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Department of Civil Engineering

Degree Entry semester Admission quota
PhD First semester (September entry) 20
Second semester (February entry) 10
Application requirements
Language of instruction Program with enough English courses to meet graduation requirements  
Language proficiency required by NTU
Department's recommended language skills English proficiency certificate/proof required
Chinese Not required
  • Exception conditions for Chinese proficiency certificate: None
English
  • English proficiency certificate at CEFR 英文 CEFR 級數 - High level B2 or above(please refer to English Proficiency Test Comparison Chart)
    If English proficiency levels/scores are below the standards set above, applicants may provide recommendation letters by the future Department advisors, or attend interviews arranged by the Department.
  • Exception conditions for English proficiency certificate:
    -- Not required for applicants from English-speaking countries
    -- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is from English-speaking countries
    -- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is entirely taught in English (proof required)
-- Not required for applicants from English-speaking countries
-- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is from English-speaking countries
-- Not required for applicants whose previous degree is entirely taught in English (proof required)
Application documents
  • Highest degree's graduation certificate [Detail]
  • Highest degree's full transcript of records (including explanation of grading system) [Detail]
  • Receipt of the application fee payment
  • Declaration and Authorization Form
  • Financial statement [Detail]
  • Passport (if applicable)
  • Taiwan Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) (if applicable)
  • Photograph [Detail]
Documents required by department
  • Language proficiency certificate (please refer to the "Language proficiency")
  • Recommendation letter x 2
  • Academic Works [Detail]
  • Autobiography [Detail]
  • Research Proposal [Detail]
  • Scholarship Essay( if applicable) [Detail]
Interview / Oral exam No
Written exam No
Additional notes If English proficiency levels/scores are below the standards set above, applicants may provide recommendation letters by the future Department advisors, or attend interviews arranged by the Department.
Scholarship from college or department
  • ▪  Name:
    Scholarship for International Doctoral Students in the Department of Civil Engineering
  • ▪  Amount :
    NTD 240,000 or roughly 8,000 USD per year, but may continue up
    to 3 years after yearly review. Currency exchange rate: USD to New Taiwan Dollar is
    roughly 1:30.
  • ▪  Details:
    This scholarship aims to award international outstanding doctoral students in the Department of Civil Engineering.
  • ▪  How to apply:
    International students are automatically enrolled in the list of scholarship applicants at the time of their application for admission. Should you wish to apply for the scholarship, please explain, in less than 500 words, why you are more preferable to receive the scholarship.
  • ▪  Name:
    Scholarship for Southeast Asian Doctoral Students in the Department of Civil Engineering
  • ▪  Amount :
    NTD 240,000 or roughly 8,000 USD per year (Currency exchange rate: USD to New Taiwan Dollar is roughly 1:30)
  • ▪  Details:
    This scholarship has preference to award students from Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
  • ▪  How to apply:
    Southeast Asian students are automatically enrolled in the list of scholarship applicants at the time of their application for admission.
    Should you wish to apply for the scholarship, please explain, in less than 500 words, why you are more preferable to receive the scholarship.
  • ▪  Name:
    Research Assistantships & Teaching Assistantships by Department Advisors
  • ▪  Amount :
    Research Assistantships & Teaching Assistantships
  • ▪  Details:
    Depending on research and teaching needs and advisees' academic performance, Department advisors may provide TA ships or RA ships. The amounts may vary with contribution and devoted hours.

    Please consult with academic advisors for further details.
  • ▪  How to apply:
    Students apply automatically with their application for the degree programs; there is no other document required.
Department info
Introduction

     The Department of Civil Engineering of National Taiwan University was established in 1943. It offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in civil engineering as well as research opportunities for the society and the nation. It is recognized as the largest and leading one among all civil engineering departments in the nation.

     The Department has more than 50 full-time faculty members with strong teaching and research backgrounds in geotechnical, structural, hydraulic, transportation, computer-aided, construction management, and surveying fields. The Department also collaborates in many areas with the Institute of Environment Engineering, Institute of Applied Mechanics, and Institute of Building and Planning, sharing with these institutes several of their faculty members. 

     The Department has long been actively engaged in academic research and has a close cooperative relation with the industry and government agencies. Many major constructions in this country have been based on the research results carried out jointly by this Department.

Curriculum planning

Program Duration: 2 to 7 years, with 18-30 credits in total as requirement for graduation.

Required Courses include Ph.D. Dissertation, Seminar, and courses required by the advisor.

Future map

Further studies
(1) Civil Engineering
(2) Applied Mechanics
(3) Environmental Engineering
(4) Building and Planning
(5) Aeronautics and Astronautics
(6) Biomedical Engineering
(7) Materials Science and Engineering
(8) Transportation Engineering
(9) Surveying Spatial Information.

Career options
The graduates are trained to work in the professional fields of structural engineering, architectural engineering, hydraulic engineering, soil engineering and transportation engineering, Surveying Spatial Information,Land Administration, Survey Mapping offered by government units, private enterprise, and research institutes.

Qualifications
Civil engineer, structural engineer, architect, geotechnical engineer, hydraulic engineer, environmental engineer, traffic engineer, survey engineer urban planning engineer, refrigeration air-conditioning engineer, industrial safety engineer, industrial hygiene engineer, mining safety engineer.

Website www.ce.ntu.edu.tw
Contact

Administration Staff

  • Name :

    Ms. Huai-Yin CHEN

  • Telephone :

    +886 (0)2 3366 4297

  • Fax :

    +886 (0)2 2363 1558

  • Email :

    whyinchen@ntu.edu.tw