National Taiwan University - NTU



Bettina Dinter

RWTHworldwide: Asia


+49 241 80 90812




National Taiwan University is considered the best university in Taiwan and falls among the best universities worldwide in many renowned rankings. It has about 33000 enrolled students and is located in the center of Taipei. The university was originally founded in 1928 bei the Japenese during the Japanese emperial period. The university received its current name in 1945 after the Chinese regained control of the island. It is one of the best universities in the world for business and economics and offers a first class education with numerous renowned professors and very good facilities and supervision. The enormous campus contains most of the institutes, a giant sports center, an open air swimming pool, various tennis courts, a football field, a baseball diamond, two lakes, a large palm boulevard, student dorms, multiple cafeterias, etc.

The green city of Taipei with 2.6 million residents is located in northern Taiwan, offering an ideal location to discover the rest of the island with its numerous mountains, beaches, and cities. There is also a great deal to discover in Taipei as well, such as diverse restaurants, parks, night markets, bars, and enough nature including beaches, mountains, and rain forests.

General Information






1928, re-founded in 1945

Number of Students



National Taiwan University

International Office of National Taiwan Uiversity

Fact Sheet


Type of Agreement

University cooperation

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

ten per semester

Study Details

Semester Dates

First Semester: August to January
Second Semester: February to July

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Course Offerings

Courses offered in English

Courses offered in the national language

Language Courses

The university offers language courses during the academic semester.

Summer School

Prerequisites for the Application At least good academic performance
Language Requirements

The German Abitur certificate or equivalent 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.
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Additional Information

Foreign Office
Study in Taiwan