How to apply?

Before you can apply to NTU as an exchange student, you must be officially nominated by your home university.

Please check with your study abroad adviser or International Office at your home university to see if NTU has an agreement in your subject area.


Please read the 2017/2018 Application Procedure before you start the application.

Application is online only. You will need to fill out an online application form and upload all the required documents via our online application system before the deadline.

If you are applying for the … you can apply from…
First Semester March 01 to 31
Second Semester October 01 to 31

Online Application System

You do not need to complete your online application in one go. Once you've activated an online account, you can log back into our system and complete the uploading at any time before the deadline.

What you need to apply

Along with your application, you will need to upload the following documents:

1. Official transcript
2. Passport-sized photograph
3. One-page statement of purpose (in Chinese or English)
4. Photocopy of your non-Taiwanese passport
5. Medical and Accident insurance proof
6. NTU Health Exam Form and Form C (can be download here
See our NTU Health Exam Policy.

Please kindly refer to 2017/2018 Application Procedure before applying. 

Mainland China passport holders, please refer to Chinese version Application Procedure.

Once you've applied

You can re-upload the required documents and check your application status using the login page of the online application system.

Your passport

This is a program for non-Taiwanese citizens. If you have dual citizenship, please provide a copy of your non-Taiwanese passport.

* According to the Conscription Law, male students who has household register in Taiwan before and now at conscription age should enter Taiwan with the Taiwanese Passport.


At NTU you can expect to live in quality accommodation. Each semester, local and international students enjoy the convenience and affordability of our residential services.

Housing application is made along with your online application. Housing application deadline: March 31 and October 31 for first and second semester respectively.

We provide guaranteed accommodation as part of your application, so if you tick “Yes”, we will arrange accommodation for you. Late applications will not be accepted.

We do not provide accommodation for couples and families.

Types of accommodation:

Please refer to Study at NTU >> "Accommodation"

A deposit should be paid upon check-in:

For … the amount of deposit is …
Prince House two-month rent

This deposit will be refunded to you after you've returned the key and the door security card upon check-out.

Accommodation fee waiver

If you are a student from the following universities that offer complimentary housing to NTU exchange students, you are welcome to enjoy free accommodation during your program in NTU:

  • Freie Universität Berlin in Germany
  • Soka University in Japan
  • Complutense University of Madrid in Spain

When exempted from accommodation fees thanks to bilateral agreements, you are granted the Guo Qing Dorm (IYC) Twin Share.

Please note that if you have received free housing at Guo Qing Dorm (IYC) Twin Share, but you wish to stay in the Prince House-NTU ShuiYuan Dorm, you will be expected to pay the full price of Prince House.


NTU offers scholarships to students from universities which have bilateral scholarship agreements with NTU (see the table below). To apply for our scholarship, you must first be nominated by your home university.

Country University
Germany Freie Universität Berlin
Heidelberg University
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Universität Tübingen
Ulm University
Japan Soka University
Spain Complutense University of Madrid

Update: 2017 / 03 / 01