2018/2019 Exchange - Overview

Program Introduction

National Taiwan University has a growing number of international exchange partners around the globe. Each year, we welcome many international students who embark as exchange students on our academic programs, benefiting from NTU's internationally regarded quality, unique educational environment and friendly community.

If you are interested in studying at National Taiwan University as an exchange student, you must get nomination from your current university (which must be one of our partner universities) before applying for our exchange student program. Please search in our List of NTU's Exchange Partners to check if your university has an exchange agreement with us, then contact your international office to get more detail information about the application procedures.


  1. Students who would like to apply for the Exchange Student Program need to hold a non-Taiwanese passport. Students with only Taiwanese nationality are not eligible.
  2. In order to follow NTU courses taught in English or Chinese, students should have B1 level for English or Chinese Language Proficiency according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference).

Term Structure of 2018/2019 Academic Year

Semester starts From To
First (Fall) Semester August 1, 2018 January 31, 2019
Second (Spring) Semester February 1, 2019 June 30, 2019
Classes start From To
First (Fall) Semester September 10, 2018 January 11, 2019
Second (Spring) Semester February 18, 2019 June 21, 2019

Course Information

According to NTU's regulation, exchange students must take at least 2 courses or 4 credits per semester. Besides, students should also follow the requirements of their home universities.

The course information for 2018 Fall/2019 Spring semester is available in August/January. Before the course information is announced, you may still refer to our Online Course Information website to search for courses offered in the past few years, which would be approximately same. For questions regarding to a specific field/course, please contact the relevant department or the course instructor directly.

Restricted Courses:

  1. Practice and Internship courses in the College of Medicine
  2. The Department of Anthropology (only if students with Chinese language proficiency)
  3. Some GMBA courses are not opened for exchange students.
  4. Some of the department and institute in the College of Medicine are not opened to exchange students, please consult the exchange coordinator first before applying online.

Important Notice

The College of Medicine (醫學院) does not take senior and graduate exchange/visiting students, because these cannot enroll in the practice courses (實習課) at the College of Medicine.

The Department of Anthropology (人類學系暨研究所) has special Chinese language proficiency requirements; The courses are conducted in Chinese.

Students who would like to study abroad as a free mover or are not qualified for our Exchange Student Programs but wish to study at NTU, may consider to apply for the Visiting Student Program.

The OIA is not responsible for the application of college-level exchange programs, please contact your host department. Here is the College Contact Info for your reference.

Update: 2018 / 02 / 06