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Pre-arrival Handbook


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Orientation & Chinese Placement Tests


Orientation

The Orientation & Welcome Party are usually held on the Friday before the class starts.

The dorm is usually open for check-in 2 days before the orientation day.

All exchange students are required to attend the orientation.

 

Chinese Language Placement Tests

Students who chose to join the Chinese Language Course with Chinese proficiency should attend the Chinese Language Placement Tests. The Chinese Language Center will arrange students to appropriate levels according to the result of the tests. 

The tests will usually take place in the morning on the orientation day. If students missed the tests, they will not be arranged to any class. 

 

Requirements for Registration


Travel Insurance

Students are required to purchase an oversea travel insurance with medical care and accident policies which covers the whole duration of their 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 health examinations before coming to Taiwan.

One-semester students: Health Certification for Short-term Students (Form C)

One-year students: Health Certification - Form B

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

 

Payment

Prepare for a debit card which is available for withdrawing cash from abroad.

The amount of the monthly/weekly limit should be enough for the payment of registration. For details, please refer to the Fees on the overview page.

 

Buddy Program


Each of the exchange student will be assigned to a buddy who is currently a NSYSU student. They should receive buddy's first contact email 2-3 weeks before the class starts. If you are an exchange student, feel free to contact your buddy if you have any questions about NSYSU or Taiwan. Please be aware that all the buddies are volunteered to help without any obligation.

If you did not receive their contact before the class starts, please contact the OIA coordinator.