The predecessor of National Taiwan Sport University, National College of Physical Education and Sports, was founded in July, 1987, in “Linkou Chung-Cheng Sports Complex” as the first college specializes in sports in the country. After being elevated and renamed the National Taiwan Sport University in August, 2009, it was still the first university focusing on physical education. Since its establishment, NTSU has been awarded the unique missions and responsibilities including connecting national policies in physical education, linking up with social development, winning medals from international competitions as well as educating sport professionals.
In 1987, National College of Physical Education and Sports, the first university specialized in sports in Taiwan, was founded in Guishan, Taoyuan. With dedication of the former presidents and the teaching group, after over two decades of development and innovation, the school became the most competitive sport university in the country.
In 2008, the College was elevated to university status and renamed the National Taiwan Sport University. The university is athletics, health and recreation-oriented with the vision of becoming the top university in the fields. It intends to be the top sport university that integrates Taiwan higher education, athletics and science research, and Olympic Campus. With its modern and international teaching environment, the university will become a heavyweight institution in East Asia and cultivate many athletics, health and leisure sports professionals.
The 62-hectare campus consists of five areas: the Administration and Teaching Area, the Sport Training Area, the Living Quarters, the Recreation Area and the Outdoor Recreation Area.
To deepen foundation and upgrade its level, the university has set up five teaching and research departments including College of Athletics, College of Physical Education, College of Exercise and Health Sciences, College of Management and Committee for General Education.
NTSU campus is blueprinted using the concept of “An Olympic Campus”. Excellent teaching environment and creativity in architecture demonstrate the university's unique features and functions. A Holistic Sport Knowledge System, collaboratively developed from all departments will eventually respond to the athletics and health recreation related academic areas vertically and horizontally.
NTSU aims to cultivate students with ELITE qualities, namely Excellence, Love, International scope, Top and Effectiveness. The university is developing with the view to become an Asia's Top and world-class sport university.
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|MSc & MPE program in International Sports Coaching Science||Master||Community Service||College of Athletics||All in English||2016-09-01||2017-06-30|