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National Taiwan University

Location: Taipei, Taiwan
WebsiteExchange Program information
Language of instruction: Chinese. A limited number of courses are taught in English. 
Terms: Fall semester (September – January) and Spring semester (February – June)


National Taiwan University campus
  • National Taiwan University has over 30,000 students studying in 11 colleges, 54 departments and 99 graduate institutes.
  • National Taiwan University is the oldest university in Taiwan and was initially founded by the Japanese in 1928 as Taihoku (Taipei) Imperial University.
  • The university is located in downtown Taipei, a thriving metropolitan city, offering plenty of opportunities for shopping and cultural exploration including night markets, festivals, temples, and museums.

Area of study

  • Liberal Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Bio-Resources and Agriculture
  • Management and Life Science

For a look at courses currently offered in English, see NTU's English course list. Check the NTU Course Information System to see a full list of courses. 

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the National Taiwan University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Available but not guaranteed
  • Off-campus housing: Available
  • For more information, see Accommodation

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

  • Medical insurance: Mandatory
  • Immigration documents: Visitor Visa required and students need to apply for a Residence Visa and the Alien Resident Certificate from the National Immigration Agency in Taipei on arrival. 
  • Orientation program: Available
  • For more information, see International Exchange Students Before Arrival Information

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