National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Length of study: 1 or 2 semesters
Language of instruction: Mandarin Chinese (courses are available in English for postgraduate students)
About: Taiwan Tech has five campuses: the main Taipei campus and branch campuses at Tu-Cheng, Keelung, Gong-Guan and Chupei, with a combined total area of 29.44 hectares. The main campus, situated in a district of Taipei with convenient transportation and beautiful surroundings, covers an area of about 10 hectares. Current enrolment includes 5,605 undergraduates and 4,902 graduate students with 415 full-time faculties.
- Due to renovations, Taiwan Tech is not able to provide incoming students with accommodation for their exchange period. Students are advised to find housing by themselves.
- Independent housing options
- Recommended areas: Da’an District and Zhongzheng District where Taiwan Tech, National Taiwan Normal University, National Taiwan University are located
- Reasonable rate per person per month is between NT$ 7000- NT$ 14000, depending on room types and location.
- Living costs: Living costs are estimated at $4,000 per semester. Health insurance (not mandatory) can be purchased through Taiwan Tech at a cost of $150.00.
- (List suitable for exchange): The course lists are usually made available 1-2 months prior to the start of semester. All areas are open to exchange students except department/ courses for in-service workers, suggested areas: Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering etc.
- Course catalogue
- Credit load: Undergraduate students typically take 9 credits per semester. Subjects are usually worth 2 or 3 credits (with each credit representing 18 teaching/contact hours). Each subject runs for the entire semester (18 weeks). Students in the final year of their Bachelor may take Master’s level courses at no extra charge – students are welcome to take courses from different departments.
- Master’s level: students take 1 course per semester, they are welcome to choose from different departments. Credit fees apply if students want to take courses at a lower level.
- For PhD level: students take 1 course per semester, they are welcome to choose from different departments. Credit fees apply if students want to take courses at a lower level.
- Courses designed for in-service workers are not available for students.