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National Central University

Taoyuan Taiwan

One of Taiwan’s top 5 leading universities, National Central University is Taiwan’s leading school and has been one of the major research-oriented universities since 2001. It is a first-rate university with solid international qualifications. It has gained an international reputation for research and academic excellence. Cooperative education programs and research projects have grown in number over the years. 
No. 300, Zhongda Rd., Zhongli Districat, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 320

◆UMAP Contact Person

Ms. Hsuan-Fei Chen (agreement and incoming)
Ms. Sharon Sung (outgoing)
Office of International Affairs

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: 10-Sep-18
To: 11-Jan-19
·Second Semester
From: 18-Feb-19
To: 21-Jun-19

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum N/A
·Maximum N/A

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

depends on the department

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program


◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

1. NCU academic programs
2. NCU course selection system (including courses taught in English)
3. Chinese Language Program


◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
One semester or one academic year
·Language Proficiency Requirements
Be able to communicate either in English or Chinese
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports

Undergraduate: room for 4 people
Rate: NTD 4320-6920
Graduate: room for 2 people
Rate: NTD 7830-15960

Home stay:


Off Campus Assistance:

We will assign student buddies to provide particial information.

·Medical Insurance
*Apply to all exchange students: Students’ Safety Insurance fee of NT$125 per semester (Required)(Subject to change)
*Apply to 1-semester exchange students: Buy overseas medical insurance in home country to cover the entire stay in Taiwan. The fee varies in different countries.
*Apply to 1-year exchange students with ARC (Alien Resident Certificate):
1. Buy Overseas Medical Insurance in home country before departure for at least the first 6 months in Taiwan (Sept.-Jan. or Feb.-July). The fee varies in different countries.
2. Required to join the National Health Insurance after 6 months of continuous residence in Taiwan; insurance fee: NT$749/month
·Visa Process
*Exch. for 1 semester or less: Visitor Visa Visitor Visa Extension (twice as the maximum extension times)
*Exch. for 1 year: Resident Visa (within 15 days after arrival) Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) Join National Health Insurance after a continuous residence in Taiwan for 6 months.

Application Submission Deadline: 
May 15 for Fall Semester
November 15 for Spring Semester