We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Teachers' university gets some class

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is so-called because it trained teachers. It was founded... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
Learning Chinese

The National Taiwan Normal University, locally known as 'Shida', is probably the best place where... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Steeve P
via mobile
Read all 49 reviews
All photos (50)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
20 Apr 2018
“Teachers' university gets some class”
1 Apr 2018
“Learning Chinese ”
No.162, Section 1, Heping East Road, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 7734 1111
Reviews (49)
Filter reviews
8 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 20 April 2018

National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) is so-called because it trained teachers. It was founded in the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945). In Japan, "normal" universities train teachers. NTNU is universally known as "Shr Da." The campus is quite pleasant, most of the students are female.

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The National Taiwan Normal University, locally known as 'Shida', is probably the best place where to learn Mandarin on the island. I learned here for two months during the summer. It was really good and not too expensive. The classrooms are comfortable and the teachers...More

Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 23 October 2016

National Taiwan Nornal University is known as "Shr Da." "Normal" means that it is a university that educates teachers. the campus is quite pleasant. There is a saying "Shr Da meio mei nyu," which means "Shr Da has no pretty girls." Pay a visit and...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It was built in 1922 when Taiwan was still colonized by Japan, so it's buildings are so traditional that you couldn't resist to watch and touch the wall more.

2  Thank badten16
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

I studied here at the mandarin language school for a year. They're one of the most renowned Chinese language school in the country and hundreds of foreigners come here to study Chinese yearly. The campus is strategically located near Yongkang Street where a lot of...More

Thank bloodbubble
Reviewed 19 June 2015

It's a university that used to educate teacher to be, but now it's open to everyone. They have excellent Chinese program for international students. It's a national school so there are a few buildings that are very traditional and well preserved, but the school itself...More

2  Thank Astrawhatandahalf
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Went to use the University library here and everybody was very helpful. I love looking round also and I'm beautiful place. Well worth visiting.

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 5 April 2013

I studied Chinese at the Language School for a few years beginning in Sept 1991. I found the courses rather rigid, but extremely helpful during my first few years of language learning. My goal was to develop my speaking skills so I later moved to...More

1  Thank need2divetw
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 59 nearby hotels
Inhouse Residence
34 reviews
.12 miles away
Good More Hotel - Shida
35 reviews
.22 miles away
Shin Her Hotel
2 reviews
.26 miles away
Li Yuan Hotel
46 reviews
.34 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,878 nearby restaurants
Minimal Cafe
44 reviews
.15 miles away
Bambi Bambi Brunch
23 reviews
.14 miles away
Saliya - NTNU Store
17 reviews
.12 miles away
Ganquan Yu Mian
9 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 142 nearby attractions
National Taiwan University
590 reviews
.23 miles away
Cingtian Ciliou
72 reviews
.35 miles away
Liang Shi Qiu's Residence
6 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from National Taiwan Normal University staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines