Summer+ Intensive Research



In this program, students will have the opportunity to participate in all fields of research at NTU's state-of-the-art laboratories led by their respective professors. Laboratory work consists of working with other Graduate students of the university, as well as other participants in the program. Students can immerse themselves in Taiwanese culture through a range of activities and daily interactions with locals. It provides the opportunity to experience college life in a different country and environment.


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2024 Summer+ 

Intensive Research Program (June 24-August 16, 2024)

*The schedule is subject to change. 

Research Course Introduction

The 2024 +R4 Summer Intensive Research Program offers non-credit classes for international students. This program will be an excellent way for participants to gain research experience and insight into the research process while working alongside our leading professors. Students will either work with the faculty member for an ongoing research project or a new project of mutual interest. To participate in a world-class research team, students will experience postgraduate studies and establish professional networks for future careers.
Students are expected to complete projects/assignments assigned by the professor and give a final presentation to assess individual students’ learning and performance. Upon successful completion of the program,m based on the evaluation criteria set by the professors, students will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Departmental research offices and labs available include:
College of Science;
College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science;
College of Engineering;
College of Bio-Resources and Agriculture;
College of Life Science;
College of Public Health;
College of Medicine;
College of Liberal Arts;
College of Social Sciences;
College of Management;
and College of Law.
Faculty List

*The 8-week Intensive Research program is a non-credit program.
Upon successfully completing the program, participants will receive a letter-grade academic transcript
If they wish to have their credits approved, they should consult their home institutions and credit advisors in advance.

Program Period

June 24-August 16, 2024 (8 weeks)


Lab Safety Precaution Lecture

For those who participate in the laboratory, a mandatory lecture about NTU Safety Precaution will be delivered during orientation.



The program fee includes tuition, orientation, and Campus Tour. 
The accommodation fee is NOT included, and participants should be responsible for their own housing.
List of partner institutions
List of Off-campus Accommodation


To facilitate your summer stay while studying at the NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs, We have assisted in arranging an additional housing option at Pure Co-living by 9floor with a discount rate for you.
Please be advised that NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Program accommodation bookings can only be made via our application website for program participants. Click here for detailed information.

  • Housing space and room types are limited and not guaranteed.
  • Preferences will be met on a first-come, first-served basis, according to your application.


Refund Policy

The application fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.

The program fee is: 

  • fully refundable if NTU cancels the program.
  • 90% refundable if the student cancels the program before the start of class.
  • 50% refundable if the student cancels the program before finishing 1/3 of the program.
  • not refundable if the student cancels after finishing more than 1/3 of the program.

* Please note our program is a package, including some optional activities. The fee for activities won't be refunded if you choose to be absent from these activities.
* The Application fee for the Taiwan Entry Permit (USD 30) will be added to the program fee (PRC students only).
* We reserve the right to verify the program's viability by May 27. If minimum enrollment is not met, the program may be subject to cancellation, with refunds provided accordingly.


How To Apply



This program is open to all international students who are:

  1. Graduate students currently studying at an international university. Minimum GPA of 2.7.
  2. Undergraduate students currently studying at an international university.  Freshmen and Sophomores please consult with the professor you wish to study with from our NTU Faculty List before application. Minimum GPA of 2.7.
  3. High-School students in Junior years and above, please consult with the professor you wish to study with from our NTU Faculty List before application.

Your application will be reviewed once you upload all documents.

English Language Requirements

Taiwan culture courses are conducted in English. Students whose first language is not English should have at least an intermediate proficiency of the English language (equivalent to TOEIC 600 or above).


Application Period

February 20, 2024 - April 15, 2024


Application Steps

  1. Register and verify your email 
  2. Fill in the online application form
  3. Pay the application fee USD 200 online by credit card
  4. Upload Documents:
    • A color copy of your official transcripts (PDF format)
    • A one-page Statement of Purpose written in Chinese or English (PDF format)
    • A Recommendation Letter in Chinese or English (PDF format)
    • A copy of your passport bio page (jpg format)
    • A head-shot photo (jpg format)
    • ***Student Enrollment Verification 在學證明 (only for students holding PRC passport
  5. Choose up to 3 NTU Plus Academy Faculty from the Faculty List whom you would like to work with during the Research Program based on your study goals and/or interests. Rank in order of preference. (For those who have already been in contact with a professor listed in the Faculty List and got permission from the professors, please contact us directly and provide the professor's name and department. We will help you with later logistical arrangements once your application is confirmed.)
  6. Check the result: The submitted documents will be reviewed by NTU, which will send the acceptance/rejection notice.
  7. Pay the program fee within 5 working days after receiving the acceptance notice. You can choose to pay by bank wire or by online credit card.
  8. After NTU confirms your payment status, you are able to fill in the admission information. NTU will send you the Admission Letter and Pre-departure guide before the program starts.

* If you pay the program fee by bank wire to Hua Nan Commercial Bank, NTU Branch, please note that you need to consider the exchange rate discrepancy and the wire fees charged by your bank and Hua-Nan Bank in order to make sure you make the exact amount payment to NTU account. Hua-Nan Bank may charge an additional USD 20 wire fee.
* Kindly refrain from booking airplane tickets to Taiwan until you have received the official NTU admission letter.


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Please note that it requires 1 to 1.5 months to apply for the ROC Exit/Entry Permit, students of Mainland China nationality must complete all the documentation before April 15. Please note that if you are currently outside of China, please do not leave the country until your Taiwan Entry Permit has been successfully approved.

Contact Us


Sendy LIN (Ms.)
Tel: +886-(0)2-33662007 ext 235