National Taiwan University (Taipei)


National Taiwan University is a universitywide partner in Taipei, Taiwan.

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

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

Orientation generally commences the last week of August for Semester I and the 2nd week of August for Semester II.

Exams take place the 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of June for Semester II.

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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

Once exchange students fulfill the prerequisites or have the consent of their instructors, they are allowed to take any courses at NTU except the practical training courses in the school of Medicine.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes. Courses at Master’s level are only open to exchange students in graduate level of study at their home university; undergraduate exchange students may not be allowed to take them.

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Housing assistance

NTU dormitory is not available for exchange students. Students are responsible for arranging their own accommodation for their exchange period a NTU. 

The university has provided a list of reliable accommodation platforms here.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, foreigners visiting Taiwan are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine and 7 days of self health management. Currently the quarantine fee is around TWD 60,000 (including 3 meals a day).

Estimated living costs

Average living costs are around 182,000 TWD per semester or €1100 per month. (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

6-10 places per year.


Selection was necessary in the past few years.

You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.



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