UniversityNational Taiwan University (NTU)

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Lastest release date: Feb 12, 2015

National Taiwan University is the prestigious flagship university of Taiwan:it is the country’s premier research institution as well as the most comprehensive. NTU’s leading role in education and research is supported by a global strategy that capitalizes on sustained mobility, an expanded network of 450 partners and the creation of quality global opportunities.

Experience of the Chinese world is a considerable asset for the students of today. An NTU education gives a clear competitive advantage – we are ranked 1st in the entire Chinese-speaking world by ARWU, a major international university ranking.

NTU and Asia-Pacific

● Ranked 1st in the Chinese-speaking world, i.e. Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore (ARWU 2012).

● Ranked 9th in Asia (ARWU 2012).

● Ranked 2nd in Asia-Pacific for Engineering, Technology and Computer Science (ARWU 2012).

Who can apply

We welcome intellectually curious applicants from around the world. With 10% of the student body coming from abroad, NTU is an exciting environment in which to pursue your academic interests alongside 75 nationalities of students, faculty and scholars.

Entry requirements vary from program to program. Thanks to generous public funding, tuition fees remain constantly affordable. Several scholarships are available.

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Getting Here

No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 10617 Taiwan(R.O.C.)

Research Output

Lastest release date: Dec 10, 2014



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Academic Information

National Taiwan University’s vision embraces strong knowledge, strong techniques and strong elites, guided by independent thought and a pioneering spirit of enterprise.

Internationalized faculty and students

● More than 70% of our faculty members have obtained at least one degree overseas.

● In 2016, one third of NTU students will have been abroad to study or to complete an internship, as part of their NTU education.

● NTU collaborates with 450 university-partners across 56 countries.

Global rankings

● Ranked 38th worldwide for academic reputation (QS World University Rankings 2013).

● Ranked in the 51–60 band globally for reputation (Times Higher Education Top Universities by Reputation 2013).

● Ranked 80th globally (QS World University Rankings 2013).

World-class research

● 1st in Taiwan by research budget.

● 1st in Taiwan by number of industrial partnerships and transfer of techniques.

● The NTU faculty is ranked among the top 1% in the world by number of highly cited papers in 19 out of 22 areas of the ESI (Essential Science Indicators) database.

International research centers are set up at NTU in a range of breakthrough areas. For example:

● The Intel-NTU Center – the world’s only Intel research center set up within a university outside the United States.

● The Intelligent Robotics laboratory – in conjunction with top French automation institutes

● The New Energy Center – developing renewable energy with seven of the world’s leading universities

● The Cancer Center – in conjunction with MD Anderson

● The European Center in Taiwan (EUTW) – one of 32 centers worldwide established by the European Commission.

● The APEC Research Center for Typhoon and Society.

● The LeCosPA cosmology center – collaborating on the NTU-initiated ARA project at the world’s largest neutrino observatory in the South Pole.

Throughout the coming years, NTU will continue to develop its pioneering plan through global breadth of vision, well-rounded subject areas, and more connected teamwork with some of the world’s most outstanding companies and research institutes.

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Office of International Affairs

Lastest release date: Dec 17, 2014

National Taiwan University provides many opportunities to develop your potential alongside some of Taiwan’s best students and faculty, within the exciting and supportive environment of a world-class university. No matter what major or subject you are interested in, there is likely to be a significant number of high-quality courses and programs for you.

International students typically come to NTU:
● for a degree
● for an exchange or a visiting program
● for a summer program
● to learn Chinese

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Chinese Learning Center Information

Lastest release date: Dec 09, 2014







The International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) at National Taiwan University is the world’s premier language institution for the instruction of both modern and classical Chinese. Founded in 1963 as the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), it provides a year-long intensive language training program in a Mandarin speaking area which upholds much of it traditional Chinese heritage and culture within the framework of a modern democratic society. ICLP studies hail from all corners of the world. 75% of our alumni currently hold jobs in academia: the rest 25% are in politics, law, and business.

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NO Class Class Size Hours Tuition


Academic Year Program (Intensive Chinese Course) 2-4 Approx. 600 11,850 2014-04-30 See ICLP website:


Summer Program (Intensive Chinese Course) 2-4 120 3,550 2014-03-31 See ICLP website:


We offer a few kinds of assistantship to students who help with maintaining the ICLP webpage, translation and editing of class materials and other office tasks.


On-campus and Off-campus accommodations:

Location & Facilities

Location: Central Taipei (National Taiwan University).
Facilities: 37 classrooms, 4 Computer Rooms (including 2 language labs)
Library, Lecture Hall, Student Lounge

Local Attractions

Daan Forest Park, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Gongguan and ShiDa Nightmarket, Maokong tea farms,Taipei 101

Popular Course

1.4 Quarters, 4 hours per day (3group classes plus 1one-on-one), Monday to Friday, 10-12 weeks per quarter (8-week summer session)
2.Language Course: Modern Chinese Conversation, Talks on Chinese Culture, Thoughts and Society, Aspect of Life in Taiwan, N

Programs for international students

Lastest release date: Apr 08, 2016

Hit Program Title Field of Study Level Language
star Applied Mechanics (Master Degree) Civil Engineering, Materials Science and Enginerring MA 50% ↑ in English
star Applied Mechanics (Ph.D Degree) Civil Engineering, Materials Science and Enginerring PHD 50% ↑ in English
star Astrophysics (Master Degree) Physics & Astronomy MA Chinese
star Astrophysics (Ph. D Degree) Physics & Astronomy PHD 50% ↑ in English
star Bachelor’s Degree Program in Chinese Literature for International Students Chinese Literature BA Chinese
star Biomedical Engineering (Master Degree) Electrical & Elecronics Egnineering, Life science & Biology MA 50% ↑ in English
star Biomedical Engineering (Ph.D Degree) Electrical & Elecronics Egnineering, Life science & Biology PHD 90% ↑ in English
star Biotechnology Medical Biotechnology & Laboratory Science, Life science & Biology PHD 90% ↑ in English
star Geosciences (Master Degree) Geography & Geosciencs MA 50% ↑ in English
star Geosciences (Ph.D Degree) Geography & Geosciencs PHD 50% ↑ in English

Scholarships List

Lastest release date: Dec 09, 2014

Scholarship Title Background Purpose
International Students Scholarship graduated, undergraduated Research, Study
NTU International Graduate Students Scholarship graduated Research, Study
NTU International Graduate Students Support Funds graduated Research, Study

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