【2022 Spring Semester International Student Admission Application Information】

Application Deadline:October 31, 2021 


1.  2022 Application Requirements and Admission Quotas for International Degree Students 
2.  NKUST Online Application System for International Students 


Admission Information



Spring semester application (Master/PhD Program) starts

September 01- October 31

Admission results announcement and online registration


Letter of Admission is mailed out


Orientation for international new students / School Opening/ Enrollment



Application Documents

There is no application fee for international students. However, applicants are required to submit the completed application before October 31, 2021. Late submissions will not be considered for spring semester 2022 admission. All of the following items should be submitted at the same time via NKUST Online Application System for International Students.
(1)One completed application form (Fill in the online application form).
(2)Certificate of Nationality (passport, alien residence certificate).
(3)Academic credentials:
    A.Academic credentials from Mainland China: The regulations governing the accreditation of schools in Mainland China shall apply.
    B.Academic credentials from Hong Kong or Macao: Academic credential verification and accreditation methods adopted in Hong Kong or Macao shall apply.
    C.Academic credentials from other areas:
      (a) Photocopied certificate of current highest-level diploma and original transcript (A copy of Chinese or English translation shall be submitted if in a language other than Chinese or English) must be authenticated by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the applicant resides (Refer to Note 4).
      (b) Applicants who are graduating students without the proper diploma certificates at the time of application should provide upon enrollment the official diploma certificates for verification. Applicants should provide high school diploma for undergraduate studies, bachelor’s degree diploma for graduate studies, and master’s degree diploma for doctoral studies.
      (c) Once admitted, students must provide original copies of diploma certificates for review upon registration.
      (d) Translation of certified copies of diploma certificates MUST be authenticated by the school from which students graduated and by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the student resides.
“ROC representative offices abroad” refers to ROC embassies, consulates, representative offices, trade offices, or other agencies authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ROC 
  D.One Official Transcripts 
  •      This must be authenticated by the school/college/university from which students graduated and by the ROC embassy, consulate office, or Taipei Economic & Culture Office of the country in which the student resides. In addition, the transcript must bear the official seal of the institute issuing the transcript. 
  E.The applicant must show documented evidence that sufficient funds to cover all tuition, fees and living expenses are available for the first year of their studies at NKUST, by one of the following means:
     (a) A photocopy of scholarship award notification (scholarship award notification is certified by Taiwan government not by NKUST).
     (b) An official bank statement is required and should be issued in English/Chinese (dated within the last 3 months). In the case the bank statement is not issued in the name of the applicant, a signed declaration must be provided from the sponsor. In the declaration it should clearly state the sponsor’s relationship with the applicant and commitment to cover the applicant’s all expenses in Taiwan. 
  F.The Certificate of Nationality Renouncement of Republic of China is required for applicants who have once held Republic of China citizenship. The date of renouncement must be longer than 8 years prior to school start date. 
  G.At least one letter of Recommendation.
  H.Certificate of English proficiency.
  I.Certificate of Mandarin proficiency. (Optional)
  J.Other materials required by specific departments/institutes. 
* Incomplete application packets will not be considered.