TransWorld University (TWU) is located in beautiful Yunlin County in west-central Taiwan. It is near Sun Moon Lake and Alishan Mountain, two popular destinations in Taiwan. TransWorld University‘s motto is “Cherish honesty, Practice integrity” and is built on the four pillars of Sincerity, Pragmatism, Creativity, LOHAS.
The University was officially founded in 1992 as Transworld Junior College of Commerce, a commerce-based junior college. It was officially upgraded to a four-year institute in 2000 and changed its name to Transworld Institute of Technology. On August 1, 2010, Transworld Institute of Technology is approved by the Ministry of Education as TransWorld University. In 2011, TransWorld University is honored with NT$60 million in the “Teaching Excellence Awards” from Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE). In 2013, TransWorld University is granted NT$45 million from MOE for the 2nd consecutive time. TWU has grown rapidly in its short history from a total of 750 students and 7 academic departments during its first semester to about 6,000 students and 14 departments and 5 graduate institutes today.