National Sun Yat-sen University (Kaohsiung)

National Sun Yat-sen University is a universitywide partner university in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Welcome to Sun Yat sen University (YouTube)

Introduction of National Sun Yat-sen University (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September - 3rd week of December
Semester II: 2nd week of February - 1st week of June

Orientation generally commences the last week of August for Semester I and the 1st week of February for Semester II.

Exams take place the 3rd week of December for Semester I and the last week of May for Semester II.

Academic calendar


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

There is no specific language requirement for this destination.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Every foreign student is guaranteed to have an on-campus dormitory. 

More information about the dorms.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €330-460. (Estimate from 2022)

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses in the Fact Sheet here.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4-6 places per year.


Selection was not necessary in the past few years. 


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.