Inbound Exchange Program:
  • Exchange Students
  • Exchange Students are nominated by NCTU’s partner universities (with valid student exchange agreement) and enroll in the nominated department or institute.
  • Exchange Students are exempted from paying tuition fees and are required to meet the minimum credit requirements.
  • Chinese courses are free for Exchange Students.

  • Visiting Students
  • Students from NCTU’s partner universities are self-nominated to join the fee-paying exchange program.
  • Students from non-partner universities who wish to take courses at NCTU.
  • Visiting Students have to pay for their tuition fees and credit fees and are required to meet the minimum credit requirements.
  • Chinese courses are free for Visiting Students.

Inbound Short-term Research Program:
  • Short-term Research Students
  • Short-term Research Students from international universities who wish to do research work at NCTU (less than 180 days).
  • Students will need to find an NCTU host professor first before submitting their application to this program.
  • Students need to apply to this program two months before the tentative research start date.

Academic Year/Semester Structure
Fall (First) Semester From To
Orientation week starts Early September (the week before classes start) (TBC)
Classes start Mid-September Mid-January
Spring (Second) Semester From To
Orientation week starts Mid-February (the week before classes start) (TBC)
Classes start Mid-February Late June