National Taiwan University
NTU was established in 1928, making it the oldest and largest university in Taiwan. With 11 colleges, 54 departments, 107 graduate institutes, and eight master's and Ph.D. programs, NTU offers more than 7,800 courses each semester, placing it at the top in the nation in terms of both breadth of academic fields and volume of programs. Course subjects range from science and engineering to business, humanities, and the arts. The university's large garden campus is located in the center of Taipei, with easy access to public transportation. Facilities and activities are top-tier, including Taiwan's largest library with over four million volumes and over 400 student clubs ranging from sports clubs, academically-focused organizations and several organizations for international students. Read about students' experiences when studying abroad at NTU here.
- Fall Semester: mid-September through mid-January
- Spring Semester: mid-February through mid-June
- Academic Year: mid-September through mid-June
Exchange participants are required to take a full-time course load (at least 12 Temple credits) while abroad and will earn transfer credit.
A number of courses taught in English are available in the following disciplines.
- Art History
- Asian Studies
- Chemical Engineering
- Chinese Language
- English Literature
- Foreign Languages
- Physics (upper-level electives)
- Political Science
- Public Health
Students proficient in Chinese may have additional course options. Please review NTU's Office of International Affairs website for more course information, or the Pre-Arrival Guide 2021-22.
Language of instruction
Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is a large urban area in the northern part of Taiwan. With a population of over 2 million, the city offers many of the cultural and other amenities of a major metropolitan area.
- Classrooms equipped with smart technology
- Computer labs and campus Wi-Fi
- Student Union
- Gym and Sports facilities
- Creative Arts Center
- Art & Exhibition Galleries
- Shops and Cafes
- Administrative offices
In the past, NTU was providing dormitory housing for their students but starting in 2021 exchange students are responsible for their own accommodation while abroad. However, the school provides helpful links with recommended off-campus housing here.
There is no meal plan, but there are several cafes and two full-service Chinese restaurants on campus.
Students pay Temple tuition and fees directly to Temple.
Open to qualified students matriculated at Temple University.
Applying to the program
Application Deadline: March 1 for the fall semester/academic year and spring priority; September 1 for the spring semester