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Programs Visiting Student Program
(for research purposes only, no courses and credits)
Academic Calendar Fall Semester : September to January
Spring Semester : February to June
*The Academic Year is from fall to spring (from September to June.)
*It will be suggested to start in fall if you would like to have one-year study at NTOU.
Number of
Exchange Students
can be Accepted
There is no limitation.
Period of
It depends on students and professors' discussion.
Degree Level
Available for
International Students
We accept students at undergraduate and graduate level.
Eligibility 1.Students must be enrolled at one of universities when they apply for and study at NTOU.
2.We recommend students to have good knowledge of English or Chinese to do the research or internship with professors.
3.Students have to obtain one of our professors' approval.
*You can find the contact information from the departments website.
Language of Instruction It depends on professors and students' discussion. Most of the instruction are in Chinese or English. Butm some of our professors are good at Japanese or other language, so they can communicate with the students in different ways.
Description 1.This program is for students who would like to have a research with our professors. Students are not be able to take courses or obtain credits from NTOU.
2.If you are interested in learning Chinese, you can take the intensive courses (fee-paying) at our Mandarin Learning and Education Center.
Application Package 1.CV(including your education background, contact information and etc.)
2.Research Plan(including the title and the content in one A4 page)
3.Health Certificate
4.Application for Dormitory(if you need)
5.Copy of Passport
6.Certificate of Enrollment or Copy of Student ID Card
7.A Formal Letter (issued by the home university to show the internship is one of the requirements of courses or graduation.)
Application Procedures STEP 1: Obtaining the Approval from one of our professors.
*Please show us the approval email when submitting the application.
STEP 2: Submitting the Application Package to NTOU
*We only need the scanned documents.
*If it takes time to wait for the health certificate, please email us the other documents first.
STEP 3: Waiting for the Result of Screening from NTOU.
STEP 4: After being admitted by NTOU, we'll send out the application package to the Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
STEP 5: After being admitted by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, we'll send you the Letter of Acceptance and the Approval Letter from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
**We won't send you any formal letter before the MOE's approval.
Application Deadline Please submit the application package at least 2 months before the date you plan to arrive in Taiwan.
Before your Arrival at NTOU
Description 1.Before coming to Taiwan, students have to apply for the proper visa(student visa) with the letter of Acceptance and other documents as the Taiwan Diplomatic Mission asks.
2.Please contact the Taiwan Diplomatic Mission near you to have more details. The requirements might be varied from each country or each applicant based on the embasssy or mission's concern.
3.lease note that if you fail to obtain proper visas issued by one of the Taiwan Diplomatic Mission, your exchange student identity will be cancelled.
Taiwan Diplomatic
Ministry of Foreign Affairs > Embassies & Missions
Description Students have to purchase the insurance in your home country valid for the entire stay in Taiwan.
Injury and Illness
Insurance Fees
Flights and Pick-Up Service
Flights 1.Students have to send us the flight itinerary when it is available.
2.Considering the access from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport(TPE) or Taipei Songshan Airport(TSA) to our campus, it is preferable that the arrival time at TPE/TSA is till the early afternoon because it takes about 2 hours from TPE, 1 hour from TSA to our campus.
Pick-Up Service 1.We do not provide the free pick-up service, but we can arrange for one international student to greet you at the airport. He or she can guide you to NTOU and help you settle down your life.
2.Please note that you have to pay for the transportation fee on your own.
After your Arrival at NTOU
Documents Please bring the following documents (original) to OIA.
1.Passport(including your visa)
2.Letter of Acceptance
3.Health Certificate
Description N/A
Fees N/A
Description 1.We'll book a room on behalf of you when receiving the dormitory application.
2.It is not guaranteed, but most of students can be accommodated at our dormitory.
3.Most of international students will be accommodated at Female Second Dormitory and Male Second Dormitory.
Introduction Website 中文:http://www.stu.ntou.edu.tw/sd/Page_Show,asap?Page_ID=2243
Deposit N/A
Fees Partner Universities: NT$130/per day
Non-Partner Universities: NT$200/per day
Items and Fees Dormitory Fees
Partner Universities: NT$130/day
Non-Partner Universities: NT$200/day
How to pay for it? Students have to pay for all the fees in cash when they arrive at NTOU.
Contact Information
Name of Office Office of International Affairs
Name of Coordinator Marbert Hsu (Ms.)
Email marberthsu@email.ntou.edu.tw
Phone No. +886-2-21622192 分機1223
FAX No. +886-2-24634786
Mailing Address No. 2, Pei-ning Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Keelung City, Taiwan 202301