Founded in 1955, National Taiwan University of Arts is a leading and most comprehensive art university in Taiwan focusing on arts, design and communications. NTUA comprises five colleges which include College of Fine Arts, College of Design, College of Communications, College of Performing Arts, and College of Humanities.
Over the past six decades, the School's outstanding alumni are too numerous to enumerate, including well-known Oscars Best Director's Award winner Ang Lee, as well as many musicians, dancers, artists and designers. In addition to day division undergraduate programs and graduate programs, there are also Extended Bachelor Degree Courses (evenings), two-year in-service BA programs, and in-service MA programs. Located in New Taipei City, the university employs about 100 staff members, 162 full-time faculty members, and 637 part-time teachers. The university is home to about 5,400 students.
1. An individual of foreign nationality, who has never held a nationality status from the Republic of China and who does not possess an overseas compatriot student status at the time of his/her application, is qualified to apply for admission under this regulation.
2. An individual of foreign nationality, pursuant to the following regulations and who has continuously stayed overseas for no less than 6 years is also qualified to apply for admission under this regulation.
(1) An individual who has a nationality status from the Republic of China at the time of his/her birth but does not hold a household registration must state this on his/her college application.
(2) An individual who has had nationality status from the Republic of China but has no R.O.C. nationality at the time of his/her application shall have an annulled status regarding his/her R.O.C. nationality for no less than 8 years after an annulment of his/her R.O.C. nationality by the Ministry of the Interior. Regarding individuals mentioned in both of the above subparagraphs, they must not have studied in Taiwan under the status of an overseas compatriot nor received placement permission for an academic school year by the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Compatriot Students.
3. Who can apply? "MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan": Students who possess a non-ROC nationality and are pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree at NTUA . Applicants who wish to apply to NTUA should do so in accordance with the aforementioned MOE regulations. Violation of these regulations will result in the immediate cancellation of the applicant's admission, the deprivation of the applicant's recognized status as a NTUA registered student, or the revocation of the applicant's NTUA diploma. In addition, no academic certificate will be conferred.
1. Documentary proof of nationality :
b. Those applicants who meet the provisions of Article 2, Clause 2, or Article 3 of the “MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan”need to submit documents in accordance with their identity, such as: permit of ROC nationality revocation, entry and exit records, affidavit of no household registration in the ROC, or other supporting documents.
2. Declaration for international degree student applicants : Please downlaod at https://international.ntua.edu.tw/download/list/type/19 , print, and sign it.
3. Academic qualification certificates in Chinese or English
a. Bachelor's degree program applicants: high school (or above) graduation certificate b. Master's degree program applicants: Bachelor's degree (or above) certificate
c. Doctorate degree program applicants: Master's degree (or above) certificate
4. Transcript over years, in Chinese or English a. Bachelor's degree program applicants: transcript over the years for high school (or above) studies b. Master's degree program applicants: transcript over the years for Bachelor's degree (or above) studies
c. Doctorate degree program applicants: transcript over the years for Master's degree (or above) studies 5. Study plans in Chinese or English a. Every applicant is required to make a study plan.
b. In cases where the department/graduate school the student wishes to apply requires a particular format or number of words for the study plan, please be sure to follow the requirements of the department/graduate school.
6. Financial statement issued by bank
a. Those applicants, who have received scholarships, please upload proof of award.
b. In cases of current application for scholarships, please submit proof of receipt or proof of application from the relevant scholarship application review office.
c. Those applicants, who have not received a scholarship, should please upload proof issued by the relevant bank of fund deposited with at least NTD 200,000 (USD 6,000). If the bank account holder is a person who is sponsoring the applicant student, please attach proof of the relationship with the applicant, signed by the sponsor.
7. Photograph Please upload a frontal color photograph, without headwear, taken within the past six months.
8. Other documents to be submitted Those applicants who meet the provisions of Article 2, Clause 2 or Article 3 of the “MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan” need to submit supporting documents in accordance with their ID status, such as permit of ROC nationality revocation, entry and exit records, affidavit for no household registration in the ROC, and other supporting documents. 9. Additional application documents required by individual department/graduate school.
|Intake||Application Deadlines||Course Begins||Announcement|
|Fall semester||Dec 15 - Mar 01||september||30 April|
Apply by Online system and mailing hard copies:
1. Website: http://international-application.ntua.edu.tw/foreign
2. Please memorize the e-mail and password you use when making application online, to facilitate making changes to information during the period when the application system is open, supplementing documents, logging in to send e-mails or check the results of queries, and so on.
