CCU / National Chung Cheng University
Incoming Exchange/ Visiting Student Program at National Chung Cheng University
Chia-Yi Taiwan
Program A/B
2020 Fall (1st,2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

National Chung Cheng University was founded to meet the needs of qualified, highly motivated persons whose main goal is to pursue professional career and make a positive impact to this world.

It’s the first university in Taiwan to operate the regional campus in the Southern Taiwan Science Park to build up the co-op relationship with high-tech manufactures, CCU achieves the links between academic researches and industrial developments.

The university is the first in Taiwan to establish a TEAL (technology enabled active learning used at the MIT, USA) classroom to seek novel ways to enhance pedagogical effectiveness.

Academic Highlights

1. As a top research institute in promoting academic integrity:

Ÿ A total of 125 professors have been awarded nationally recognized academic or research awards.

Ÿ The Department of Life Science led the world by successfully isolating ovarian cancer stem cell.

Ÿ The Graduate Institute of Linguistics has successfully developed the globally recognized ”Sign Language Dictionary Online.”

Ÿ All departments in College of Engineering have been approved by Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET) for course accreditations.

Ÿ Collaborative projects have been launched or partnership agreements have been signed with the government, private organizations, and academic institutes home and abroad, such as Industrial Technology Research Institute, Central Police University, National Health Research Institutes, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Tzu Chi General Hospital and Chia-yi Christian Hospital.

Ÿ The university has pioneered research into the disciplines as opto-mechatronics, criminology, and seismology, and has highly ranked Colleges of Law, Management, and Engineering.

2. As a leading university in teaching excellence: the university has been supported by MOE Teaching Excellence Project in 6 consecutive years since 2006.

3. As a green university: Since 2009, the energy-saving measures and “Green Campus program” have been funded with the government support to build as an exemplary site of a green campus through solar power.

4. As a center for educational services: The university is committed to offering valued educational services to the community as well as alumni of the university.

5. As one university in southern Alliance university system: The university is forging a southern Alliance with three other main research-intensive universities in central and southern Taiwan for sharing educational resources, enhancing collaborative research with local industries, and fostering inter-university research projects.  

2016 Google University Ranking: 13th in Taiwan, 110th in Asia, 601st in the World 
2016 Round University Ranking: 532th in the World 2015 Shanghai University Ranking: Within top 50 
2016 Times Higher Education University Ranking: 9th in Taiwan, 601-800 in the World 
2017 QS World University Rankings by Subjects: Electrical Engr, Computer Science, Mechanical Engr, Humanities, Social Science, Linguistics, Engineering and Technology 
2016 Google University Ranking: 13th in Taiwan, 110th in Asia, 601st in the World 
2016 Round University Ranking: 532th in the World 
2015 Shanghai University Ranking: Within top 50 
2016 Times Higher Education University Ranking: 9th in Taiwan, 601-800 in the World 
2017 QS World University Rankings by Subjects: Electrical Engr, Computer Science, Mechanical Engr, Humanities, Social Science, Linguistics, Engineering and Technology

Mailing Address
168 University Rd, Min-Hsiung , Chia-Yi , Taiwan

Study Abroad Year
Fall Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:06/Jan/2020
2nd cycle: 16/Mar/2020
Contact information

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

2students / Semester

Local currencyNTD

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒31

Update date 20/Apr/2020 05:37:53
Outline ID 505

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Each applicant is required to choose one from our academic programs as the hosting department. In addition to the courses at hosting department, it’s also available for exchange/ visiting students to choose the class at our Center for Language Studies and other colleges/ departments (must be agreed by each lecturer). The CCU Center for Language Studies offers various courses, according information is available at:
(Free for exchange/visiting students.)
Teaching Language English/ Chinese
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 07/Sep/2020 To: 29/Jan/2021
2nd Semester
From: 12/Feb/2021 To: 30/Jun/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEIC: 670 - 785, TOEFL ITP: 567 - 601, TOEFL iBT: 87 - 98, IELTS: 6 - 6.5 or
HSK(Chinese Proficiency Test): 3

For those who apply for our Department of Chinese Literature, Certificate of Chinese proficiency TOCFL 3 or HSK 3 is mandatory. For other departments, there is no official requirement, but students must be fluent in either the Chinese or English language.

