National Taiwan University - NTU



Bettina Dinter

Head of Team Asia & Africa


+49 241 80 90812




National Taiwan University is considered the best university in Taiwan and falls among the best universities worldwide in many renowned rankings. It has about 33000 enrolled students and is located in the center of Taipei. The university was originally founded in 1928 bei the Japenese during the Japanese emperial period. The university received its current name in 1945 after the Chinese regained control of the island. It is one of the best universities in the world for business and economics and offers a first class education with numerous renowned professors and very good facilities and supervision. The enormous campus contains most of the institutes, a giant sports center, an open air swimming pool, various tennis courts, a football field, a baseball diamond, two lakes, a large palm boulevard, student dorms, multiple cafeterias, etc.

The green city of Taipei with 2.6 million residents is located in northern Taiwan, offering an ideal location to discover the rest of the island with its numerous mountains, beaches, and cities. There is also a great deal to discover in Taipei as well, such as diverse restaurants, parks, night markets, bars, and enough nature including beaches, mountains, and rain forests.

General Information






1928, re-founded in 1945

Number of Students



National Taiwan University

International Office of National Taiwan Uiversity

Fact Sheet


Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements


Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: August to January
2nd semester: February to June

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes:

College of Liberal Arts, College of Science, College of Social Science, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, College of Management, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Course Offerings

Courses offered in English

Courses offered in the national language

Language Courses

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

Summer School

Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Summer Program

Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills or knowledge of the national language

Submit application to International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15: 1-2 semesters starting the winter semester of the upcoming academic year

August 15: 1 semester starting the summer semester of the upcoming academic year – only for allocation of remaining spots

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living 600 to 800 euros
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

Practical Information

Support from the partner university: Yes

Information from the partner university

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
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Additional Information

Foreign Office
Study in Taiwan