Campus Life

DORMITORY INFORMATION

First campus

On-campus Dormitory: All degree program international students can choose to stay in on-campus dorms. Each room with a half bathroom can accommodate 4 students. Dorm staffs offer round-the-clock assistance. A variety of facilities such as Internet access, cafeterias, laundry machines, reading rooms, grocery shops, and recreation rooms are available. Leisure and recreation facilities include a track and field stadium, a baseball filed, an indoor swimming pool and a gym.

Room Type

Male Dorm :NTD 7,500-8,700 / semester

Female Dorm : NTD 8,200-8,700 / semester

>The Internet Fee will be charged NT $200 per semester. Besides, students need to purchase pre-paid card for paying electricity fee of air-conditioner.

In-Dorm Public Facilities: Internet Access, Study Room, Student Lounge, Grocery Shop, Restaurant and Self-Service Laundry Room.

Out-Dorm Public Facilities: Basketball Court, Sports Court, Indoor Swimming Pool (Chargeable) and Physical Fitness Center (Chargeable)


Nanzih campus

1.Five-person room: NTD 7,800(one semester)

2.Four-person room: NTD 8,550(one semester)

※Deposit: NTD 1,000(need to pay two semesters once,NTD 2,000)

About the deposit:

(1)To ensure you can live in the dormitory

(2)To pay the electricity fee of air-conditioner

(3)To pay the repair fees of dormitory


Cijing Campus

Four-person room: NTD 7,450(one semester)

※Deposit: NTD 1,250(need to pay two semesters once,NTD 2,500)

About the deposit:

(1)To ensure you can live in the dormitory

(2)To pay the electricity fee of air-conditioner

(3)To pay the repair fees of dormitory


Jiangong Campus

Male Dorm : NTD 8,250-9,300 /semester

Female Dorm : NTD 8,250-12,300 /semester

>NTD300 /semester for one person for the internet fee

>Students need to purchase pre-paid card for paying electricity fee of air-conditioner.

Public and Household Facilities: Student Lounge, Study Room, Laundry Room, Pantry, Information Center, Multi-function Reading Room, Motorcycle Parking Lot, Desk, Wardrobe, Bed frame, Electric fan are provided.


Yanchao Campus

Male Dorm : 10,000-13,600 NTD /semester

Female Dorm : 10,000-13,600 NTD /semester

>Students need to purchase pre-paid card for paying electricity fee of air-conditioner.

Public and Household Facilities: Student Lounge, Study Room, Laundry Room, Pantry, Information Center, Multi-function Reading Room, Motorcycle Parking Lot, Desk, Wardrobe, Bed frame, Electric fan are provided.


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GROUP MEDICAL INSURANCE

Regulation


International students are obligated to underwrite the insurance policy. If you would like to use your own insurance that you have purchased from your country, please verify it in one of Taiwan's embassies or representative offices in your country. If not, we will enroll you into Group Medical Insurance for a fee of TWD 500 each month before joining NHI.

 

Payment


The Group Medical Insurance fee is a one-time and non-refundable payment included in the tuition fee every semester. The cost is TWD 500 each month (according to the fee criteria by insurance company, so payment per semester is TWD 3,000 (from September to February and March to August).

 

Medical Treatment Procedures


If you need to receive medical treatment, please check the remarks to make sure that your medical treatment is included in this insurance and follow the procedures below:

1.Go to a hospital or clinic near you for treatment. 

2.Claim for a certificate of your diagnosis.

3.Pay the full fee for the treatment and get both the payment receipt and the certificate of diagnosis.

 

Compensation Application Procedures


For applying for the compensation, you need to bring the following listed documents to the OIA so that we can help you submit them to insurance company:

1.The original receipts of payment

2.The original certificate of diagnosis

3.Photocopy of your Post Office passbook cover

4.Compensation Application Form

5.Passport photocopy 

6.ARC photocopy (students who will stay more than 6 months in Taiwan)

For the same symptoms, the insurance company covers only one visit per day. The maximum coverage per visit is TWD 1,000, but does NOT include the hospital or clinic registration fee.



NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

Regulation


According to National Health Insurance Act, any foreigner staying in Taiwan with an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) over six months is obligated to underwrite an insurance policy under NHI.

A person staying in Taiwan for full 6 months definition:

A person who has, after receiving an ARC, stayed in Taiwan for six consecutive months, or exited Taiwan ONCE for fewer than 30 days within the actual period of stay, amounting to six months after the number of days that he or she has been away from Taiwan would be deducted.

 

Payment


The cost of National Health Insurance (NHI) should be included in the tuition fee every semester. If you are eligible to underwrite an insurance policy under NHI. The cost is TWD 749 each month (according to the fee criteria set by NHI), so payment per semester is TWD 4,494 (from September to February and March to August). Newly arrived students can underwrite an NHI insurance policy only when they have received ARC for six months. Thus, they join the group medical insurance instead at a cost of TWD 500 per month.

 

Guide of Insuring

For newly arrived freshmen who have been in Taiwan for six months:

Please come to OIA for an insurance payment form, pay at the Cashier Office, and then hand in your receipt, passport, ARC, one two-inch photograph and the NHI IC card application form to OIA to apply for the NHI IC card. OIA will send those documents to the Bureau of National Health Insurance.

The procedure will take about four weeks, and OIA will inform you once they receive your IC card.

 

Renewal of NHI IC Card


If you lose or damage your NHI IC card and need to renew it, please apply to the Bureau of National Health Insurance. Renewal costs TWD 200.



Alien Residence Certificate (ARC) Application

Please remember to apply for the Alien Resident Certificate and Re-entry Permit at the local office of Ministry of Interior National Immigration Agency on the next day upon arrival or within 15 days of the issue of their resident visa.
✽Address: 5 & 6 FL.,NO.6 Zhengnan St, Lingya Dist, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Tel:07-715-1660

Now, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) encourage students to apply ARC on Students Online Application System. If you meet some problem when apply ARC on the system, you can call the NIA customer service center (02-2796-7162). 
Alien Resident Certificate Application for Foreign Students and Overseas Chinese Students - Individual Application     https://coa.immigration.gov.tw/coa-frontend/foreign-student/individual

Required Documents

1.Alien Resident Certificate (except for first-time applicants)

2.2-inch photo (2 photos for first-time applicants; 1 photo for applicants for ARC extension.)

3.Original Passport and Resident Visa and one copy of each

4.Original Student ID Card or Enrollment Verification and one copy of it. (The freshman students could use NKUST admission as verification, National Immigration Agency Service Office will grant a ARC with six month validity in the beginning. When students accomplish registration and receive their student ID cards, they should extend their ARC to one year validity.).


Application Procedure

When applying for ARC, please prepare the required documents and go to the local service of Ministry of Interior National Immigration Agency. The process can be done in person or by an agent who is provided the certificate of entrustment signed by the applicant. But the first-time applicants shall apply for ARC personally.


Payment

1.NT$1,000 (One-Year Valid)

2.Applicants requesting ARC renewal due to the loss or damage of their ARC must pay NT$500 for the renewal process.


First-time Application

1.Resident Visa holders (or ones who obtained Resident Visa within ROC by visa change) are required to apply for the Alien Resident Certificate and Re-entry Permit at the local office of the Ministry of Interior National Immigration Agency on the next day upon arrival or within 15 days of the issue of your resident visa.

2.If Alien Resident Certificate holders need to leave and Re-enter ROC within the valid period of their ARC, they should apply for re-entry permits while applying for ARC.


ARC Extension

1. ARC application processing time: 10 working days (ARC can be picked up with the application fee receipt)

2. For over-staying foreigners who did not apply for ARC extension, their residence will be ceased by the authorized agency, and they may be expelled from Taiwan.

