Nanyang Technological University

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is the fastest-rising Asian university in the world's top 50. NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international olympiad medallists from the region and beyond. Hailing from more than 70 countries, the university's 3,800-strong teaching and research staff bring dynamic international perspectives and years of solid industry experience.

Short Courses

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



Inaugurated on 1 July 1991, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) started out as a teaching university which has today transformed into a research-intensive global university.Its predecessor institution, Nanyang Technological Institute (NTI), was set up in 1981 on the grounds of the former Nanyang University to educate practice-oriented engineers for the burgeoning Singapore economy.


As a leading university, research is integral to NTU. It has a vibrant research culture and has created a name internationally for its work in fields such as advanced materials, biomedical engineering, clean energy and environment, computational biology, intelligent systems, nanotechnology and wireless and broadband communication.The strong research culture has resulted in many world-first inventions. In order to continue to contribute and excel at the highest level, NTU through its Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) has formed an advisory panel of several Nobel laureates.


Embracing administrative excellence, NTU also offers a unique professional career to its management and support members. Nestled amid lush greenery in the west of Singapore, it takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Yet, it offers you all of the adrenaline-pumping challenges no different from the fast-paced corporate world. Opportunities are abound for your professional development and growth if you also embrace excellence and challenges.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Student services

The iNTU portal provides a smooth one-stop access experience for NTU students, faculty and staff. You only have to sign on once to access:

  • NTU email
  • NTU courses schedules and registration
  • NTU online library with eJournals, databases and exam papers
  • Online course material through NTULearn
  • NTU calendar
  • NTU podcasts of lectures

Library services

Art, Design & Media Library

Business LibraryChinese LibraryCommunication & Information LibraryHumanities & Social Sciences Library Lee Wee Nam LibraryWang Gungwu LibraryLibrary Outpost

Student Life

Campus life

It is no secret that hall residents get so much more out of their undergraduate experience as compared to those who commute. They very quickly settle in to university life and become comfortable with the campus environment.

International students are advised to make arrangements for housing before they depart for Singapore. Besides on-campus housing, NTU students live off-campus in student hostels or rent rooms in private homes near by.If you intend to apply for on-campus housing, please do so before the relevant deadline.

Sports facilities

  • 400m Running Track
  • Artificial Turf Main Field
  • Artificial Turf Multipurpose Field
  • Archery Range
  • Cricket Practice Cage
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Sports & Recreation Centre
  • Hall of Residence
  • Multipurpose Court
  • Sports & Recreation Centre
  • Hall of Residence
  • Street Soccer Court

Student clubs

The Nanyang Technological University Students’ Union (NTUSU) is governed by a set of rules specified in the Constitution and Regulations, which helps to ensure that the integrity of the Union. The office-bearers of the Union executes their roles and responsibilities with aligned objectives, as stated in the Constitution and Regulations.


  • They have been accredited by the AACSB for both business and accounting since 2005.
  • The Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) and the Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering) degrees are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Board of the Institute of Engineers, Singapore (IES).