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National University of Tainan

Address: o. 33 號, Section 2, Shulin St, West Central District, Tainan City, Taiwan 70005

Description National University of Tainan

  • Established: 1898
  • Location: Tainan, Taiwan
  • Number of students: 6000
  • Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • Type: state.

National University of Tainan was opened in 1898 as a regular secondary school. In 1962, the school was transformed into a teacher  college, and the status of a higher educational institution of the National University of Tainan was received in 2004. The motto of the university is “Compassion, Reason, Sincerity, Justice”.

In 2015, the Office of International Cooperation was launched at the National University of Tainan. Its main tasks:

  • Attracting international students
  • Organization of internships and education for students of National University of Tainan in partner universities
  • Partnership building not only with Asian, but also with European educational institutions
  • Exchange of academic experience and teachers
  • Implementation of joint scientific activities, publications, experiments, research.

Today among partner universities:

  • Sichuan Institute of Technology
  • School of Mechanics and Electrical Engineering at Yantai University
  • Huaiyin University of History, Culture and Tourism
  • National Development Management Institute of Thailand
  • Lyon College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Augsburg University of Applied Sciences
  • California State University Fulton.

For students whose language level is lower than required, the Language Center works: the bulk of students improve the Chinese language, in the future it is planned to add Korean and English courses. In addition to improving the language level, students get acquainted with the life, culture, and history of Taiwan.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in National University of Tainan

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  • Duration of study: 6 semesters
  • Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • Forms of study: full-time, in absentia.


  • Special education
  • Preschool education
  • Physical education
  • Chinese language and literature
  • English language and literature
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Materials Science
  • Computer science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biological sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Ecology
  • Music
  • Art and design
  • Business and management.
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  • Duration of study: 3-4 semesters
  • Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • Forms of study: full-time, in absentia.


  • Counseling and guidance
  • Culture
  • Natural resources
  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Computer science
  • Environmental technology
  • Animation
  • Multimedia
  • Public administration.

Accommodation, housing and food

On the campus of the National University of Tainan there are 6 dormitories, 5 of which are of mixed type, and 1 is only for foreign students. Practiced 4-8-seater resettlement. The rooms are equipped with furniture, lamps, for an additional fee, the installation of air conditioning.

Students are fed in canteens working in dormitories and academic buildings, and in cafeterias, where you can take food and drinks with you.


  • The presence of a large number of working bodies to help students
  • The possibility of receiving scholarships and grants from the university and the government
  • Favorable environment for international students
  • About 400 teachers per 6000 students
  • Internships in large enterprises of the country
  • A large share of practice to theory
  • Upgraded  programs.

Equipment National University of Tainan

The campus is a short walk from Tainan Railway Station. In addition to educational buildings and dormitories, the campus includes a dining room, cafeteria, sports complex, library.

For research and scientific work there is the necessary equipment, classrooms are equipped with computers, projectors and interactive whiteboards.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The school year at the National University of Tainan traditionally begins in September. You can start training in the language center year-round.

Additional costs include:

  • Food payment
  • Registration fee
  • Accommodation depending on the type of accommodation and air conditioning.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicant must provide:

  • Certificate of general secondary education with certified translation
  • Motivation letter
  • Registration fee payment receipt
  • Original certificate of delivery of TOPIC level 3 and above, TOEFL 530 (CBT197, iBT 71), IELTS 5.5, CEFR B2 or TEPS 600.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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