Semester Study Abroad

National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University is a national research university located in the bustling, cosmopolitan metropolis of Taipei. NTU consists of 11 colleges and 31,000 students, and is surrounded by colourful student neighbourhoods, Taiwanese street food, and historical landmarks. NTU is considered the most prestigious university in Taiwan, offering high-quality coursework taught primarily in Mandarin Chinese.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students per Semester: 2

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first and contact us if you need further advice.

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students are free to take any NTU courses as long they meet the required prerequisites. The most updated course catalog may be found here.

Language of Instruction

Courses are mainly in Mandarin but some might be held in English. For more information, click here.

Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)

15 credits

Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Spring semester: Mid Sep. – Mid Jan.

Fall semester: Mid Feb. – Early Jul.

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CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team..

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Graham Link
Executive, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.