Academic Field
--Animal Sciences, --Soil Sciences,
--Anatomy, --Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, --Biometry/Biometrics, --Biophysics, --Endocrinology, --Genetics, --Microbiology and Immunology, --Neuroscience, --Oncology and Cancer Biology, --Parasitology, --Physiology,
--Accounting, --Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, --Auditing, --Business Communications, --Business Management, --Business Statistics, --E-Commerce, --Economics, --Entrepreneurship, --Finance, --Human Resources Management, --International Business/Trade/Commerce, --Labor and Industrial Relations, --Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, --Management Information Systems, --Marketing, --Organizational Behavior Studies, --Organizational Leadership, --Real Estate,
--Advertising, --Digital Communication and Media, --Intercultural Communication, --Journalism, --Mass Communication/Media Studies, --Photojournalism, --Public Relations, --Publishing, --Radio and Television,
Computer and Information Sciences
--Artificial Intelligence, --Computer and IT Support Services, --Computer Applications Programming, --Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, --Informatics, --Web Page/Multimedia Design,
--Adult and Continuing Education, --Curriculum and Instruction, --Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, --Secondary Education, --Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education, --Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language,
--Chemical Engineering, --Computer Engineering, --Computer Software Engineering, --Electrical and Electronics Engineering, --Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology, --Mechanical Engineering, --Nanotechnology, --Robotics, and Automation Engineering, --Systems Engineering,
English Language and Literature
--American Literature (United States), --English Literature (British and Commonwealth), --General Literature, --Professional/Technical Writing, --Rhetoric and Composition, --Writing,
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Chinese Language and Literature, --Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, --Comparative Literature, --Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, --French Language and Literature, --German Language and Literature, --Interpretation and Translation, --Japanese Language and Literature, --Latin Language and Literature, --Linguistics, --Spanish Language and Literature,
--Asian History, --European History, --History, Other, --Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
International/Global Studies
--International Relations and Affairs,
Law/Criminal Justice
--Business Law, --Corrections, --Criminology, --International Business, Trade, and Tax Law, --International Law, --Juvenile Corrections, --Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis, --Legal Studies, --Pre-Law Studies,
Liberal Arts and Sciences
--Statistics, --Topology and Foundations,
Natural Resources/Conservation
--Environmental Science,
Philosophy and Religious Studies
--Ethics, --Philosophy,
Physical Sciences
--Chemistry, --Geochemistry and Petrology, --Geology/Earth Science, --Optics, --Physics,
--Behavioral Sciences, --Biopsychology, --Clinical Psychology, --Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics, --Counseling Psychology, --Developmental and Child Psychology, --Educational Psychology,
Social Sciences
--Human Development and Family Studies, --Political Science and Government, --Sociology,
Sports Studies
--Kinesiology and Exercise Science, --Sport and Fitness Management, --Sports Studies,
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports We arrange buddy program and self-paid pick-up service for exchange students.
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
  • USD $100 per month
Off Campus accommodation
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Others
Students must make sure to have an adequate health insurance which is valid during their study period at CCU, covering both medical reimbursement (outpatient and inpatient) and accidental death & disability.
Visa Process International exchange students who plan to stay in Taiwan for more than six months are required to apply for a resident visa.
According information is available at:

Those who plan to stay in Taiwan for less than six months are required to apply for a visitor visa.
According information is available at:

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:07/Sep/2020To:29/Jan/2021(5 months)
Second Semester
From:12/Feb/2021To:30/Jun/2021(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
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Semester Load in Credits/Units

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


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Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
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