✅ Applicant Eligibility

Applicants should be nominated by our contracted Partner universities of college of Science, NTNU, and have completed at least one year of university work prior to participation in the exchange. Individual applications will not be processed.

Please go to Incoming Exchange Student Online Application to fill out the form during the scheduled period below, print the form out, add applicant’s signature and submit all the required documents BY POST to the Office of International Affairs at NTNU

✅ Required Documents

  1. One original copy of application form, signed and attach 2 passport-size photos.
  2. Photocopy of applicant’s passport. 
    Mainland China students please hand in the Application form instead
    –holding P.R.C passport: http://www.immigration.gov.tw/ct.asp?xitem=1088275&ctNode=30067&mp=1
    –holding Hong Kong/ Macow passport:
    http://www.immigration.gov.tw/ct.asp?xitem=1088234&ctNode=30067&mp=1
  3. One letter of recommendation written in English or in Chinese. 
  4. One copy of a study plan (approx. 800 to 1000 words) written in English or in Chinese.
  5. One copy of English official academic transcripts of undergraduate or graduate studies.
  6. One copy of student ID or enrollment certificate
    Mainland China Student is required to submit the enrollment certificate.

✅ Application Period

  • Semester : Fall Semester
  • Term Time : Sep. - Jan.
  • Application Period : 1st March - 30th April
  • Semester : Spring Semester
  • Term Time : Feb. - Jun.
  • Application Period : 1st September - 31st October

✅ Exchange students can participate in the following programs

  1. Regular Academic Programs at NTNU
    including undergraduate and graduate courses in all subjects (Please note that some courses with special requirements are upon lecturer’s permission)
  2. Chinese Language Courses:
    Exchange students are welcome to take Mandarin classes offered by the Department of Chinese as a second Language.

✅ Related Information

  1. Course Information
    *Courses Search and Enrollment Information
    *Mandarin Training Center
  2. Accommodation
    Availability of on-campus dorm room is limited and application needed.
    Rent: USD 70~86 / month
  3. Visa Requirements
    Exchange students (students who apply for summer session are not included)need to apply for a “Resident visa”and then transfer to“Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)”within 15 days after arrival. Useful Links:
    Visa information- Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    ARC information- National Immigration Agency
  4. Medical Insurance
    We strongly encourage exchange students to purchase 6 months adequate health insurance either from your home country or Taiwan. From the 5th month of the stay, students are required to join National Health Insurance (NHI) held by Taiwanese government.
  5. Living costs in Taipei 
    Approximately living costs (exclusive housing and insurance :US$220~315/ month
    Information for Foreigners in Taiwan ‘+886-0800-024-111 (Local Free Hotline-24 hours)

✅ Contact Information

Phone: 886-2-7749-6518
Email: Email: c-sci@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

✅ Applicant Eligibility

Applicants should be currently enrolled with the institutions listed on the reference list of oversea universities from the website of Ministry of Education, Republic of China, (Taiwan).
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Please make sure that whether you are students from partner institutions of NTNU (Search for Partner Institutions of NTNU), then enter into the right online application system.
Online application system for students from partner institutions
Online application system for students from non-partner institutions

Please go to Incoming Exchange Student Online Application to fill out the form during the scheduled period below, print the form out, add applicant’s signature and submit all the required documents BY POST to the Office of International Affairs at NTNU

✅ Required Documents

Please fill out the Application Form during the scheduled period print the form out, add applicant’s signature and submit all the required documents BY POST to the Office of International Affairs at NTNU.

  1. One original copy of application form with 2 passport-size photos
  2. Photocopy of applicant’s passport.
  3. Two letters of recommendation written in English or in Chinese.
  4. One copy of a study plan (approx. 800 to 1000 words) written in English or in Chinese.
  5. One copy of English official academic transcripts of undergraduate or graduate studies.
  6. One copy of research proposal (if applicable)
  7. Application fee 100 USD.
  8. Student ID or official enrollment certificate.

Please submit all the required documents in hard copy to the Office of International Affairs at NTNU.

✅ Application Period

  • Semester : Fall Semester
  • Term Time : Sep. - Jan.
  • Application Period : 1st March - 30th April
  • Semester : Spring Semester
  • Term Time : Feb. - Jun.
  • Application Period : 1st September - 31st October

✅ Application Progress

STEP 1: Consult the possible host faculties at NTNU
STEP 2: Submit the application & pay application fee
STEP 3: Screened by Faculties
STEP 4: Screened by Office of Academic and related offices
STEP 5: Admission Announcement

✅ Contact Information:

Visiting student from partner institutions:
Phone: 886-2-7749-1269
Email: govisiting@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Visiting student from non-partner institutions:
Phone: 886-2-7749-5850
Email: ntnuvisitingstudent@gmail.com

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