How to apply NIU?
The admission of international students held twice a year, spring semester begin in February, fall semester begin in September. Please refer to general regulations for admission of international student for more details under Admission session. Students are interested in applying NIU may visit On-Line Submission.
Where should I go to verify my diploma and transcript?
Please go to the Taiwan Overseas Missions in the country where you get your degree. For instance, if you’re from India, but you get your degree in Vietnam, then you should go to the Taiwan Overseas Missions in Vietnam to verify your diploma and transcript.
* Remarks:For detailed information about the Taiwan Overseas Missions, please refer to
Can I send my diploma and transcript to the Taiwan Overseas Missions by post in order to finish the verification?
Currently, the Taiwan Overseas Missions still require you to go to their offices in person to do the verification. If you really can’t go there by yourself, you should ask the people you know who are close to the Taiwan Overseas Missions to conduct the process on behalf of you.
If I want to apply for master’s programs, but I won’t get bachelor’s degree diploma before the application deadline, what should I do?
You should ask the school to provide an official statement indicating that you’ll graduate from the school for sure. Or, you can send us the copy of your student ID.
Can I send my application by email or fax?
We accept applications sent by post and on-line submission. For on-line application, please visit On-Line Submission of this site.
What kind of language requirement should I have?
If you are going to apply for undergraduate programs shall provide the level 3 (learner, formerly basic) certificate of the “The Test of Chinese as Foreign Language (TOCFL, formerly Test of Proiciency-Huayu)” or Chinese language training certificate from accredit school/institute.
If you are going to apply for graduate programs shall provide the level 3 (learner, formerly basic) certificate of the “The Test of Chinese as Foreign Language (TOCFL, formerly Test of Proiciency-Huayu)” or Chinese language training certificate from accredit school/institute or provide English proficiency certificate which are sufficient for department/institute’s request.
＊For Vietnam applicants, who apply visa must have fulfilled the language requirements of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Hanoi and HCM as following:
- Study program in Chinese: applicants shall provide the level 2 (beginner) certificate of the “The Test of Chinese as Foreign Language (TOCFL)” or Chinese language training certificate from accredit school/institute.
- Study program in English: applicants should provide one of the following requirements:
- TOEFL: iBT-above 26 scores or pBT-above 385 scores
- TOEIC: above 375 scores
- IELTS: above 3.0 scores
If I have a bank account in Taiwan, do I still have to go to Taiwan Overseas Missions to verify my financial statement?
No, you have to do that only if you have a bank account abroad.
Where I can know more about Taiwan and Yi-Lan?
An exclusively website for International students who are and to be studying in Taiwan, "Study In Taiwan" provides valuable information about learning and living in Taiwan. Please go to this link http://www.studyintaiwan.org/en/index.html
NIU is located in Yilan County which is one of the most famous destination for foreign visiters. Yilan looks out to the sea on Taiwan's Northeast Coast, with mountains on the three other sides forming a unique geography that has nurtured an equally distinctive cultural landscape and human warm. Travelling around the county would add extra wonderful memories for international students during theirs stay at NIU. Please go to this link for more information. http://tourism.e-land.gov.tw/eng/index.php?code=list&ids=37
Which emergency numbers I need to know for safety?
Police Department, please dial 110
Fire Department ,please dial 119
Ambulance Services,please dial 119
How to calculate GPA?
Please refer to Grading System (affected from 2016.08.01) for more details.