3. If you change your residence address or employer, you have to register the change with related documents at the service center of National Immigration Agency in your local residence within 15 days.

4. If you will continue your enrollment at NLUST, you shall apply for an extension within 30 days before your period of residency expire.

5. Graduates seeking employment in Taiwan are required to provide a graduation certificate to extend their period of stay. The maximum extension is six months, starting from the month of graduation. If students have postponed their graduation, they are required to provide documentation to keep or extend their ARC. Students will be granted a maximum extension of one year, according to their academic situation.

6. Overstay:

Overstay within 30 days (30th day excluded) but still enrolled: pay the fine and the application fee for the ARC extension

Overstay more than 30 days (30th day included) and still enrolled: pay the fine and leave the country in 7 days to apply for a new visa to re-enter Taiwan

Overstay fine:

1-10 days: NTD$2,000

11-30 days: NTD$4,000

31-60 days: NTD$6,000

61-90 days: NTD$8,000

over 91days: NTD$10,000

7. If you plan to leave Taiwan during the enrollment period, please make sure before your departure that your ARC will still be valid when you return to Taiwan. If necessary, please renew your ARC at the service center of National Immigration Agency in your local residence.

8. If you apply to leave the school (suspension, withdrawal, and graduation), your ARC with the purpose of study will become invalid after you complete the related school-leaving procedure. You shall return the ARC to the service center of National Immigration Agency in your local residence and leave Taiwan within the prescribed period. If you would like to return to NKUST after the suspension is over, you will need to re-apply a new visa to enter Taiwan.

9. ARC extension application form is the same as the ARC application form, see link above.

 


Jiangong Campus

1. By bus
(1)   Take the following bus and get off at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Jiangong): 16, 217, 33, 37, 53, 8008, 8009, 8021, 8041, 8049, 81, Red 30A, Red 30B (No service during semester breaks), yellow 1 line
(2)   Take the following bus and get off at Kaohsiung Industrial High School: 0 North, 0 South, 168 East Main Line, 168 West Main Line, 33, 37, 81, 8503
 
2. By train
After arriving at Kaohsiung Station, take bus Red 30 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Jiangong).
 
3. By Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR)
After arriving at Zuoying Station, take bus 16A to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Jiangong).
 
4. By MRT
Get off at R12 Houyi Station and then take bus Red 30 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Jiangong).
 
5. By car
(1)   Route 1: Take National Freeway No. 1 and exit at Jiouru Rd. Interchange to downtown → Jiouru Rd. → Dachang Rd.→ Jiangong Rd.
(2)   Route 2: Take National Freeway No. 1 and exit at Jhongjheng Rd. Interchange to downtown →Jhongjheng Rd.→ Dashun Rd. → Jiangong Rd.
(3)   Route 3: Kaohsiung International Airport to downtown→ Jhongshan Rd.→ Bo-ai Rd.→ Tongmeng Rd. → Jiangong Rd.
(4)   Route 4: THSR Zuoying Station→ Take National Freeway No. 1 and exit at Jiouru Rd. Interchange to downtown→Jiouru Rd.→ Dachang Rd.→ Jiangong Rd.
 

Yanchao Campus

1. By bus
Take bus 7A, 96, E04A, E09 (Extended Route), E10B and get off at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Yanchao)
 
2. By train
(1)   After arriving at Kaohsiung Station, take bus 8023 and get off at Jhuci.
(2)   After arriving at Nanzih Station, take bus 7A and get off at Jhuci.
 
3. By Taiwan High Speed Rail
After arriving at Zuoying Station, take bus E04A to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Yanchao)
 
4. By MRT
Get off at R21 Metropolitan Park, then take bus 7A and get off at Jhuci.
 
5. By car
Take National Freeway No. 10 and exit at Yanchao Interchange. Then drive on Taiwan Provincial Highway 22 and go northeast for about 3 kilometers.


