National Tsing Hua University - NTHU



Bettina Dinter

RWTHworldwide: Asia


+49 241 80 90812



Current Opportunities



National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu is one of the most reputable universities in Taiwan. Its focus is on technology and natural science courses of study. The university has seven colleges, 17 departments, and 18 independent institutes, that are located on a large campus. The university, which has a strong postgraduate program, employes over 500 full time professors.

The Hsinchu Science Park, which is closely connected to the university, is located near the university campus. The Science Park is considered the Taiwanese Silicon Valley with a high concentration of important companies from the high-tech industry.

Students who return from Tsing Hua University are generally very pleased with their study abroad experience. Both the university and the city of Hsinchu offer a borad range of leisure activities. Moreover, Taipeh can be easily reached from the campus: buses between Hsinchu and Taipeh run every five minutes, starting from the main gate of the campus. The ride takes about 60 to 90 minutes and costs about 100 NTD, which is approximately 2.96 Euros (single ride).

General Information







Number of Students



National Tsing Hua University

International Internship Programm of the National Tsing Hua University

Office of Global Affairs at National Tsing Hua University


Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester). Note that you will not be allowed to take Master courses there.
Master students in the 2nd semester or higher
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

1 to 2 semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

Ten per semester

Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester:August to January
2nd semester: February to July

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Course Offerings

Courses offered in English

Courses offered in the national language

Language Courses

Summer School

Winter School - Note: The first RWTH applicant pays 100 US dollars less than any other applicants.

Language Courses

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

An English certificate from the RWTH Language Center called placement test counts as proof of language skills.

Submit application to International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

You can find further information on the application portal website.

Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living 600 to 800 euros
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

Practical Information

Support from the partner university: Yes

Information from the partner university

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports

See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges

Impressions from the National Tsing Hua University

Additional Information

Foreign Office
Study in Taiwan