School of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of Humanities and Social Sciences was established on August 1, 2007. Since National Yang Ming University is a bio and medical university, the focus of research and development of this school will be those fields that are related to bio and medical sciences in some ways. The first two institutes starting from Fall, 2008 are Institute of Science, Technology and Society (abbrev. Institute of STS), and Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition. Institute of STS emphasizes on science studies, sociology of medicine and sexuality, and ethics of genetic technology. Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition emphasizes on consciousness research and philosophical issues of brain science.
New additions to School of Humanities and Social Sciences under planning will be Institute of History and Philosophy of Science, Institute of Gender Studies, Institute of Sociology and the Bachelor Degree of Arts Program in Humanities and Social Sciences. The School also offers a high quality and diverse curriculum in general education for undergraduate students of NYMU, through Education Center for Humanities and Social Sciences.
Tel: 886-2-28267000 ext. 6197