International Students
- Admissions
  • International students: Please check the regulations below for the qualification.
  • Dual degree students:
    The application procedures for dual degrees are the same as international students. However, dual degree application is only open for the applicants from the universities which have the dual degree agreement with NCTU. All applicants for dual degree need to be nominated by the home universities before starting the applications.
Please refer to "Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan" released by the Ministry of Education (MOE):

  • Make sure you are qualified to apply as an international student.
  • Check whether the department/institute for which you intend to apply accept international students.
  • Fill out the application form online, upload and submit all required documents.
  • Check whether you need to submit additional documents for the department/institute to which you intend to apply.
  • Prepare all required documents accordingly and confirm all required signatures.
  • Upload to our online application system by the specified deadline. Late submission and incomplete application will not be processed.

  • Online application procedures:
      • Information:
        • At least two recommenders information should be provided.
        • The recommenders are strongly advised to fill out recommendation letters online.
        • If, however, the recommendation letter is provided in paper format, please send the sealed and signed
        • letters to our office directly and make sure it arrives our office by the application deadline.

Our address for sending hardcopy recommendation letters:(please inform us by email first if the recommendation letters are sent to us.)
Division of International Admissions
Office of International Affairs,
National Chiao Tung University,
1001 University Road,
Hsinchu, 30010 Taiwan

  • Note:
    • If you are applying for more than one program, you should list the programs according to your preference and priority; if you are accepted to more than one program, we will only issue the admission offer from the program of your highest preference.
    • Sending original document is necessary if there is any doubts of uploaded files. However, no application documents will be returned, whether the applicant is admitted or not.
    • It is the applicants’ responsibility should the admission result be affected by not submitting the required documents as specified.
    • Admission to NCTU does not guarantee the issuance of a VISA for Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC).
    • For Fall Intake, applicants may only choose one batch; duplicated applicants may be disqualified from application.

For list of programs open for international admissions, please refer to:
Opening Programs AY2020-21.

To fill out the admission application form, please enter our Online Application System from the link below.
Online Application System
  • Notes:
    • After filling out the application information, submit the data and you will be able to print out the application form from there.
    • Complete all required signatures and upload other required documents accordingly.
    • If any problem arises while using this application system, please press "PrtScn" or "PrtScr" key on your keyboard and paste the image to your email message or a Word file. Email your questions and images to If you are not sure how the "PrtScn" key works, please look up "Print Screen" in your search engine for tutorials.
Intake Fall Semester Spring Semester
Application Period December 20 - March 5 August 10 – September 30
Announcement Mid-May Mid-November
Course Begins Mid-September Mid-February
  • Spring Intake is for graduate programs only.
  • Courses run for 18 weeks in each semester:
    Fall (August - January) and Spring (February - July). Please refer to NCTU Calendar.
  • Late and incomplete application will not be considered.