NTU College of Engineering Fact Sheet 2019-2020

College of Engineering

National Taiwan University

No.1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei City 10617, Taiwan

University Websites


National Taiwan University

Guidelines for Exchange Students


College of Engineering

Course Website


Contact person for incoming & outgoing students

Mina TANG (Ms.)

Coordinator of International Affairs


Address: College of Engineering, National Taiwan University, No.1, Section4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei 10617, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Phone: +886-2-3366-3275

Fax: +886-2-2363-7585


General information and Exchange related information

Academic Calendar

2019 Fall Semester

mid-September to mid-January (*TBC)


2020 Spring Semester

late-February to late-June (*TBC)


Duration of Study

Students are allowed to choose one semester (fall/spring) or one academic year.

Campus facilities

24-hour computer room, NTU campus wireless LAN services, libraries, sport courts for basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, tennis, baseball, softball, handball, etc., sports center for high-end indoor sports facilities, post office, bank, cafeterias

Nomination and Application deadlines

First semester: nomination deadline – April 15

              Application deadline – April 30

Second semester: nomination deadline – October 1

              Application deadline – October 31

Application Procedure

Partner schools shall send out nomination first, stating the prospective student’s name, gender, major, level of study and e-mail Application packages will be delivered upon receiving nomination.

Documents for Application

Online Application Form including uploading

1. Passport-sized photo

2. Official Transcripts of Academic Records

3. Curriculum Vitae

4. A Copy of a Non-Taiwanese / Non-Chinese Passport

5. NTU Incoming Exchange Health Exam Form

6. Proof of accident and medical insurance


(For Mainland China Passport holders)

7. Entry Permit Form (入台證線上申請表必填欄位表格)

Level of Study

Undergraduate, master and doctoral students are welcomed.


For both Master and Undergraduate Students

- Civil Engineering

- Mechanical Engineering

- Chemical Engineering

- Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering

- Materials Science and Engineering

- Biomedical Engineering (*Currently, only first year of college would be available)

For Master/Doctoral Students

- Environmental Engineering

- Applied Mechanics

- Building and Planning

- Industrial Engineering

- Polymer Science and Engineering

Language Proficiency Requirement

We do not have a specific English Proficiency or GPA requirement for exchange students. However, students who are not native Chinese speakers are expected to have a good command in English for their study and daily life at NTU.

Courses Conducted  in English

Currently, College of Engineering offers about 100 courses taught in English each academic year; however, most of them are graduate level courses. Please refer to :

English courses offered by other colleges can also be found from the NTU Course Information:


Language Courses

No language programs are offered before the semester starts.

However, all NTU exchange students are eligible to take a NTU General Chinese Course during their study at NTU, which is a regular academic course with credits. Students are assigned to an appropriate level after a placement test. Details can be found at

Areas of study available for exchange students

All exchange students can take courses offered by departments/institutes outside of their majors. NTU Online Course Information can be found at .

Areas of study NOT available for exchange students

The following courses are not open to exchange students:

1. Programs provided by the Center of Teacher Education [師資培育中心].

2. Summer Session [暑修] or Summer College [夏季學院] courses.

3. Practical training courses in the College of Medicine [醫學院實習課程].

4. The Department of Anthropology[人類學系暨研究所] has Chinese language proficiency requirements because its courses are conducted in Chinese.


5. All courses in the GMBA and EMBA program, and some required courses taught in English in the College of Management are only open for degree students during the online course selection period. If spaces remain open at the end of the online course selection period, they will be opened to other students (including exchange students) during the add/drop period.

Arrival and Orientation

Recommended arrival dates

It is recommended that students arrive one week prior to the semester starts (Week 0).

Orientation sessions for incoming students

The orientation for both university-wide and college-wide exchange students usually take place on Thursday or Friday in Week 0.

Housing information

On-campus Housing


On-campus student dormitories are guaranteed upon request from exchange students.

Assistance in Finding Off-Campus Housing


We cannot find off-campus housing for students, but recommends the “TSUEI MA MA Foundation.”

Housing information

All exchange students will be assigned into the Prince House Dormitory. For room types, facilities, and fees, please visit:


What kind of visa do the students need to obtain?

Before students enter Taiwan, they should apply for a Resident or Visitor Visa from the Taiwanese Embassy or Mission in their residence country with letters of acceptance (Chinese version only) from NTU. Look up Embassies and Missions closest to them.


Please note that if students fail to obtain visa issued from Taiwanese Embassies or being rejected, the exchange student identity will also be canceled.


If students are Mainland China Passport holders, they will have to apply for an Entry Permit (入臺證) through the assistance of NTU.

Are International students allowed to work?

Exchange students are not allowed to work in Taiwan because they do not fill the requirements to obtain a work permit. If students hold a job without a work permit, they can be fined TWD 30,000 to 150,000. However, it is acceptable for students to complete an unpaid internship or volunteer work.

Campus Life Information

Required Fee

Campus Internet Access Fee TWD 400 per semester, required to EVERY student on campus.

Insurance Policy Requirements

Students are required to provide a proof of their accident and medical insurance worth a minimum of TWD 1,000,000 (approx. USD 32,500) valid for the entire exchange period. Please note that, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, exchange students are not entitled to the local student insurance plan.

Estimate cost of living for ONE MONTH

Housing: On-campus Dormitory: TWD 7,400/month (maximum)

Meals: TWD 7,000/month

Texts/ Supplies: TWD 1,300/month

Public transportation: TWD 1,000/month

Entertainment & Miscellaneous TWD 3,000 /month 


*1 TWD≒0.033 USD