Study at NTU

National Taiwan University is the prestigious flagship university of Taiwan.

NTU has 11 colleges, 54 departments,107 graduate institutes, and eight master's and PhD programs, which range from the natural sciences to the humanities, society, and the arts. It offers more than 7,800 courses each semester, placing it tops in the nation in terms of both breadth of academic fields and volume of programs. Students who study at NTU become a part of the nation’s richest center of learning and are given the opportunity to receive a diverse, superlative education. 

NTU, a Global University

National Taiwan University's vision embraces strong knowledge, strong techniques and strong elites, guided by independent thought and a pioneering spirit of enterprise. Experience of the Chinese world is a considerable asset for students of today. An NTU education gives a clear competitive advantage – we are ranked 1st in the entire Chinese-speaking world by ARWU, a major international university ranking.

Global Rankings

  • Ranked 34th worldwide for academic reputation and 68th overall ( QS World University Rankings 2016 )

World-class Research

  • 1st in Taiwan based on research budget
  • The NTU faculty is ranked among the top 1% in the world by number of highly cited papers in 19 out of 22 areas of the ESI ( Essential Science Indicators ) database

First-class Resources and Services

Some of the University's wide-ranging resources, services and advantages include:

A privileged location

NTU's main location is a large garden-campus in the center of Taipei, and is easily accessible by public transport.

The largest library in Taiwan

The NTU Library contains four million volumes.

Sports facilities

A large part of the campus is devoted to sports and exercises, including the New Sports Center opened in 2002, the Old Stadium and various outdoor tennis courts and playing fields.

An e-University

NTU offers wide computing availability on campus and provides webmail portals, multiple networking services, computer courses, distance learning services, cloud computing for storage, software share and mobile devices, such as MyNTU portal, NTU Space, NTU AppShare, NTU SoftBank and iNTU.

Over 400 student clubs

Student activities flourish as an integral part of NTU's liberal and pluralistic environment.

What to study

NTU provides many opportunities to develop your potential alongside some of Taiwan's best students and faculty, within an exciting and supportive environment. Around 800 courses are taught in English. Students are able to undertake the most extensive range of academic programs in Taiwan. No matter what subject you are interested in, there is likely to be a significant number of high-quality courses and programs for you.

Each semester, we welcome international students in the following categories. Each student category has its own application route. Generally speaking, these are the categories of international students in NTU:

 

Degree Student
學位生

This is a student who

  • possesses a nationality other than Taiwanese and
  • pursues a Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree at NTU.

Depending on your family background, you may be considered an Overseas Chinese Degree Student. Overseas Chinese students follow a special application route. Please refer to the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Student or contact NTU's Office of Chinese Overseas Students for admission details if you are unsure.

Dual / Joint Degree Student
雙聯學位學生

This is a student who

  • is from an institution that has a dual degree program agreement with NTU,
  • is nominated by his/her home institution, and
  • pursues a Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree at NTU.
Exchange Student
交換學生

This is a student who

  • is from an institution that has a student exchange program agreement with NTU,
  • is nominated by his/her home institution, and
  • undertakes one semester or academic year of study at NTU.
Visiting Student
訪問學生

This is a fee-paying program for students who

  • register as non degree-seeking but full-time students at NTU,
  • are from NTU Partner Institutions and
  • undertake one semester or academic year of study at NTU, and are required to take at least 2 courses / 4 credits per semester.

In addition to these four options for international students at NTU, NTU also offers summer programs and Chinese courses for international students:

Summer Programs

A series of credit-awarding summer sessions are available. They combine a rich academic program with first-hand experience of East Asian culture and opportunities to make friends from all over the world.

Learning Chinese

NTU's Chinese language courses are among the world's most popular. You can decide to learn only Chinese, or you may take Chinese courses in addition to any other academic program of your choice. Every international student has access to a wide range of levels available. Certain programs are offered free of charge to international students registered at NTU.

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2017/2018

Update: 2017 / 06 / 06