Admissions characteristics


ApplicationAdmissions characteristics


Foreign students with Bachelor’s degrees are eligible for Master programs. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree (students graduating this year included) at universities or colleges approved by the Taiwan Ministry of Education or equivalent credentials.

§ How to apply:

  1. Complete TaiwanICDF and NCKU online application systems (include uploading required documents).
  2. Applicants should submit the documents to the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/ Consulate (General)/ Representative Office/ Taiwan Technical Mission or project representative in their country. Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation; failure to do so will result in the application not being processed. Please also note that late submissions will not be accepted and/or processed.
  3. Prepare double Required Documents for ROC Embassy (ICDF) and NCKU. Please remember to scan all documents for NCKU application before sending to Embassy.

§ Application procedure:

Step1: TaiwanICDF Application


Step2 : National Cheng Kung University (Fall Semester)

The annual application period runs from January 10 to March 30.
  • The application period will be from January 20 to March 30, 2024(Taiwan Time, GMT+8).
  • Information about application:
  • Each applicant can only register one account at the application portal, and verify the email as the account number to obtain the application serial number for uploading all the supporting and additional required documents/files before the deadline. The official application website will be determined and updated later.
  • Guidelines
  • Application Fee: NT $2,000 will be charged to each applicant. Payment is only accepted in TWD or USD.

§ If applicant is admitted as a scholarship recipient, department will refund application fee after enrolling NCKU officially.

§ We strongly recommend you submit required documents to our embassy first after you complete online application, and then process payment after you submit documents and confirm status at our embassy.


  • Application: Please note two application forms need to be complete via online system, one is for TaiwanICDF scholarship and another is for National Cheng Kung University.
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to provide English proficiency certificates (such as TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge Main Suite, Cambridge Linguaskill or GEPT). Applicant shall achieve the B2 level of English proficiency, in principle.
  • The List of Nations with English as the Official or Common Language 





Contact Information

Contact Person: Ms. Pei-Ju Weng (Phyllis)
Tel: 886-6-2757575 ext. 63166
Fax: 886-6-2358542

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