TMU / Taipei Medical University
Taipei Medical University Short-term Exchange Program (TMU-STEP)
Taipei Taiwan
Program A/B
2021 Spring (2nd Cycle)
GPA 67.5% (Prerequisite)

General Information

Host Institution

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for more than half a century.  Around 6,000 students from over 40 countries are currently enrolled in TMU’s 11 colleges. TMU leads in many research areas including translational cancer research,  neuroscience and neurosurgery,  biomedical devices and tissue engineering, cell therapy and regenerative medicine, and biomedical informatics. As one of the capital city region’s largest healthcare systems, TMU’s 3 affiliated hospitals – TMU Hospital, Wan Fang Medical Center, and Shuang Ho Hospital – are all accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) to guarantee world-class standards and practices, providing ample opportunities for professional skills training and research. TMU’s education offers have expanded with the university’s commitment contributing to health service worldwide, accommodating interests of students from around the globe to develop area expertise and service their own communities. The permanent appointment of the university’s medical teams to assist the Kingdom of Eswatini and the Marshall Islands provides a unique opportunity for service and education, as well as enhancing Taiwan’s health diplomacy. TMU’s commitment to internationalization has resulted in over 40,000 alumni working to improve healthcare systems in 70 countries. As the university approaches its sixth decade, TMU continues to change and advance in global rankings that have placed it at the front of Taiwan’s private universities in medicine and health science. 

Mailing Address
4F, Comprehensive Building (Front), No. 250, Wuxing Street , Taipei , Taipei

Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
2nd cycle: 22/Sep/2020

*Application reception will begin on the 2nd cycle

Contact information

Accept Program A 2students / Semester
Accept Program B

0students / Semester

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒

Update date 26/Oct/2020 07:08:00
Outline ID 762

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Taipei Medical University Short-Term Exchange Program (TMU-STEP) provides an opportunity for students from universities around the world to study at TMU for one or two semesters. TMU-STEP consists of a wide variety of English-taught classes in Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy and Nutrition.
In addition to professional courses, students attending TMU-STEP may also sign up for Chinese language courses. Some participants can choose to conduct independent research (lab attachment) under the guidance of a TMU faculty member. There will also be opportunities to take part in numerous traditional and contemporary Taiwanese cultural activities.
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 22/Feb/2021 To: 25/Jun/2021
2nd Semester
From: 01/Aug/2021 To: 31/Jan/2022
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

2nd Semester is TBD
Our academic year usually starts with fall semester

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEFL iBT: 72 - 86, IELTS: 5 - 5.5(Prerequisite)

Academic Field

grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.

2.7 / 4 (67.5%)(Prerequisite)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Others

  • Formosa 101 Hostel (
Housing charge
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process Please refer to the website of Bureau of Consular Affairs for Visa Application (

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:14/Sep/2020To:15/Jan/2021(4 months)
Second Semester
From:22/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?


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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