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National Cheng Kung University

Tainan Taiwan

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), established as “Tainan Technical College in 1931, has evolved itself into one of the most established comprehensive universities in Taiwan. NCKU has 9 colleges (College of Liberal Arts, College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science, College of Planning and Design, College of Management, College of Medicine, College of Social Sciences, and College of Bioscience and Biotechnology), offering 44 undergraduate programs, 78 master’s programs, 56 doctoral programs, and 24 master’s programs for working professionals.
NO. 1, University RD., Tainan, Taiwan 701
886-6-2757575 ext. 50961

◆UMAP Contact Person

Incoming: Weili Teng (Ms.)
Outgoing: Ivy Chuang (Ms.)
International Relations Division, Office for International Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: Mid September
To: Late January
·Second Semester
From: Mid February
To: Late June

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 6 NCKU Credits
·Maximum 25 NCKU Credits

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation


·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program


◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

Programs taught in English:
(1) International Master Program on Natural Hazards Mitigation and Management
(2) International Bachelor Degree Program on Energy(IBDP-E)
(3) The International Curriculum for Advanced Materials Program (iCAMP)
(4) International Master Program of Civil Engineering and Management
(5) Institute of Creative Industries Design (ICID)
(6) Institute of International Management (IIMBA)
(7) Department of Nursing for Master's Program in the College of Medicine
(8) TIGP- The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience (INS) ( Inst. of Clinical Medicine of NCKU jointly organized with TIGP)

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
1-2 Semesters
·Language Proficiency Requirements
Non-Chinese spearkers who want to take courses instructed in Chinese : HSK 3 or above
Non-English speakers who want to take courses instucted in English: TOEFL iBT 69 or above
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports

On-campus dorm can be arranged on a first-come first- served basis

Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:

Upon request

·Medical Insurance
NCKU Student Group insurance for about NTD 200/semester and additional personal health insurance program are both required.
·Visa Process
Students will take care of obtaining proper visas for entering Taiwan on their own, with the offical admission documents issued by NCKU after acceptance.

Application Submission Deadline: Nominations are due by April 1st for the fall entrance and October 15th for the spring entrance. Applications have to be done on the NCKU incoming exchange portal.