NCTU / National Chiao Tung University
Incoming exchange program and Short-term research program
Hsinchu City Taiwan
Program A/B
2020 Spring (2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), originally founded in Shanghai in 1896 under the name of Nanyang College, was re-established in Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1958. The University has been the forerunner of science and technology. Subsequently, it has laid a firm foundation for the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), the “Silicon Valley” of Taiwan. In recent years, the University has taken a lead in integrating the fields of engineering, medicine and life sciences to effectively explore and deploy in biomedical technologies and in melding green energy developments.

Today, NCTU positions itself as a university of “holistic education, academic excellence, and technological innovation”. NCTU aims to become a hub of global high-tech R&D and an incubator of innovative and creative talents, and therefore, a top university in the world. Our ultimate goal is to establish a “great university” that can identify, challenge and prepare pioneers and leaders to advance human knowledge base and elevate human civilization in quantum scale.

Mailing Address
No. 1001, University Road, East District , Hsinchu City , Taiwan

Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
2nd cycle: 19/Sep/2019

*Application reception will begin on the 2nd cycle

Contact information

Accept Program A 3students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒

Update date 20/Apr/2020 05:36:27
Outline ID 340

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Inbound Exchange Program
-Students from our partner universities who wish to take courses at NCTU and are nominated by their home universities

Short-term Research Program
-Students admitted through Inbound Short-term Research Program are called "Inbound Research Student".
-All applicants must firstly identify a NCTU host professor and obtain the invitation letter before application.
-Office of International Affairs does not involve in matching students and NCTU host professors.
Teaching Language English and Mandarin
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 10/Feb/2020 To: 19/Jun/2020
Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEFL iBT: 72 - 86, IELTS: 5 - 5.5 Please refer to page 6 to page 9

Academic Field

Dept. of Electronics Engineering - minimum 3.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering - minimum 3.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale Dept. of Photonics - minimum 3.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale EECS Undergraduate Honors Program - minimum 3.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale Dept. of Transportation and Logistics Management - minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures - minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
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Visa Process

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:09/Sep/2019To:10/Jan/2020(5 months)
Second Semester
From:17/Feb/2020To:19/Jun/2020(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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