Visiting Student Program is designed for outstanding current students of overseas/partner institutions who wish to broaden their horizons while earning credits at NTU, one of the world's leading institutions of higher education. While enrolled as a non-degree-seeking but full-time student, you are permitted to gain access to and take advantage of NTU's fullest range of academic programs.
The duration of studies could be either one semester or one academic year.
Term Structure of 2021/2022 Academic Year
|2021 Fall (First) Semester||From||To||Note|
|Orientation week starts||August 25, 2021||August 29, 2021||Required to attend.|
|Classes start||September 01, 2021||mid-January, 2022 (to be confirmed)|
|2020 Spring (Second) Semester||From||To||Note|
|Orientation week starts||February 08, 2022||February 13, 2022||Required to attend.|
|Classes start||February 14, 2022||mid-June, 2022 (to be confirmed)|
- According to NTU regulation, visiting 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 2021 Fall/2022 Spring semester is available in early 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.
- The College of Medicine (醫學院) does not accept senior and graduate exchange 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.
- The Department of Veterinary Medicine (獸醫系) does not accept undergraduate exchange students.
- 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.
- The following courses are NOT open for exchange/visiting students:
- 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).
|Application Fee||Program Fee||Tuition Fee|
|One-time payment||Per semester||Per semester|
|TWD 15,000 (approx. USD 500)||TWD 40,000 (approx. USD 1,340)||Vary by college and level of study|
|The application fee is a non-refundable, one-time payment that must be paid by wire transfer before application deadline.||This administrative fee is paid by all students in the Visiting Student Program to cover expenses related to this self-funded program. This fee is charged per semester; for students enrolling for their first semester, the fee is paid by wire transfer to confirm the acceptance to the offer of admission. The payment deadline is Registration Day.||The Tuition Fee (international-degree-student rate) is collected by the University to make NTU's high-quality education accessible to visiting students. This fee is charged per semester and is paid in cash through a convenience store, a post office, or the Cashier Division on campus. Payment must be completed by the Registration Day for each semester. NTU Wireless Network (range from TWD 400 to 600) will be applied to the tuition bill.|
|You can find your beneficiary's account details on the 'Payment' section of the Online Application System. Please note that each applicant is assigned a unique beneficiary's account, and that you must only wire your payment to your own designated account.||You can find your beneficiary's account details on the 'Payment' section of the Online Application System. Please note that each applicant is assigned a unique beneficiary's account, and that you must only wire your payment to your own designated account.||After your NTU student account is activated (in mid-August), you can find your beneficiary's account details from myNTU >> Tuition Miscellaneous fees & Payment. Please note that each applicant is assigned a unique beneficiary's account, and that you must only wire your payment to your own designated account.|
- Please note that international remittance transaction doubles exchange rate difference, and you will be charged twice by the back. In addition, as there may be fees associated with the transfer of foreign currencies, please add accordingly to your payment to cover these fees.
- We accept wire transfer payments in foreign currencies equivalent or approximate to the amount of New Taiwan Dollar (TWD). Please consult your bank to determine the transfer amount as exchange rate may vary.
- Both program fee and tuition fee are charged per semester. A full-year visiting student should pay the second program fee and tuition fee on the registration day of second semester.
- Visiting students are subject to ALL three fees above. These fees do NOT include cost of living. See our Accommodation page for housing rates, and Tuition & Fees page for other estimated expenses.
- All visiting students must document their ability to meet all educational and living expenses at NTU, as the University does not offer financial supports to visiting students.
- If you will be attending NTU on a scholarship, you may provide relevant documents as a proof of financial statement.
Students who are interested in conducting research and/or internship projects under supervision of a faculty member of NTU, and do not intend to enroll in any course, may consider applying to Research Visiting Program as an alternative. To get more detail information, please refer to oia.ntu.edu.tw >> How to Apply >> Research Visiting 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.