The College of International Affairs was included in the University mid- and long-term development plans of 1992 to 2001. There were seven educational goals according to the plan, and the second one is to integrate academic resources, nurture talents of international affairs for our country, response to the demand of liberalization for national development, break the limit of international situation, promote the level of development, and promote our international status in the process of internationalization. To reach these goals, initiative plans began in 1993 with intensive discussions and framework-building to meet the required terms for establishing a college. Permission was granted by the Ministry of Education in 2000, and the following year saw the official operation of the College with Dr. Deng-ker Lee, professor of the Department of Diplomacy, as the first Dean. The Second Dean is In-ming Lee, professor of the Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies. The current Dean is Chung-chian Teng, professor of the Department of Diplomacy.