National University of Tainan

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Coordinates: 22°59′02″N 120°12′26″E / 22.98389°N 120.20722°E / 22.98389; 120.20722

National University of Tainan
Motto 仁、智、誠、正[1] (Chinese)
Motto in English
Mercy, Intelligence, Sincerity, Justice[2]
Type Public (National)
Established April 1898 (as Tainan Normal School)
August 2004 (as NUTN)
President Huang Hsiu-shuang (黃秀霜)
Academic staff
Undergraduates 4,195
Postgraduates 2,415
Location ,
Campus Urban,
29.281988 acres (0.1185 km²),
Secondary 296.50175 acres (1.1999 km²)[clarification needed]
National University of Tainan
Traditional Chinese 國立臺南大學
Simplified Chinese 国立台南大学

The National University of Tainan (NUTN; Chinese: 國立臺南大學; pinyin: Guólì Táinán Dàxué) is a university in East District, Tainan, Taiwan.


NUTN was founded during the Japanese rule as Tainan Normal School in April 1898. In January 1946, after handover to the Republic of China, the school was renamed Taiwan Provincial Tainan Normal School. In August 1962, the school was promoted to Taiwan Provincial Tainan Junior Teachers’ College. The college was then promoted to Taiwan Provincial Tainan Teachers’ College in July 1987. In July 1991, it was then again promoted as National Tainan Teachers’ College. In August 2004, the college was promoted and renamed National University of Tainan.[3]


NUTN has six colleges: Education, Environmental Sciences and Ecology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management, Performance and Visual Arts, and Science and Engineering



The university is accessible within walking distance south of Tainan Station of the Taiwan Railways.

Notable alumni

See also


  1. ^ "校訓 (Chinese)". NUTN. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  2. ^ "School Motto". NUTN. Archived from the original on 2014-09-04. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  3. ^

External links

  • National University of Tainan official website
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