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Here at Taipei Tech we believe that education in the form of studying and living in different geographic and cultural settings will help students widen their educational horizons, broaden their perspectives and enhance their understanding of the world.

Taipei Tech’s Student Exchange Program (incoming) aims to do just that – to provide students from partner universities a chance to study at Taipei Tech and experience local culture.

Perspective students can choose to be credit seeking or research/ project based training student.

  Credit Seeking  Research / Project Based Training
Purpose Attending courses Working with a faculty member for
research/ project based training
Semester Regular semester term
Fall: (Sep.~Jan.)
Spring: (Feb.~Jun.)
Regular semester term or Irregular term
Credit Available Unavailable
Student ID Available Unavailable
Accommodation Available (Prioritized) Available
Eligibility Any student from partner university Any student from partner university
Review Criteria The applicant is expected to demonstrate proper academic performance and the interest in learning and experiencing foreign culture and langauge. The applicant is expected to demonstrate the eligible academic/research background and competence to participate and contribute in the field/laboratory he/she apply for.

Credit-Seeking Student

Eligibility

If you are interested in coming to Taipei Tech as exchange student (Credit Seeking), you should :

  • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at one of Taipei Tech's partner universities.
  • Have successfully completed at least one year of academic study at your university.
  • Be proficient in English or Chinese.
  • Have a strong interest in living in Taiwan and ready to experience cultural differences.

Planning

  • Discuss the needs and expectations with the staff in charge of exchange programs at your university.
  • Browse the courses you intend to study during your stay at Taipei Tech.
  • Consult your advisor about course registration. This is to make sure that the courses taken at Taipei Tech can be accredited and transferred back to your university.

Application

  • The institutional coordinator will nominate the student/s for semester exchange via the online system.
  • As soon as the system received the nomination, it will automatically e-mail the online application link to the nominee/s.
  • The nominee/s will complete the online application (filling information and upload required documents).
  • The online system will notify the applicant/s the result via email and request the applicant/s to confirm whether accept the offer or not.
  • If the application is successful, the online system will issue the invitation/acceptance letter file stating your name and duration of the stay. Please print it out to apply for appropriate visa if necessary.
  • Please make sure you have already been issued an appropriate entry VISA before departure.
  • If there is any question regarding the steps above, please feel free to contact us ( liolin@ntut.edu.tw )

Nomination & Application Period

  • Fall semester(September - January):
    Nomination period: April 01 - April 15
    Application period: April 01 - April 30
  • Spring semester (February - June):
    Nomination period: October 15 - October 31
    Application period: October 15 - November 15

Research/ Project Based Training Student

Eligibility

If you are interested in coming to Taipei Tech as exchange student (Research/ Project Based Traing), you should :

  • Be a full-time student at one of Taipei Tech's partner universities, doctoral student is highly recommended.
  • Have successfully completed at least one year of academic study at your university.
  • Be proficient in English or Chinese.
  • The applicant is expected to demonstrate the eligible academic/research competence to participate and contribute in the laboratory he/she apply for, usually doctoral students are highly preferable.
  • The applicant is expected to acquire the academic background and training in the field he/she apply for.

Application

Please browse and search most suitable faculty member and complete the online application.

 

Required Documents

These document files will be uploaded via online application system(electronic file).

  • Official enrollment verification issued by home university (color scanned).
  • Official transcript of academic records issued by home university (color scanned).
  • One recommendation letter (color scanned).
  • Statement of Purpose, please indicate why you choose to participate in the student exchange program (PDF).
  • One passport-size photo (JPEG).
  • One photocopy of passport (color scanned).

* All of the incoming exchange students will be required to participate in Physical Examination (Health check-up) after arrival (usually hold on the orientation day).

The examination items include: 

  • MEASLES
  • RUBELLA
  • Chest X-ray for TUBERCULOSIS.

The total cost is NT$750 (around USD$20~25). If you have MEASLES and/or RUBELLA vaccination certificate, please kindly bring a copy with you on the orientation day for reference purpose.

 

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