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Step 1: Confirm Your Study Status and Application Process


Nominee from Partner University (Tuition Fee Waiver)

Students who are currently enrolled in one of our partner universities, and were nominated to study at NSYSU for one semester or one academic year based on the bilateral agreement between the two institutions. The nominee will only need to pay tuition fees at their home universities.

Fee-paying Student (Free-mover)

Students who are currently enrolled in an overseas university and applying to study at NSYSU for one semester or one academic year by themselves. A fee-paying student should pay the tuition fees to both their home university and NSYSU.






Deadline: April 20

Deadline: November 20


March 15 – April 30

October 15 – November 30


April 30 – May 15

November 30 – December 15

Letter of Acceptance Delivery / VISA Application



Information of Dorm Application, Course Selection, Orientation




Step 2: Online Application


Online Application Portal


Application System


Required Documents:

  • Nomination Letter (for nominees from partner universities)
  • Enrollment Certificate (English version) 
  • Latest Academic Transcript (English version)
  • Copy of ID Photo (a headshot with the size of 3.5x4.5cm / plain background)
  • Copy of Passport (Valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry to Taiwan. Full-year students should have at least 12 months of validation.) 
  • Medical Enduring Power of Attorney: Please download it from the system directly. 



* The result will be shared within 1 month after the application period ended.

* Due to the pandemic, there are a lot of uncertainties that might affect students' arrivals. Hence, we ask fee-paying/visiting students to pay the admin. fee after receiving their visas. 

Administration Fee Payment Instructions>>>



 Step 3: VISA / Travel Insurance / Medical Examination



All admitted exchange students should apply for a VISA after receiving the Letter of Acceptance.

  • Requirements for visa application (in general):

One-semester Students (Visitor Visa): https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-158-4342-a78b4-2.html

One-year Students (Resident Visa): https://www.boca.gov.tw/cp-166-284-6f5f7-2.html

  • Please contact the Taiwanese representative office (embassy) in your country/region for the most up-to-date information.
  • Do not make any financial commitments, travel, or accommodation plans before receiving a visa.


Travel Insurance

You are required to purchase overseas travel insurance with medical and accident policies that cover the whole duration of your stay in Taiwan. The insurance plan in English or Chinese version must be submitted upon registration.


Health Examination

All exchange students are required to complete a health examination before coming to Taiwan.

One-semester students: Health Certificate for Short Term Students (Form C)

One-year students: Health Certificate - Form B

A copy (either physical or digital) of the certificate must be submitted upon or before registration days.


For further information about pre-arrival preparation, please refer to Current Students > Exchange Students.