Purposes of education
Founded in 2004, the Department of Taiwan Language and Communication is the first educational unit of humanity and social sciences in NUU .
Recognizing the loses of local cultures, this department is endowed with duties of cultivating talents of local culture and languages in order to bring Taiwan languages and culture to the world. Our educational purposes include:
(1) training advocates who have solid knowledge of local culture and languages in order to speak for the minorities
(2) training media workers who respect plural ethnic cultures
(3) training proponents of Taiwan culture who have global view and broadened horizon.
Ten years after its foundation, the graduate program of the department is to be established in 2014.