Term Structure of 2019/2020 Academic Year

2019 Fall (First) Semester From To
Orientation week starts September 02, 2019 September 08, 2019
Classes start September 09, 2019 January 10, 2020
2020 Spring (Second) semester From To
Orientation week starts February 10, 2020 February 14, 2020
Classes start February 17, 2020 June 19, 2020

Course Information

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

The course information for 2019 Fall/2020 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 studnts;  the parctium courses 實習課(clinical medicine courses  and medical research) are not open to exchange/visiting students.
  2. The Department of Anthropology is only open to students who are proficient in Chinese. The Department of Anthropology only offers courses in Chinese.
  3. The Department of Economics is under the College of Social Sciences at NTU. Courses related to economics can also be found in other departments (e.g. College of Management).
  4. GMBA required courses /core courses  are only open to GMBA degree students, whereas most GMBA elective courses are open to exchange students with the authorization codes given by course instructors.
  5. All EMBA and EIMBA courses are not open to exchange or visiting students.

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 the 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 detailed information, please refer to oia.ntu.edu.tw >> Study >> Visiting Student Program>> Visiting Student Program.

Wondering what courses you can choose from, what visa to get, or how you'll live and study? The 2019/2020 Guidebook for Exchange/Visiting Students will answer your questions.

Last update : 2021 / 01 / 15