Adds: No.1, Shuren St., Dahan Village, Sincheng Township, Hualien County, R.O.C
The Dahan Junior College of Engineering and Business, the predecessor of Dahan Institute of Technology, was established in 1977 by its co-founders Mr. Chao-Gan Lin, Kun-Zhong Lin, De-Xing Kang and So-Chun Yang. Mr. Chao-Gan Lin was named the first director and Mr. Lain-Chung Bee was appointed as the first president.
In 1977, Ministry of Education approved the request of starting providing five-year college programs in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering.
In 1979, Yang, So-Chun was named the second president of the college.
In 1980, the college expanded and added two disciplines including International Trading and Financial Taxation.
In 1982, the college offered a two-year evening program in Civil Engineering.
In 1983, the college rolled out a five-year day-time program in Accounting and Statistics as well as a two-year evening program in Financial Taxation.
In 1985, Mr. Chen-Gin, the Dean of Academic Affairs, was appointed as the intern president.
In 1989, the Ministry of Education formed the College Management Committee to supervise Dahan Junior College. Professor Dan-Ming Hung served as the intern president.
In 1900, Professor Sun-Ping Lin from Taiwan Technology College was appointed as the president.
In 1991, the college rolled out a two-year evening program in International Trading. In 1992, the five-year program in Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering was reformed into the two-year program in Resources Engineering. Meanwhile, the school offered a two-year evening program in Mechanical Engineering.
In October 1994, Chen-Zhou Group donated and reorganized the board of directors. Mr. Ji-Cheng Liao was named the director and Dr. Louis K. Chang was appointed as the president.
In 1994, the five-year programs in Financial Taxation and Accounting Statistics were replaced by the two-year junior college programs in Business Administration and Accounting Statistics, respectively. In addition, the college provided a new two-year evening program in Accounting Statistics.
In 1995, the five-year program in Logistics Management and the two-year evening program in Resource Engineering started recruiting new students. The two-year program in Financial Taxation was resumed. The college also renovated the Business Building, the Management Building and the front gate.
In 1996, the college introduced various two-year programs in Civil Engineering specialized in Surveying, international trading, and a two-year evening program in Business Administration.
In 1997, the two-year program in Computer Science & Information Engineering was established.
In 1998, the request for preparation for Dahan Institute of Technology was approved by the Ministry of Education. The college meanwhile added a two-year program in Computer and Communication Engineering.
On Aug 1st, 1999, Dahan Junior College of Engineering and Business, approved by the Ministry of Education, was reformed as Dahan Institute of Technology.
In 2001, Accounting Statistics Department was renamed as Accounting Information Department.
In 2003, Accounting Information Department was renamed as Financial Banking Department. In addition, a two-year program in Recreational Sports Management was offered.
In 2004, Dr. Tze-Li Kang was appointed as the President.
In 2005, the Department of Leisure Business Management was established.
In 2008, the Department of Tourism Management was established.
In 2009, Dr. Pey-Shiuan Song was appointed as the President.
In 2010, the Department of Jewelry Technology was established.
In 2011, the Programs for Master Degree of Business Administration in Logistics and Marketing Management were established.
In 2012, the Programs for Master Degree of Science in Civil Engineering & Environmental Resources Management were established.
In 2016, the Department of Leisure Business Management and the Department of Recreational Sports Management was integrated into the Department of Leisure and Recreational Sports Management.
In 2016, the Department of Tourism Management was reformed as the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management.
In 2019, the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Department of Leisure and Recreational Sports Management was combined into the Department of Recreation and Hospitality Management.