NHU / Nanhua University
CLOSED
Chiayi County Taiwan
Program A/B
2020 Fall (1st,2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

Nanhua University (NHU) was founded in 1996 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. Funded through the support of millions of Fo Guang Shan followers, NHU is the first comprehensive and multidisciplinary university established by Fo Guang Shan. NHU is a member of the Fo Guang Shan International University Consortium, the country’s first cross-nation university system.

Our educational philosophy is based on the principles of diligence, honesty, and humility. These principles are the defining qualities and driving force at NHU to cultivate students to realize their goals, make a leading contribution to society, and serve the disadvantaged and underprivileged. The curricula and programs offered at NHU center around Life Education, Environmental Sustainability, Intellectual Innovation, and the Three Acts of Goodness initiative. 

NHU has approximately 5,500 students: 78% undergraduates and 22% postgraduates. There are five colleges: College of Management, College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Design, and College of Science and Technology, with a total of 20 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs, and 1 doctoral program.

With three dormitories surrounded by nature that can accommodate over 2,000 students on campus, it is a peaceful and relaxing environment for students to dedicate their time to academic and leisure activities. Together with convenient transportation and friendly locals, NHU is the ideal institution for students seeking higher education.

Academic and cultural exchanges are key drivers for students to advance their studies beyond the classroom. NHU’s guiding endeavor is to cultivate students to seek knowledge and enjoy learning by experiencing, interacting, and engaging with different cultures and people. NHU has numerous partner universities worldwide, and we continue to initiate collaborative programs across all disciplines with the aim of providing more opportunities for students to expand their outlook on the world.

Country/Territory
Taiwan
Mailing Address
62249
No.55, Sec. 1, Nanhua Rd., Dalin Township , Chiayi County , Chiayi County
Tel
+886-5-272-1001
Fax
+886-5-242-7168
Website

http://en.nhu.edu.tw/

http://oica2.nhu.edu.tw/main.php

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

Lingyu@nhu.edu.tw/nhu.oica@nhu.edu.tw

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

2students / Semester

approx USD $1800

Local currencyNTD

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒30

Update date 17/Apr/2020 06:55:33
Outline ID 546

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Nanhua University (NHU) was founded in 1996 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. Funded through the support of millions of Fo Guang Shan followers, NHU is the first comprehensive and multidisciplinary university established by Fo Guang Shan. NHU is a member of the Fo Guang Shan International University Consortium, the country’s first cross-nation university system.

Our educational philosophy is based on the principles of diligence, honesty, and humility. These principles are the defining qualities and driving force at NHU to cultivate students to realize their goals, make a leading contribution to society, and serve the disadvantaged and underprivileged. The curricula and programs offered at NHU center around Life Education, Environmental Sustainability, Intellectual Innovation, and the Three Acts of Goodness initiative.

NHU has approximately 5,500 students: 78% undergraduates and 22% postgraduates. There are five colleges: College of Management, College of Humanities, College of Social Sciences, College of Arts and Design, and College of Science and Technology, with a total of 20 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs, and 1 doctoral program.
Teaching Language Chinese/English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 07/Sep/2020 To: 15/Jan/2021
2nd Semester
From: 15/Feb/2021 To: 25/Jun/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEIC: 400 - 495, IELTS: 4.5, TOEFL iBT: 52 - 56, TOEFL ITP: 470 - 484 or
HSK(Chinese Proficiency Test): 3, CHUKEN(Test of Chinese Proficiency): 4(Prerequisite)

At least applicants can communicate in English/Chinese.

Academic Field
Architecture
--Environmental Design/Architecture, --Landscape Architecture,
Area Studies
--Area Studies, Other, --Asian Studies, --European Studies, --Pacific Rim Studies,
Biology
--Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, --Botany/Plant Biology,
Business
--Accounting, --Business Management, --Economics, --Finance, --International Business/Trade/Commerce,
Communication
--Advertising, --Digital Communication and Media, --Journalism, --Mass Communication/Media Studies, --Radio and Television,
Computer and Information Sciences
--Computer Applications Programming, --Informatics,
Education
--Early Childhood Education,
English Language and Literature
--American Literature (United States), --English Literature (British and Commonwealth), --General Literature, --Professional/Technical Writing, --Writing,
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Tourism Management,
International/Global Studies
--International Relations and Affairs,
Philosophy and Religious Studies
--Buddhist Studies, --Religious Studies,
Psychology
--Counseling Psychology,
Social Sciences
--Political Science and Government,
Visual and Performing Arts
--Art Studies, --Design and Visual Communications, --Digital Arts, --Graphic Design, --Industrial and Product Design, --Interior Design, --Musicology and Ethnomusicology, --Painting,
GPA

2.5 / 4.3

Instruction Facilities and Other Supports *school buddy
*accommodation arrangement
*international students activities
*airport pick up service
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory
  • Off Campus accommodation

Housing charge
Local currency
  • NTD
Dormitory
  • USD $80 per month
Off Campus accommodation
  • USD $80 per month
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (Instuation offers)
USD 150/ per semester
Visa Process Please apply for a “Visitor Visa” before entering Taiwan.
Find the closest Taipei Representative Office to you using the following website: http://www.mofa.gov.tw/Official/Home/Index
Memo

For 2020 Fall semester exchange program, Nanhua University's nomination deadline is April 30th.

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:15/Jan/2021(4 months)
Second Semester
From:15/Feb/2021To:25/Jun/2021(4 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

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

Minimum
2Units
Maximum
15Units

General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
128Units
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program
4Years

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