You are encouraged to study abroad with UMAP because:

  1. Host universities offer various opportunities that your home university may not have.
  2. Tuition is expected to be waived in host universities 
  3. Credits for studies undertaken during the exchange period can be recognized by using UMAP Credit Transfer Scheme (UCTS)
  4. Scholarships are offered by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, and MEXT, Japan

About UMAP Programs

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◆Program A&B: Multilateral/ Bilateral exchange program for 1-2 Semesters

◆Program C: Short-term programs offered by UMAP affiliated universities for 1-8 Weeks

◆Summer Program: Special summer program hosted by UMAP member countries/territories each year


Further detailed information can be found on the Programs page.

Application Procedures

◆Application procedures for programs A&B
  1. Click the “Program list” and review the information on this website about the programs’contents, length, available credits, application deadline, Language Proficiency Requirements and housing information etc. before applying.

  2. Download and complete the application form (you can download it from the link below) for the desired university and submit it to the UMAP coordinator at your home university/institution.

  3. Once you are confirmed as an applicant by the university/institution, the UMAP coordinator at your home university will send your application form to the UMAP International Secretariat. Please then follow the directions of the coordinator at your home university. Please do not send your application directly to UMAP International Secretariat.
◆Application procedure for Program C
  1. Click the “Program list” and review the information on this website about the programs’ contents, length, available credits, application deadline and tuition and other fees before applying.
  2. Download and complete the application form (you can download it from the link below) for the desired program and submit it to the UMAP coordinator at your home university/institution.
  3. Once you are confirmed as an applicant, the UMAP coordinator at your home university will send your application form to the UMAP International Secretariat. Please then follow the directions of the coordinator at your home university.
◆Application Procedure for Summer Program
  1. Click the “Program Overview” and “Program Schedule (Appendix)”, and review the information on this website about the program’s contents, dates and fees before applying.
  2. Please refer to the link below “Application Procedures” and proceed to application as it indicates.
(*Please note that the 2017 Summer Program is now over. Details of the 2018 Summer Program in Thailand will be announced at a later date around April or May, 2018.)

Financial Aid

◆The UMAP Scholarship for Program C(Super Short-Term Programs)

UMAP provides selected participants of Program C (Super Short-Term Programs) in 2016 with SSTP scholarships of up to US$800 per student. Information on the scholarship for 2017 and beyond will be updated on the News section of this website.


◆The UMAP Taiwan Exchange Student Scholarship Program(for Program A)
The UMAP Taiwan Exchange Scholarship Program funded by the UMAP Taiwan National Secretariat (NS) has been established to encourage university student exchanges between UMAP member countries/territories, and promote cultural and academic exchanges between Taiwan and other countries/territories, fostering mutual understanding. For more details, please download scholarship regulations and application form from the button below.
If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please contact UMAP Taiwan NS. (List of UMAP NS)

Frequently Asked Questions

For more inquiries, please refer to the FAQ page or leave us a message at the Contact us page.