Soochow University 東吳大學

學校簡介 About Us

Soochow University (SU), as the oldest and the first private university in Taiwan, has been committed to higher education for more than 120 years. It has become a renowned and leading academic institution in Asia, and has developed partnership with more than 330 outstanding higher education and research institutes internationally.

SU has two campuses: the Waishuanghsi campus in Shilin District and the Downtown campus in Zhongzheng District. Transportation between the two campuses is convenient. Both campuses have their own unique cultural and academic resources and distinctive learning environments.

The Waishuanghsi campus is located at the cultural axis of Taipei City. Near the National Palace Museum, among lush green hills and a clear stream flowing by, the Waishuanghsi Campus presents a spectacular view of the surrounding hills and offers students a superior study environment. The School of Arts & Social Sciences, School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, School of Science, and School of Big-Data Management are located on this campus.

The School of Law, School of Business, and the School of Extension Education are located at the Downtown Campus in the administrative and commercial center of Taipei. The faculty and students can perform their academic work using the rich resources offered by adjacent administrative and commercial institutions as well as libraries.

系所介紹 Academics

  • School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 
    The School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences was established in 1970 on the philosophy of "enhancing cultural literacy and addressing social concerns". It includes the Department of Chinese Literature, the Department of History, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Political Science, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Social Work, the Department of Music, the Center for Teacher Education, and the Program of Human Rights, the Creative Humanities Program, and the Non-profit Organization Management Program. These eleven teaching academies are developing cross-department curricula, strengthening practical and experimental courses, encouraging further development of programs, students, and teachers, and expanding domestic and international academic and practical cooperation and exchanges to cultivate outstanding talents in social and humanities studies.
  • School of Foreign Languages and Cultures 
    As part of the School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Japanese Language and Culture, the Department of German Language and Culture, and the Language Center are all designed to develop talented foreign language students to become experts possessing "excellent language skills," "foreign language and humanities skills," "cross-cultural communication skills," and "global perspectives." Our research primarily focuses on "foreign language, literature and culture," including publishing journals and conducting seminars. Much of the efforts are devoted to expanding the worldview of students by providing them with advanced and well-rounded facilities as part of a full range learning environment.
  • School of Science 
    The School of Sciences' educational goal is to cultivate a habit of practical and analytical thinking, a good grasp of basic scientific theories, the ability to integrate various technology applications, an open mind, and a well-developed sense of academic ethics. The Department of Mathematics, the Department of Physics, the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Microbiology, the Department of Psychology, and Forensic Science Program all have the characteristics of "placing equal emphasis on both the theoretical and the practical, dividing classes into small lab and practice groups, establishing off-campus internship and university-industry partnerships to provide internship in a real world environment, and focusing on innovative teaching strategies to enhance teaching effectiveness." We pay special attention to individual teachers' professional research and interdisciplinary research groups. Our active teaching and abundant research capacity is the basis for the implementation of numerous projects supported by grants from various ministries and industries, and have annually resulted in a fruitful harvest of awards and patents.
  • School of Law 
    The School of Law upholds the motto "Unto A Full Grown Man" in cultivating modern legal professionals with a world view and continues to improve the quality of legal education with unremitting diligence. By integrating the Teaching Excellence Program with specialization in research, promoting a two-way teaching methodology, placing equal weight on theory and practice, designing well-rounded curriculums, inviting highly qualified teachers to teach, nurturing high-level legal talents, promoting international and cross-strait legal exchanges, expanding an all-inclusive worldview, encouraging participation in community service, cultivating professional ethics and concern for the wellbeing of the people, we aim at helping transform each student into a person with proper legal personality, and thereby contributing member to society.
  • School of Business 
    The School of Business adheres to an honest and steady learning style. In addition to strengthening the professional training of students in business management, the school emphasizes the need to improve literacy in humanities. With "high quality teaching," "research specialization," "open worldview," and "proactive services and guidance" as its educational philosophy, the school is committed to turning students into high-class business talents possessing high ethical and moral qualities, an international outlook, and professionalism. In response to the trend for innovation and risk management in a knowledge-based economy, the school integrated teacher resources from the Department of Economics, Department of Accounting, Department of Business Administration, Department of International Business, Department of Financial Engineering and Actuarial Mathematics, and Department of Computer Science and Information Management to offer the "Technology Management Program" and "Finance Program," as a way of promoting interdisciplinary courses to help expand the area of diverse learning for our students.
  • School of Big Data Management
    The School of Big Data Management is the first domestic academic institution that mainly focuses on the management of big data (huge amount of information with large scale data set). The School will officially begin in September 2015, enrolling 90 undergraduate and 20 graduate level students. At the initial stage our research and development will be focusing on actual practice of big data analysis and management applications. Much stress will be put on industry-academic collaboration, and knowledge application integration to develop big data management professionals for the new century.

收費標準 Fees


  • Liberal Arts and Social Sciences;Foreign Languages and Cultures;Law
    • Around US$ 1,730
  • Business(not including Computer Scienceand Information Management)
    • Around US$ 1,750
  • Science;Big Data Management; Computer Science and Information Management
    • Around US$ 2,000
  • Music
    • Around US$ 2,020


  • SU has 3 on-campus housing dormitories and 4 off-campus Housing dormitory.
  • The fees are around US$370-2600/person/semester (depend which type of room you choose)

Living Cost

  • US$350~430 /month

獎學金 Scholarships

  • Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program
  • Soochow University International Student Scholarship Implementation Measures
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides “Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Scholarship”
  • Soochow University Oversea Students Admission Scholarship Issuance Guidelines

聯絡方式 Contact Us

Admission Division

Tel: +886-2-28819471 ext.6068

Office Hours: 8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00, Monday to Friday




International Affairs Center

Tel: +886-2-28819471 ext.5367

Office Hours: 8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00, Monday to Friday