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First Campus

1. By bus
Take the following bus and get off at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (First Campus): Red 58A (near student dorms), Red 58B, 97 (East and West Campus), 98 (East and West Campus)
 
2. By train
After arriving at Nanzih Station, take bus 97 or Red 58 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (First Campus).
 
3. By Taiwan High Speed Rail
After arriving at Zuoying Station, take the MRT Red Line to R21 Metropolitan Park or to R22 Cinqpu and then transfer to city bus.
 
4. By MRT
(1)   Get off at R21 Metropolitan Park and transfer to bus Red 58A, Red 58B or 97 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (First Campus)
(2)   Get off at R22 Cinqpu and transfer to bus 98 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (First Campus)
 
5. By car
(1)   Route 1: Exit at Nanzih Interchange to downtown → Jhongsing Rd. → University Rd.
(2)   Route 2: Exit at Gangshan Interchange to downtown → Jieshou East Rd. → Youcing Rd. → Jhongci Rd. → University Rd.
(3)   Route 3: Exit at Nanzih Interchange to Nanzih District → Tuku 1st Rd. →Tuku 2nd Rd. → Chuangsin Rd.
(4)   Route 4: Exit at Nanzih Interchange to Nanzih District → Nanzih Rd. → Chuangsin Rd.
 

Nanzih Campus

1. By bus
Take the following bus and get off at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Nanzih): 6, 29, 28, 301
 
2. By train
(1)   After arriving at Nanzih Station, transfer to bus 6 or 29 to National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Nanzih)
(2)   After arriving at Kaohsiung Station, transfer to bus 28 or 301 and get off at Houjin Junior High School
 
3. By Taiwan High Speed Rail
After arriving at Zuoying Station, take the MRT Red Line to R20 Houjin Station and walk about 100 meters.
 
4. By MRT
Take the MRT Red Line to R20 Houjin Station and walk about 100 meters.
 
5. By car
(1)   Route 1: Exit at Nanzih Interchange to downtown → Nanyang Rd. → Cinan Rd. → Tuku 1st Rd. → Haijhuan Rd.
(2)   Route 2: Exit at Gangshan Interchange to downtown → Nanyang Rd. → Jiachang Rd. → Haijhuan Rd.
(3)   Route 3: Take Taiwan Provincial Highway 1 to Gaonan Bridge to the direction of Kaohsiung, drive on Jiachang Rd. and turn right to Haijhuan Rd.
 

Cijin Campus

1. By bus
Take the following bus and get off at National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Cijin): Red 9, Orange 1 (to Gushan Ferry Pier) and 248 (to GuShan Ferry Pier),
 
2. By train
After arriving at Kaohsiung Station, take bus Orange 1 or 248 to Gushan Ferry Pier. Then take the ferry to Cijin Island. After you get off the ferry, take city bus Red 9 and get off at Cijin Elementary School or you can walk along Jhongjhou 3rd Rd. for ten minutes to Cijin Campus.
 
3. By Taiwan High Speed Rail
After arriving at Zuoying Station, take the MRT Red Line to R11 Kaohsiung Main Station and transfer to city bus.
 
4. By MRT
From R11 Kaohsiung Main Station, take bus Orange 1 or 248 to Gushan Ferry Pier. Then take the ferry to Cijin Island. After you get off the ferry, take city bus Red 9 and get off at Cijin Elementary School or you can walk along Jhongjhou 3rd Rd. for ten minutes to Cijin Campus.
 
5. By car
(1)   Route 1: Exit at Cianjhen Yugang Interchange to Cijin → Yugang Rd. → Sinsheng Rd. → Kaohsiung Cross-Harbor Tunnel → Jhongjhou 1st Rd. → Jhongjhou 3rd Rd.
(2)   Route 2: Kaohsiung International Airport → Jhongshan Rd. → Jinfu Rd. → Kaohsiung Cross-Harbor Tunnel → Jhongjhou 1st Rd. → Jhongjhou 3rd Rd.