Department and Graduate Institute of Business Administration

Program Highlights

Formerly the Department of Commerce, this department was founded in 1948 and was an affiliate under the College of Law. In 1960, the Department of Commerce established three divisions. In 1985, the Division of Business Administration under the Department of Commerce was upgraded to the Department of Business Administration. In 1992, the Division of Business Administration and Industrial Administration were established under the Department of Business Administration, and in 2007, the Division of Industrial Administration was renamed to the Division of Technology Management. The master's and doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Business Administration were established in 1972 and 1987 respectively, with accomplished alumni spread all over well-known enterprises and academia in the business sector.


The Graduate School of Business Administration received Second Place in the Far East Asia, General Management section among the Best Business Departments listed by Eduniversal Ranking 2013/2014.


The department specializes in five academic fields: Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Marketing Management, Operations and Decision-Making Management, Technology and Innovation Management. Its future developments and objectives are headed towards the following directions: Enhance the research and teaching standards among its professors; cultivate talents in technological and systematical integration; become a leading organization in interdisciplinary academic research; and last but not least, strengthen academic ties with well-known foreign universities.


NTUBA provides students with:

  • Academic orientation that meets the needs of contemporary enterprises
  • Integrated and innovative course design
  • Professional faculty
  • Real world practice
  • Active and innovative extracurricular activities      
  • Plenty of research projects and internship opportunities
  • A prosperous future

Academic & Research Activities

An active organizer of various academic seminars on management, the department's  activities in recent years include: Sun Yun-Hsuan Management Forum, Academic Seminar for the Alumni of NTU Graduate School of Business Administration, International Seminar on Knowledge Management and Service Science, Academic Forum on the Management of Chinese Organizations, Military Operations Research and Model Simulations Forum, Seminar on Operations Management and Stochastic Programming, Supply Chain Management Forum, 100THAnniversary of R.O.C. Celebration & Military Operations Research and Model Simulations Forum, National Science Council (NSC) Final Presentation and Seminar on Management, Seminar on the Trends and Developments of Cloud Applications and Service Platforms, and the Joint Seminar on Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar Campus.


Academic collaborations with overseas universities include establishing student exchange and dual-degree programs with the Rutgers School of Business in New Jersey. Looking forward, more academic ties are in the making, such as dual-degree programs and visiting teachers exchange programs with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as visiting scholar programs with the University of Colorado Springs.