National Defense University (Republic of China)

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Location
24°56'03"N
121°18'24"E
Country
 Taiwan
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National Defense University (NDU; Chinese: 國防大學; pinyin: Guófáng Dàxué) is a military academy located in Bade District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan.

History

The university was established in May 2000 by merging Armed Forces University, National Defense Medical College, National Defense Management College and Chung Cheng Institute of Technology.

Faculties

War College (option) Army Command and Staff College (option) Naval Command and Staff College (option) Air Command and Staff College (option) Political Warfare College (option) Management College (option) Institute of Technology (option)

Presidents

Armed Forces University

Pi Tsung-gan (August 1959 – August 1964) Yu Po-chuan (16 August 1968 – 1 December 1969) Chiang Ching-kuo (16 August 1975 – 6 April 1980) Wang Tuo-nien (7 April 1980 – 31 December 1983) Yen Pai-chien (1 January 1984 – 30 April 1987) Luo Ben-li (1 May 1987 – 4 December 1989) Wang Tuo-chih (5 December 1989 – 30 April 1992) Yeh Chang-tung 葉昌桐 (1 May 1992 – 30 April 1994) Cheng Bang-chih (1 May 1994 – 30 June 1996) Lee Chen-lin (1 July 1996 – 31 January 1999) Hsia Ying-chou (1 February 1999 – 7 May 2000)

National Defense University

Hsia Ying-chou (8 May 2000 – 31 January 2002) Chen Chen-hsiang (1 February 2002 – 31 August 2003) Hsieh Chien-tung (1 September 2003 – 31 May 2005) Fei Hung-po 費鴻波 (1 June 2005 – 15 February 2006) Tseng Jing-ling (16 February 2006 – 31 October 2008) Chin Nai-chieh 1 November 2008 – 15 May 2011) Adm. Chen Yeong-kang (16 May 2011 – 31 August 2012) Gen. Chiu Kuo-cheng (1 September 2012 – 31 July 2014) Cheng Te-mei (1 August 2014 – 31 October 2015) Wu Wan-chiao (1 November 2015 – 31 March 2019) Wang Shin-lung (1 April 2019 – 30 June 2021) Chang Che-ping (since 1 July 2021)

Transportation

The university is accessible South West from Yingge Station of Taiwan Railways.

Notable alumni

Chen Chao-min, Minister of National Defense (2008-2009) Feng Shih-kuan, Minister of National Defense (2016–2018) Lee Shying-jow, Minister of Veterans Affairs Council (2016–2018) Tseng Jing-ling, Minister of Veterans Affairs Council (2009–2013) Yang Kuo-chiang, Director-General of the National Security Bureau (2015–2016)
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