This program aims to enable students in learning the biodiversity and in translational merit of the bio-resources in Taiwan. Example is given as the following with a focus on Cordyceps spp. Participating students will have to attend a field trip involving in collecting indigenous fungi, in particular the fungi infected insects and known to be used in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), such as Cordyceps spp. In addition, students will also practice to identify, cultivate and analyze the collected fungi. In this program, bioassays and toxicological test will be conducted to investigate any of their potential usages in medicine and healthy supplement to improve the global health. At last, the protocols for cultivation and fermentation growth in vitro of the Cordyceps spp. will be learned and it is important for future industrialization.
Who May Apply
International students currently studying at a domestic or international university are eligible to apply. Incoming exchange/degree students at NTU are also welcome to apply. The courses are conducted in English. Students whose first language is not English should have at least an intermediate or above level of English proficiency.
The Application Period: October 20 to .
Step 1 - Register
Fill in the application form.
Step 2 - Application Fee
Pay the application fee USD150 by credit card.
Step 3 - Upload Documents
Upload your head shot photo to the application system.
Please log in with:
Password：Date of Birth ( YYYY MM DD )
Step 4 - Check Status
The submitted documents will be reviewed by NTU and will send the acceptance/rejection notice.
Step 5 - Payment
Please pay the program fee within 5 working days after receiving the acceptance notice.
Pay by bank wire : Bank wire the total fees payable to Hua Nan Commercial Bank, NTU Branch within 5 working days after you receive the acceptance and payment Notification via email. Please note that you need to consider exchange rate discrepancy and the wire fees charged by your bank and Hua-Nan bank in order to make sure you make the exact amount payment to NTU account. * Hua-Nan bank will charge additional USD 20 wire fee.
Pay by credit card : Online credit card payment is also acceptable.