang is a university of ideals, vision, and creativity. It sees the pursuit of excellence and ongoing innovation as the primary means of achieving sustainable management. In the 64 years since its foundation, TKU has focused on developing academic research, teaching, and learning services with an innovative spirit.

Mission Statement

Tamkang University is a top quality institution in higher education in Taiwan. Its mission is threefold: to nurture talent in ambitious souls, to establish a new culture for the society, and to maintain Tamkang's venerable heritage.