National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) 2021 Fall Admission

National Cheng Kung University is named after “Cheng Kung Cheng”, the national hero of the Ming Dynasty, who is known as Koxinga in Taiwan. “Cheng Kung” also means success (成功)in Chinese.

NCKU offers a borderless learning environment for students in its campuses, which are characterized by classical Western and modern eastern scenery.

The NCKU school spirit of “Pristine Practicality has been cultivated under the influence of Tainan City’s classical culture and complements NCKU’s motto of “Intellectual development through the lifelong exploration of knowledge”. While members of NCKU are well-integrated with one another, they also work independently.

National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) was established in 1931. It is renowned for engineering, technology, architectural design and medical teaching and research. NCKU is one of Taiwan’s leading integrated research universities, and has nine colleges covering the fields of Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Management, Medicine, Social Sciences, and Bioscience & Biotechnology. NCKU currently offers 40 undergraduate degree programs, 76 master’s degree programs and 54 doctoral programs. NCKU also has a national-level medical center and established the Research and Service Headquarters (RSH) in 1996, the first of its kind nationwide, which features more than 60 research centers.

Scholarships / Assistantship Information

There are lots of scholarships offered by various organizations. Every scholarship is considered and granted jointly. Each person may only receive one source of the scholarship. Violators will lose their scholarship status.

Note: Applicants granted any scholarship award are NOT guaranteed University entrance admission.NCKU scholarship

Full-English Programs
International Bachelor Degree Program on Energy
International Master Degree Program on Energy Engineering/International Doctoral Degree Program on Energy Engineering
The International Curriculum for Advanced Materials Program (iCAMP)
International Master Program on Natural Hazards Mitigation and Management
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Master of The International Institute of Medical Device Innovation (MDI)
Department of Geomatics
Institute of Creative Industries Design
Institute of International Management
NCKU x Cathy United Bank International Master Scholarship Programhttp://
Department of Nursing
Institute of Allied Health Science
International Doctoral Program in Principles and Implications of Mind Sciences
Department of Life Sciences
NCKU-AS Graduate Program in Translational Agricultural Science
TIGP – The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience (INS)

Application Period:

  • Fall Semester 2021:  February 8 – March 30, 2021

Application Deadline:

  • Fall Semester 2021:  March 30, 2021 (Taiwan Time, GMT+8)

Application Fee

  • NT $1,600 or US $60 will be charged for each applicant.
Application Methods
  • Complete the application online at before the deadline.
  • Register for only ONE account (please use your Email address as the username) on the admission website “NCKU International Students  Admission system”.
  • Log in and complete the online application to get the application serial number.
  • Pay the application fee. Upload all the supporting documents/files (PDF files only).
  • For facilitating recommendation letters, we provide an online recommendation system.
  • Please follow the online instructions step by step for completing the application.

Contact Info:
Tel: +886-6-2085608
Fax: +886-6-2766430Address: 1 University Road, Tainan City, Taiwan, R.O.C. 70101, Taiwan, R.O.C

For more information, please visit Official Website.