News Updates

[Announcement] Important Announcement for IPUG students

Dear all,
Starting from the Academic Year of 2014, the IPUG makes adjustments for requirement of credits, supervision system, and course registrations. Please read closely to the following announcements:...

New Releases! Urban Complexity and Planning: Theories and Computer Simulations

Dear All,
Congratulations to our Director, Prof. Shih-Kung Lai, on the publication of the book!
Urban Complexity and Planning: Theories and Computer Simulations...

Application for Fall semester 2014 will soon start!

Dear all,
The application for Fall semester will soon start!
The application period is from February 1st to April 31st. Please go to the NTPU website to do online application first. For more details and required documents, please refer to our website...

Course Adding/Dropping Time Period: February 18th to 27th

Dear all, The course adding/dropping for Spring 2014 is from February 18th to 27th. Those who would like to take Chinese course are also required to add the course during this time. Remember to select your courses.

International Visiting Scholars in November and December!

Dear all,
In the following two months, IPUG is going to invite 3 international distinguished scholars to give lectures and have some discussions with you in the Seminar class. It is a great opportunity for all of you to interact with international scholars!...

[Notification] New Director and Academic Staff

The IPUG director is Prof Jain-Rong Su, the Dean of College of Public Affairs. (term of service: from August 1st, 2014 to July 31st, 2015) Due to his heavy workload, the Dean delegates the management of the IPUG program to the academic staffs from the Institute of Urban Planning...

Academic Updates


May 6th: Land Use Regulations and Property Values: The “Windfalls Capture” idea viewed from a Cross-National Perspective


April 29th: In Search of Asian Urbanisms: The Limited Visibility and the Intellectual Impasse by Prof Nihal Perera


Mar. 31st: Avoiding Plagiarism: Ethical Research and Writing by Prof Thomas W. Haase


Dec. 4th: Institutional Design for Urban Governance under Global Urbanization by Prof Ernest Alexander


Dec. 9th: Quantifying Urbanisation in the US: the Scale and Phase Problems by Dr. Nikhil Kaza


Nov. 20th: Sustainable Urban Development in Provincial China by prof David Edelman


Fall Semester: from Feb. 1st to Apr. 30th
Spring Semester: from Sep. 1st to Oct. 31st

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