About Us


Center Introduction

Based on the Article 7 of the Regulations for the Organization of Shu-Te University, International Teaching and Language Center has been established to provide students, faculty, staff and members of the public with a wide range of English/Chinese/foreign language courses and testing services with a goal to help them enhance their language proficiency in bilingual programs. .

Our Organization

  1. The ITLC is headed by one director, and the chair of the Applied Foreign Languages Department shall serve as the director in charge of the comprehensive affairs of the Center.
  2. The ITLC has set up three divisions: the Foreign Languages Teaching Division, the Chinese Language Teaching Division, and the Language Certification Division. Each division is headed by one chief respectively, and each chief is responsible for assisting the director in handling the comprehensive affairs of the Center.
  3. Job description of each division is listed as below:
  • Foreign Languages Teaching Division: Planning and teaching the school common curricula for foreign languages.
  • Chinese Teaching Division: Planning and teaching the school common curricula for Chinese language.
  • Language Certification Division: Holding the language proficiency tests for English, Chinese, and other languages.
  • Bilingual Program Division: Planning, promoting and conducting bilingual degrees and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Handle plan, coordinate, and offer the school general languages courses.
  2. Guide students in the areas of course registration and take language courses, and hold the course-related activities.
  3. Host the language proficiency tests on- and off- campus.
  4. Edit and publish language-related teaching materials and develop all coursewares for language teaching.
  5. Offer language study courses and promote the language training programs sponsored by public or private institutions.
  6. Assist all units in the school to improve bilingual web pages.
  7. Coordinate various professional colleges and promote the bilingual credit courses.
  8. Integrate distance teaching resources inside and outside the school, and establish a bilingual bachelor degree program.
  9. Other matters related to the purpose of the Center.

Our Location

The Shu-Te University (STU) is located at the center of Shensheui university town at Yanchao District, Kaohsiung City. It is neighbored by four other universities: National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Science, National Kaohsiung Normal University, and I-Shou University. The University resides closely by two freeways and Ci-Nan highway, and it is on the way to many Kaohsiung-Pingtung nature attractions. The STU has provided the shuttle buses to/from the Kaohsiung International Airport, the Zuoying Station of the Taiwan High Speed Rail, and the Kaohsiung Station as well as the Nanzi Station of the Taiwan Railways Administration.

The direction to the campus of the STU is shown on the map below. The LCC is located on the third floor of the Library Building of the STU campus.