Government Institutions

Ministry of Culture
The Ministry consists of 12 departments, a secretariat and a permanent legal committee. The Ministry also supervises 19 subordinate organizations and 9 overseas offices, with plans to expand the number of overseas locations in the near future.
Department of Culture Affairs, New Taipei City Government
By upholding the principles of being forward-looking, innovative, sustainable as well as answering the needs of New Taipei citizens, the Department is dedicated to combining culture and industry, carrying out community empowerment, encouraging regeneration and reuse of cultural heritage as well as promoting local culture to global audience. The aims are to provide citizens a top-quality cultural life and to exhibit the new cultural atmosphere of "New Taipei City".
Department of Culture Affairs, Taipei City Government
the Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government has brought significant issues regarding cultural policy to the public's attention, and has been instrumental in presenting numerous public events to enhance the city's cultural life.

Associations and Foundations

National Culture and Arts Foundation
Since its establishment in January of 1996, the National Culture and Arts Foundation has pursued its goal of fostering the cultural environment in Taiwan through project funding. The National Culture and Arts Foundation Founding Provisions clearly delineates NCAF's scope of service as: supervising cultural programs, subsidizing cultural undertakings, awarding grants to arts professionals and implementing the cultural mission set forth in the foundation's grant regulations.
Chinese Association of Museums
Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) is organized by museums and museum professionals in Taiwan. Currently there are 84 institutional members and over 300 individual members. CAM’s main services to its members is providing information, holding professional activities, personnel training and consultations, and publications on the museum profession.
Taiwan Society for Anthropology and Ethnology
In recent years, in order to strengthen our sense of community and to address the ever-changing social reality of Taiwan, TSAE has reorganized itself as a platform of dialogues for scholars and students committed to anthropology.
Taiwan Humanities Society
Taiwan Humanities Society (THS) was founded in 2009 by a group of Taiwan-based humanistic scholars and art workers. THS is devoted to coordinating Taiwan’s humanistic scholars and resources, substantiating Taiwan’s humanistic studies, enhancing interdisciplinary collaborations, and promoting the dialogue between local and international academic communities.

Research and Exhibition

National Central Library
The National Central Library (NCL) is the sole national library of Taiwan. Its mission is to acquire, catalog, and preserve national publications for government, research and general public use. The library also assists research, sponsors educational activities, promotes librarianship, carries out international exchange activities, and strengthens cooperation between domestic and foreign libraries. The library also supports Sinological research through the affiliated Center for Chinese Studies (CCS). As a research library, the NCL encourages staff members to conduct research in specialized fields. The NCL also cooperates with publishers and other libraries to develop its role as a leading center for knowledge and information resources and services in Taiwan.
National Palace Museum
The collection of cultural artifacts held inside the National Palace Museum consists an enormous treasure trove of objects from the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Development of the Museum is closely connected to the social changes of modern China. Thirteen years after the founding of the Republic of China, the last Qing Emperor Puyi was exiled from the Forbidden City. The cultural artifacts left within the palaces were collectively itemized, and a National Palace Museum was born.
Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program
The "Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program" (TELDAP) was officially launched on January 1, 2008. TELDAP is aimed to creatively promote national digital archives and e-learning applications and facilitate the development of Taiwan's culture, society, industry and economy, followed by disseminating Taiwan's experience in the international community to expand Taiwan's international space and sustainably maintaining important cultural assets of our nation and the development of e-learning's application in industry, academic research and education.
National Museum of History
Through a service policy and core values of dedication, pragmatic and professional service, sharing, and innovative development, the NMH has established a national museum with a vast international perspective. The primary aim is to provide visitors to the museum with an elegant and multifaceted learning environment.
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
The NTMOFA is dedicated to the education and promotion of visual arts. It places great emphasis on collecting works by Taiwanese artists and exploring unique characteristics of modern and contemporary Taiwanese arts. Its aims are: to organize the most diverse range of themed visual art exhibitions, to foster long-term art exchanges with overseas institutions, to actively participate in major international events, to promote art education, and to provide the public with a pleasing and multi-faceted environment for viewing art.
Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Originally under the supervision of the Educational Affairs Bureau of the Taipei City Government, the museum was transferred to the Cultural Affairs Bureau when the bureau was established on November 6, 1999.


Taipei National University of the Arts
The TNUA has six schools covering major areas in arts and culture: Music, Fine Arts, Theatre Arts, Dance, Film and New Media, and Culture Resources. Its comprehensiveness and range of facilities-including a concert hall, dance theater, theater, movie theater and fine arts museum-are rare among the world’s universities. It is an ideal training ground for arts talents through a pedagogy that places equal emphases on the academic and practical sides.
Tainan National University of the Arts
Tainan National University of the Arts (TNNUA) is a professional art university built on the core values of "nourishing life with the arts, caring for the community, and benefiting of all mankind. The three major educational concepts of the school are "being locally and globally minded", "keeping with tradition while fostering innovation", and "pursuing creativity and real-world application" which build an aesthetic sensibilities education, inspire creativity, and integrate art into our lives in a superior learning environment. TNNUA enables students to blossom into ambitious, disciplined, compassionate, and highly skillful professionals in a variety of areas pertaining to culture and the arts.

President's Message

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The National Taiwan University of Arts is a vibrant community of art creation and academic scholarship. Established in 1955, the NTUA is kno...

Dean's Welcome

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After three-years preparation, the College of Humanities at the National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA) is proud to announce the establishment of th...

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