Teaching period starts
Teaching period ends
|Mid-Autumn Festival: September 18 - September 21
National Day: October 9 - October 11
New Year’s Day: January 1 - January 2
|228 Memorial Day: February 26 - February 28
Children’s Day & Tomb Sweeping Day: April 1 - April 5
Dragon Boat Festival: June 3
|November 8 - November 12
January 3 - January 7
|April 11 - April 15
June 13 - June 17
|Summer/Winter vacation||June 28 - September 10||January 24 - February 13|
1. Chinese: 90% : 90%
2. English: 10% : 10%
＊For English taught courses, please refer to:
1-semester or 2 semesters
NTUE Credit System Credit System
1 NTUE credit = 1 contact hour per week over 18 weeks
1 NTUE credit = 2 ECTS (For Reference Only)
1 NTUE credit = 1 credit hour (North American credit system)
Study Load for exchange students per Semester
One Course: 2~3 credits
One academic semester: 18 weeks
NTUE has no minimum load requirement for incoming exchange students, but we strongly advise you to check with your home institution regarding requirements on course load while studying in NTUE.
International students orientation and Registration will be on the same day and will be arranged before the Fall class begins.
Online course registration
There are 3 phases of the course registration process: the first and second online course registration windows, add/drop period and the manual courses adding a period
Online courses registration window: From December 29, 12 pm to January 3, 12 am (for whole school students to register); January 6 will announce the result.
Online course registration system: https://nsa.ntue.edu.tw/Eng （> Online Course Selection 線上選課 > Open class list search 公開課表查詢 > Student Registration 學生登記選課 ）
Account: Student ID No.
Online courses registration window: From January 10, 12 pm to January 18, 11 am; February 9 will announce the result.
Online course-adding & dropping, Inter-school course registration: From September 11 to September 25.
Manual Course Adding of Special Circumstances: (To be determined)
Dispatch the taken courses list:
Date: (To be determined)
Sign your name and return back the taken courses list:
Date: (To be determined)
＊NOTE:Remember to sign in and select the corresponding semester, when visiting the system of online course selection.
＊NTUE Method of Online Course Selection
Home Institution will determine the value of the credit for courses completed at NTUE. Policies of Home Universities determine the eligibility for transfer credit.
After each semester's final exam, students can access their scores online. A hard copy is sent to your home institution 6-8 weeks after scores are completed.
Any questions please see: https://academicntue.ntue.edu.tw/p/412-1002-453.php Division of Registration Curriculum
Or download the related form: https://academicntue.ntue.edu.tw/p/404-1002-5570.php
The Miscellaneous information down below includes daily living expenses, visa fees, insurance, etc..., the amount was estimated, exchange students can take this as a reference.
Estimated Living Expenses (for reference only)
Accommodation: NTD$8,350 (for 1 semester)
Bedding Set: NTD$1,500 ~ NTD$2,500 (including mattress, blanket, duvet, and pillow)
Books: NTD$3,000 (for 1 semester)
Meal: NTD$8,000 (per month)
Local Transportation: NTD$2,000 (per month)
Visa Application Procedures and Application Fee
We will send the document “Certificate of Admission” for your visa application.
All international students are required to apply for a student visa prior to their arrival in Taiwan.
1.Please refer to the website of Taipei Missions Abroad in your country: https://www.taiwanembassy.org/portalOfDiplomaticMission_en.html#ALL
2. Please fill out the “online application form”, refer to the website below: https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-166-284-6f5f7-2.html
3. Students with the People’s Republic of China nationality should pay an application fee of NTD$600 and a commission fee of NTD$15-20 for Taiwan Exit & Entry Permit.
Alien Residence Certificates (ARC) Application Fee
Those who enter Taiwan on a Resident Visa or get a Resident Visa after having arrived in Taiwan must apply for an ARC via Student Online ARC Application System: https://coa.immigration.gov.tw/coa-frontend/student/entry. Which must apply within 15 days from the next day of arrival or apply within 15 days from the Resident Visa issuance date. Duration of stay is noted on the ARC. The fee for 1 year ARC is approximately NTD$1,000
All international students are required to have medical and accident insurance in their home country to cover their medical expenses during their entire stay in Taiwan before enrolling in the NHI Program. Please provide a copy of the insurance you obtain from your home country on the registration date. If a student has no Insurance with you, we'll ask you to join the Insurance of NTUE and pay NTD3,000 (cover 6 months/make a full payment once for all).
According to National Health Insurance Act in Taiwan, international students who hold an ARC and have been staying in Taiwan for at least 6 months are required to enroll in the National Health Insurance (NHI) Program which costs NTD$826/month.
According to the regulations of NTUE, each exchange students' maximum exchange period is one academic year, the minimum exchange period is one semester. The exceptional extension can be accepted if both home and host institutions agree.
To extend or shorten the exchange period, you must contact and have the consent from your home institution first, and you must apply before December 1st during the Fall Semester (first semester) or June 1st during the Spring Semester (second semester). Please note that both extending or shortening your exchange period need to be approved by the home and host institutions. Extension requests are evaluated based on the situation at the time.
If you have any questions, please contact Division of International Affairs, office A709
Exchange students who wish to leave NTUE must start the procedure 2 weeks before leaving school, and print out the “NTUE School Leaving Form for Exchange Students” to collect the stamps in the following order: