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Global Incubator of Hospitality and Tourism Elites


in the 2024 QS World University Rankings for Hospitality and Leisure Management Studies

in the 2023 “Global Views Monthly” Magazine Survey of “Corporations’ Favorite University Graduates” in Hospitality & Leisure Management Ranking
in the 2023 "1111 Job Bank Survey" of Employers' Satisfaction with University Leisure and Recreation Studies Ranking
  National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT) is the first and only public university in Taiwan that has a distinguished reputation for hospitality and tourism education. NKUHT has been ranked among the world TOP 50 universities in the QS World University Ranking by Subject of “Hospitality and Leisure Management" 4 years in a row, leaped to 38th, and remained as the top of Taiwan in 2024. NKUHT, established in 1995, located in Kaohsiung City of Taiwan with wide range of degree programs including Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. Degrees as the following:
  • School of Hospitality Management
  • School of Tourism
  • School of Culinary Arts
  • International College
  • Committee for General Education

  Here are 4,245 students and 304 professors on campus currently. Meanwhile, the unique highlight partnership with “Le Cordon Bleu” which also located in NKUHT campus. NKUHT has more than a hundred international partner universities, such as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Yamaguchi University in Japan, University of South Florida in America, Institut Paul Bocuse in France, and Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland, covering 27 countries and 105 partner universities. Students frequently engage in international exchange programs, demonstrating a high degree of international mobility.
  In 2023, 73 students from NKUHT are going to Singapore for their international internships during semesters. Moreover, before the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak period, more than one-fourth of NKUHT students went abroad for internships in 17 countries across 4 continents. Furthermore, 4 core competences of NKUHT as “Humanity, Professionalism, Entrepreneurship, and Globalization” as fit into "Smart Implementation; Chic Innovation” in daily life upbringing.