National Taiwan University (NTU)


National Taiwan University (NTU) is the most prestigious institute of higher education in Taiwan. NTU has a proud tradition of excellence going back to 1928. It encompasses 11 colleges, 54 departments, 105 graduate institutes as well as 7 cross-discipline graduate programs.

NTU is committed to producing outstanding innovation in a wide array of fields. Powered by NTU’s national and international research hubs, NTU leads many cutting-edge research programs in science and engineering, medicine, life science, agriculture and social sciences. It is internationally recognized as a pioneer in translational research, and is acclaimed for its world-leading breakthrough in chip design.

NTU is dedicated to the concept of the flipped classroom, and its MOOCs projects have won multiple international awards. Since 2013, NTU has continuously produced the most popular and impactful Coursera courses among the Chinese world and Asia. With its high-quality MOOCs, NTU takes pride in serving the entire world as the ultimate gateway to both the rich Chinese traditional culture and the most innovative teaching in Asia.

NTU equips all students with teamwork capabilities and problem-solving skills: the Creativity and Entrepreneurship Program, for example, has helped kick-start the careers of many student teams. NTU is an optimal environment for students to make the most of a well-rounded education.

A choice of credit-awarding short-term programs called NTU Plus Academy is offered in spring and summer to international applicants. They combine a rich academic program with first-hand experience of East Asian culture. Building on the motto of ‘Integrity, Diligence, Fidelity and Compassion’, NTU aspires to cultivate talent and contribute to national progress and global prosperity. It represents the portal through which international society can appreciate Chinese culture and East Asia.

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1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018

Region: Global
Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for National Taiwan University (NTU) published between 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the FC output for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

279 69.54

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject AC FC
Physical Sciences 147 27.68
Earth & Environmental Sciences 36 9.66
Chemistry 79 28.73
Life Sciences 44 10.61

Top articles by Altmetric score in current window

Biparental Inheritance of Mitochondrial DNA in Humans.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


Multidecadally resolved polarity oscillations during a geomagnetic excursion

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018

International vs. domestic collaboration by FC

  • 28.4% Domestic
  • 71.6% International

Note: Hover over the graph to view the percentage of collaboration.

Note: Collaboration is determined by the fractional count (FC), which is listed in parentheses.

Affiliated joint institutions and consortia

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