3. Please go to our website to download the application affidavit for foreign students, print and sign it, scan it and upload it to the online application system, and send it together with original documents and other relevant documents to the school.
4. After completing online application, please use the system to print two copies of the application form, sign, and mail them to the School along with other relevant documents.
5. Please be sure to upload the payment proof within the period open for making applications. If delay results in loss of application eligibility, the responsibility for this lies with the student who makes the application.
Details for mailing hard copies:
1. Mailing address: Office of International Affairs, National Taiwan University of Arts No. 59, sec. 1, Da-guan Rd., Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.) Zip code: 22058 TEL: +886-(0)-2-22722181 extension 1923
2. Hard copy documents should be printed on white A4-size paper, and arranged into a booklet in the following order, placed in a large envelope, and sent in a standard B4-size envelope, then mail to us.
a. Original version of application form (Print 2 copies and sign your name)
b. Photocopies of proof of nationality documents
c. Signed original version of affidavit d. Photocopy of academic qualification certificate in Chinese or English
e. Photocopy of transcript over the years of studies for last degree, in Chinese or English
f. Other documents which should be submitted g. Documents required by the department/graduate school to which the application is made Application Guidelines
A. Each student can only apply to ONE department/graduate school.
B. Oral test or interview Depending on circumstances, some departments/graduate schools may require oral tests or Interviews. Please refer to the relevant application requirements of individual departments/graduate schools.
C. Language proficiency requirements: The NTUA requires those students who take classes taught primarily in Chinese should have basic Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Foreign students should attach relevant proof of language abilities such as basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills when applying for admission. As a basis for reviewing of the qualification for admission, it is recommended to follow the relevant regulations of each department/graduate school.
D. Those who apply for any scholarship from the Ministry of Education (MOE), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), or Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) under the Executive Yuan, ROC, should submit proof of Chinese proficiency required, respectively. Any award winner who fails to submit Chinese proficiency proof before being enrolled at school would lose qualifications for receiving the scholarship and the responsibility for this lies with the student who makes the application.
E. For detailed information about the scholarship offered by ROC Government, please log on https://taiwanscholarship.moe.gov.tw/web/b01.html or consult to ROC embassy or representative office in applicant’s home country.
F. Please be sure to read this application brochure and requirements of relevant department/graduate school carefully before submitting payment, to avoid the case where your application is canceled or your admission eligibility is affected due to invalid qualifications.
G. The certificates of academic qualification submitted by students at the time of application should be verified according to the provisions of the Ministry of Education's “Guidelines for Verification of Foreign Academic Qualification Certificates.”
H. All international students should enter in NTUA as the 1st grade of the program the applicant applied.
I. In cases where students have been enrolled or admitted, but it is then discovered that their application eligibility is not in accordance with the provisions of the Ministry of Education's “MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan” or that documents submitted are false, fake, fraudulent, forged or have been altered, or qualifications are not valid, or other suchlike circumstances, application or admission eligibility will be canceled. In cases where enrolled students are expelled from the School, academic qualifications achieved at the School (including credits and status as student) will not be recognized, and no documents of any kind shall be issued.
J. In cases where students have been enrolled or admitted, but it is then discovered that their application documents, portfolios, personal works and others are false, fake, plagiarized, fraudulent, forged or have been altered, or qualifications are not valid, or other suchlike circumstances, application or admission eligibility will be canceled. In cases where enrolled students are expelled from the School, academic qualifications achieved at the School (including credits and status as student) will not be recognized, and no documents of any kind shall be issued.
K. When applicant students are admitted, it doesn’t guarantee obtaining a visa. Visa applications must be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Bureau of Consular Affairs or representative offices abroad. For visa-related regulations, please consult to the ROC representative offices abroad.
L. Matters not covered by this brochure shall be handled in accordance with relevant laws and regulations and the resolutions made by this School's committee.