2020/2021 Fact Sheet for Partner Universities


2020/2021 Fact Sheet Download (PDF)

Term Structure of 2020/2021 Academic Year 

2020 Fall (First) Semester From To
Orientation week starts September 8, 2020 September 11, 2020
Classes start September 14, 2020 January 15, 2021
2021 Spring (Second) semester From To
Orientation week starts February 18, 2021 February 21, 2021
Classes start February 22, 2021 June 25, 2021

Course Information

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

The course information for 2020 Fall/2021 Spring semester is available in August/January. Before course information is announced, you may still refer to the Online Course Information website to search for courses offered in the past few years for your reference. For questions regarding a specific field/course, please contact the relevant department or the course instructor directly.

  1. The College of Medicine (醫學院) does not accept senior and graduate exchange/visiting students. Only basic medicine courses are open to exchange/visiting students; the practicum courses 實習課 (clinical medicine courses and medical research) are not open to exchange/visiting students.
  2. The Department of Veterinary Medicine (獸醫系) does not accept undergraduate exchange student.
  3. The Department of Anthropology (人類學系暨研究所) requires exchange students having Chinese language proficiency for there is no course taught in English.
  4. The following courses are NOT OPEN to Exchange/visiting students:
    1. Practicum courses offered by the departments
    2. Practice courses offer by the Department of Chemistry
    3. All GMBA required/core courses
    4. All EMBA and EiMBA courses
    5. Courses offered by Center for Teaching Education (師資培育中心)
    6. Summer Session (暑修) and Summer College (夏季學院) courses
    7. In regards to student status restrictions, please refer to the column "Limits on Course adding/dropping" for each specific course at NTU Online Course Information.
  5. The Department of Economics is under the College of Social Science at NTU. Courses related to economics can also be found in other departments (e.g. College of Management).

Important Notice

The OIA is only responsible for the application of university-level exchange student programs, if you are going to apply through college/department-level exchange student programs, please contact relevant college/department office directly. Here is the College Contact Infomation for your reference.

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 for a short term, may consider applying for the Visiting Student Program at NTU. To get more detail information, please refer to oia.ntu.edu.tw >> Apply to NTU >> Visiting Student Program.

Wondering what courses you can choose from, what visa to get, or how you'll live and study? The 2020/2021 Guidebook for Exchange/Visiting Students is likely to answer your questions.

Last update : 2021 / 03 / 23