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Programs Student Exchange Program
(obtained 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
1.Fee-waivered Students : Please refer to the MOU.
2.Fee-paying (Over-Quota) Students : There is no limitation.
Period of
1 or 2 semesters
Degree Level
Available for
International Students
1.We accept students at undergraduate and graduate level.
2.Please note that there might be less courses for graduate students. Graduate students can have a research plan with our professors based on our professors' approval.
Eligibility 1.Students must be enrolled at one of our partner universities when they apply for and study at NTOU.
2.We don't set any language requirements, but we recommend students to have good knowledge of English or Chinese to take courses.
Language of Instruction Chinese or English
Description We provide 3 kinds of courses.
1.Academic Courses (taught in Chinese or English)
2.Chinese Learning Courses
*The basic courses are free. If you want to take the intensive courses you can contact the Mandarin Learning and Education Center to take fee-paying courses.
3.Ocean Culture Courses (General Education)
Application Package 1.Application Form
2.Letter of Intent for Short-Term Study
3.Health Certificate
4.Application for Dormitory
5.Recommendation Form
6.Copy of Passport
7.Academic Transcript
Application Procedures STEP 1: Being nominated by the home university
STEP 2: Filling in the Application
STEP 3: Submitting the Application Package to NTOU through the Authorized Office (e.g. Office of International Affairs) in the home university.
*We only need the scanned documents.
STEP 4: Receiving the Letter of Acceptance issued by Office of International Affairs, NTOU.
Application Deadline Fall Semester: June 15
Spring Semester: November 15
*If there is any delay you might have, please contact us as soon as possible.
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 can choose one of the following ways to meet the insurance requirements.
1.Purchasing the insurance in your home country valid for your entire stay in Taiwan and providing the proof of the insurance in English when registering in NTOU.
2.Purchasing the "Injury and Illness Insurance" at NTOU.
Injury and Illness
Insurance Fees
NT$3,000/ per semester (6 months)
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 1.Based on our agreement, we'll waiver exchange students' tuition.
2.If you're over-quota applicant or you're not from our partner universities, you have to pay for the tuition fees as required.
Fees NT$45,000 - NT$55,000 / per semester
*It varies from the departments.
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 NT$1,000/per semester
Fees Approximately NT$10,000元/per semester
Items and Fees 1.Tuition: NT$45,000 - NT$55,000/semester
2.On-Campus Computer & Internet: NT$300/semester
3.Dormitory Deposit: NT$1,000/semester
4.Approximately Dormitory Fees: NT$10,000元/semester
5.Insurance Fees: NT$3,000/semester
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