Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences

Organization profile

Organization profile

The undergraduate program was founded in August 2013 to cultivate students’ basic competency of Hakka language, culture, and social sciences and to develop talents with multi-culture, public vision, and international viewpoints. Undergraduate study curriculum planning aims to provide students with essential interdisciplinary training. The teaching is innovative, diverse, and practical and serves to prepare them for the future job market. It focuses on building a foundation of academic theories for the practice of Hakka research. Department teachers come from the academic fields of language, literature, society, culture, politics, economy, policy, and law. The various interdisciplinary courses and teaching and research design are based on theories and practice. The department values the connection with overseas Hakka associations, international Hakka research, and humanities and social science research communities. Through different research projects, academic conferences, and the fellowship of Hakka entrepreneurs, it enhances international interaction and exchange and strengthens students’ connection through time and with an international vision.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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