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National Yang Ming University

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Founded in 1974, National Yang-Ming University, formerly known as National Yang-Ming College of Medicine, has been adhering to the school motto of "benevolent mind and art, putting knowledge into practice" while training excellent humane doctors to provide service by solving medical problems in remote and rural areas. Graduated in 1982, the first government-sponsored class of the Faculty of Medicine was sent to public clinics and hospitals. Since then, graduates have penetrated all corners of Taiwan and became pioneers in basic healthcare services. In order to cultivate a new generation of professional medical talents, the university began to expand its disciplines into biomedicine. In 1994, it was promoted to "National Yang-Ming University" and became the first medicine-oriented comprehensive university in Taiwan. As time went on, the School of Medical Technology and Engineering, the School of Life Sciences, the Center for General Studies, and the School of Nursing was established. Finally, a School of Dentistry was established in 2000 and also became a research university focusing on medicine and biotechnology. The university has been endeavoring to develop academic research. Based on the school motto: "benevolent mind and art, putting knowledge into practice," it expects to both pursue academic excellence and be concerned for humanity. Thus, it has been enthusiastic at pursuing new knowledge, and apply it to teaching and research; this has led to the establishment of an extraordinary culture and an excellent tradition in academic research. In the area of teaching, it aims to develop students' self-learning and independent thinking skills in accordance with the explicit educational philosophy of attempting to cultivate leaders with a sound fundamental knowledge, strong humanistic concerns and critical thinking ability. In the past 30 years, the university has trained many excellent doctors who have worked in remote areas and contributed significantly to the development of society; on the other hand, it has also trained excellent biomedical researchers who made very important contributions to the future of the country. Many of the active leaders in the field of biomedical science are alumni.

Country Taiwan
School name National Yang Ming University
City Taipei
Degree Bachelor, Master, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
School of Medicine
School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
School of Life Sciences
School of Nursing
School of Dentistry
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Center for General Education
Faculty
(Graduate)
School of Medicine
School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
School of Life Sciences
School of Nursing
School of Dentistry
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Center for General Education
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment National
Language used in the class Chinese, English
Religious background N/A
Year of foundation 1975
The number of students (Undergraduate) 2,051
The number of students (Graduate) 2,528
Test required for admission Document reviewing
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 401-500
QS Rank (2013 rankings) 295
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address No.155, Sec.2, Linong Street, Taipei, 112 Taiwan (ROC)
Link to official website http://nymu-e.web.ym.edu.tw/front/bin/home.phtml
Link to contact website http://nymu-e.web.ym.edu.tw/front/bin/sitemap.phtml