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Nanhua University

Chiayi Taiwan


Nanhua University (NHU) was founded in 1996 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. Funded through the support of millions of Fo Guang Shan followers, NHU is the first comprehensive and multidisciplinary university established by Fo Guang Shan. NHU is a member of the Fo Guang Shan International University Consortium, the country’s first cross-nation university system.
Our educational philosophy is based on the principles of diligence, honesty, and humility. These principles are the defining qualities and driving force at NHU to cultivate students to realize their goals, make a leading contribution to society, and serve the disadvantaged and underprivileged. The curricula and programs offered at NHU center around Life Education, Environmental Sustainability, Intellectual Innovation, and the Three Acts of Goodness initiative.
NHU has approximately 5,500 students: 78% undergraduates and 22% postgraduates. There are five colleges: College of Management, College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Design, and College of Science and Technology, with a total of 20 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs, and 1 doctoral program.
No.55, Sec. 1, Nanhua Rd., Dalin Township, Chiayi County 62249, Taiwan( R.O.C. )
886-5-272-1001 ext.1713

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Kuo, Ling-yu
Institute of International and Cross-Strait Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 12-Sep-18
To: 15-Jan-19
·Second Semester
From: 18-Feb-19
To: 23-Jun-19

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 2 credits
·Maximum 23 credits

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

Exchange students can't get a diploma.

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

4 years

◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

All programs are open for international exchange students see below link.

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
1 semester / 2 semesters
·Language Proficiency Requirements
At least applicants can communicate in English/Chinese.
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
*school buddy
*accommodation arrangement
*international students activities
*airport pick up service

School Dorm: USD 300 - USD 430

Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:


·Medical Insurance
USD 100 / 6 months
·Visa Process
For international students who have been admitted to a degree program will need to apply for Resident Visa before they enter to Taiwan. However, if failing to obtain Resident Visa from your country, you can apply for Visitor Visa to enter Taiwan and then change to Resident Visa after enrolling to the school, or before their Visitor VISA runs out.

Application Submission Deadline: 
For Spring semester: 15-Dec-18
For Fall semester: 30-Jun-2019