Our department has been established for more than fifty years. It has made tremendous progress in terms of enrollment size, faculty performance, educational achievement and honor of scholarship. In terms of research achievements, there are many research projects granted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, a fact which attests to the high standard of the scholarship of our department. As for domestic and international scholarly activities, we often have collaboration with institutions such as Academia Sinica, Academia Historica, National Archives Administration, National Palace Museum, Tokyo University, Université catholique de Louvain, China Academy of Social Sciences, etc. for teaching plans, exchange programs, or research projects. The department has also carried out a variety of academic exchanges. Funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education and the Fulbright Program, scholars from USA, Germany, Belgium, Japan and Mainland China have come to teach as guest professors in the department. In addition, we also periodically sponsor or entrusted to organize a variety of workshops, symposiums and conferences. There are a number of scholarly journals published by the department. The Journal of the History Department, NCCU – peer-reviewed and highly esteemed – is ranked as a THCI Journal by the Ministry of Science and Technology.