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update date : 2023-01-17

Admission Prospectus for International Students

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Admission Regulations

Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan (Ministry of Education)

National Cheng Kung University Regulations Governing the Enrollment of International Students


※Before apply: 

  1. Confirm your eligibility to apply as an international student, please refer to "Applicant's Eligibility".
  2. Check the available current departments/institutes programs that you intend to apply, please refer to "Current Programs" via the application portal. (or click)
  3. Prepare the required documents and the application fee, please see "Required Documents" and  Payment instructions for details.
  4. Check with the Current Programs (via the applicaiton portal) if the chosen departments/institutes require additional documents, interviews and/or tests. (*Interview details and schedules will be notify by the department/instituion if necessary.)
  5. Complete the application online via the applicaiton portal before the deadline.

※How to apply: 

  • Register for only ONE account (please use your e-mail address as your username) on the application portal.
  • Verify your e-mail address, then log in to fill out information and choose maximum two departments/institutes. 
  • Upload all required and department/institution additional required (if applicable) documents to the corresponding category (PDF formats only)
  • Pay the application fee of NT$1,600 by bank transfering or credit card.
  • Before submitting application, double-check if all information and documents are provided correctly.
  • Notification email to the recommenders will be sent after submitting your application.

- For facilitating two recommendation letters, there are 3 ways to provide:

  1. Upload by yourself
  2. Upload or fill out the content by your recommenders via the link provided in the notification email.
  3. Invited recommenders in your application can email the letter to us, and we can help upload.

Before starting the application, please check out the application tutorial video which should be helpful with the online process and frequently asked FAQ.

Applicants’ Eligibility

Required Documents

Payment Instructions

Application Portal

OpenDegree Application for international students in the fall class of 2023/2024 
                   Application period: January 16 to March 30, 2023

Special round available in NCKU 2023 fall term

Taiwan Semiconductor Scholarship (click for details) 

Applicaion available: January 16 to March 15, 2023

Admission and scholarhship release : April 15, 2023


【Closed】Degree Application for international students in the spring class of 2022/2023 
                   Application period: July 08 to September 30, 2022

【Closed】2nd phase degree application for international students in the fall class of 2022/2023 
                  Application period: June 01 to June 22, 2022 (*only limited departments/institutions, please see the announcement on the application portal)

【Closed】Degree Application for international students in the fall class of 2022/2023 
                   Application period: February 07 to March 31, 2022

Download Application




Declaration Form for International Student Application

Recommendation Letter

Recommendation Letter Format

Declaration from the Guarantor

Declaration from the Guarantor Format

Non-Household Registration Declaration

Non-Household Registration Declaration Form

Application For Certificate of Entry and Exit Dates

Application Form for Certificate of Entry and Exit Dates

Application for Credit Transfer

Application for Credit Transfer (Bachelor's)


*If you are from designated countries, such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, etc., please make sure you will have guarantor in Taiwan to ensure your visa legitimacy. For more information, please refer to Procedures for Nationals of the Designated Countries Applying for Visitor Visas to the Republic of China (R.O.C.)

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