The University of Indianapolis holds a sister-school agreement with Tunghai University since November, 1990. The agreement authorizes opportunities for academic exchange and cooperation between the universities. These exchanges are conducted on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, in the fields of humanities, science, technology, the social sciences, communications and management. Such exchanges may include the involvement of professors, visiting scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, administrative staff, educational materials and cooperative efforts in research projects which are of interest to both parties.
Since it’s founding in 1955, Tunghai University has been an educational pioneer in higher education in Taiwan. The University early on recognized the importance of holistic education, emphasizing appreciation for the fine arts as well as developing competent graduates in their fields of expertise.
Tunghai University is located in Central Taiwan’s Taichung City. With a population of more than one million residents, a mild climate and home to the landmark Luce Chapel (one of Taiwan’s most photographed architectural masterpieces, by world-renouned architect I.M. Pei), Taichung City presents an ideal living and learning environment.
In this city, the University is located on a spacious, picturesque 345-acre hillside.
Tunghai University has long recognized the importance of cooperation with local industries and has developed a number of key research. These centers work closely with the neighboring Taichung Industrial Park and the new Central Taiwan High Technology Park to bring innovation to the market. Tunghai University has been one of Taiwan’s educational pioneers for almost five decades. The university has grown into six Colleges and a combined student body of 15,000 undergraduates and graduates. The University offers 33 undergraduate majors, 35 master degree programs, and 11 doctoral programs. Over 450 teachers, 100 teaching assistants and 260 staff members make up the personnel of this comprehensive university.