TSE’s degree programs welcome applicants from all over the world, especially students who plan to pursue a career in public and international affairs or be better prepared for near-future Ph.D. training and an academic career later on. Find detailed information on the application requirements and admission process for each type of application.

International Application

How to apply

For international application, please enter the TSE Online Application System and register an account. Follow the instructions to fill in the application form and upload your supporting documents as requested. No application fee will be charged. Once we have received your application and all the required documents, we will send a confirmation letter by email to you.

Required supporting documents

  1. One copy of your Bachelor Degree’s Diploma
  2. One copy of your official Transcript[s]
  3. One “Personal Profile Form” 
     Download Personal Profile Form
  4. One “Statement of Purpose”, which must include self-introduction, application motives, and what you plan to do in the future, 1-3 pages.
  5. Two recommendation letters, which should be written in English, and be submitted on letter-headed paper if possible. It would also be helpful if the referees could include in their references the following information: 
    • Their name, position, and institution.
    • Length of time and capacity in which they have known the applicant.
    • Academic ability of the applicant.
    • Their assessment of the applicant’s potential or ability to undertake the program applied for.
    • Any further relevant information.
  6. English-language Certificate
    • You must demonstrate a satisfactory English language proficiency level by fulfilling ONE of the following requirements :
      • If you are from countries where English is the official language, please provide a copy of your passport.
      • If you have completed your previous degree in an English-speaking country, please provide a copy of your diploma of the previous degree.
      • You earned one or more of the following subsection scores :
        • IELTS 6.5, usually with 6.0 or above in each element
        • TOEFL iBT 92, with 21 above in each element
        • Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 180, with no component below 170
        • Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): 180, with no component below 170
  7. Additional supporting documents [optional], applicants may submit any supporting documents, such as school club participation, competition, student leadership, GRE score, GMAT score, etc.
  8. Financial Certificate
     Download Financial Certificate
  9. Declaration Form
     Download Declaration Form
  10. Verification of Nationality
  11. Passport Photo

*Above documents should be submitted in English version.

When to apply

Applications open

November 1, 2021 

Applications completed by Admitted list announcement *
December 10, 2021 the end of January, 2022
February 25, 2022 mid-April, 2022
May 13, 2022 mid-June, 2022
Applications deadline

May 13, 2022, 15:00 (Taiwan Time)

Notarized diploma and transcript submission deadline **

July 31, 2022

Enrollment

September, 2022


* Admitted list :
Admitted list will be posted on the TSE website and the Office of Global Affairs website . Emails will be sent regarding the admission decision.

** Notarized diploma and transcript :
Admitted students with foreign academic credentials must submit the original diploma and full transcript notarized by the Taiwan Overseas Representative Offices in the country of the school by July 31, 2022 (Taiwan Time) to become eligible to register at NTHU. If the required documents are not received by the deadline, NTHU reserves the right to revoke your admission. If the foreign academic credentials (diploma and transcript) are not in Chinese or English, the Chinese or the English translations are also required to be notarized by the Taiwan Overseas Representative Offices. Documents (diploma and transcript) issued by the university in Taiwan do not need to be notarized. For more details, please refer to the MOE website .

Domestic Application

How to apply

For domestic application, please enter the TSE Online Application System and register an account. Follow the instructions to fill in the application form and upload your supporting documents as requested. No application fee will be charged. Once we have received your application and all the required documents, we will send a confirmation letter by email to you. Please click the button below to download the Application Guidelines (first/second round), and refer to page 65 (PDF page 74)/page 61 (PDF page 69). The Application Guidelines can also be found on this page

Required supporting documents

  1. One copy of your Bachelor Degree’s Diploma
  2. One copy of your official Transcript[s]
  3. One “Statement of Purpose”, which must include self-introduction, application motives, and what you plan to do in the future, 1-3 pages.
  4. One “Personal Profile Form”, please download and fill in the “Personal Profile Form” from here.
  5. Two recommendation letters, which should be written in English, and be submitted on letter-headed paper if possible. It would also be helpful if the referees could include in their references the following information: 
    • Their name, position, and institution.
    • Length of time and capacity in which they have known the applicant.
    • Academic ability of the applicant.
    • Their assessment of the applicant’s potential or ability to undertake the program applied for.
    • Any further relevant information.
  6. English-language Certificate
    • You must demonstrate a satisfactory English language proficiency level by fulfilling ONE of the following requirements :
      • If you are from countries where English is the official language, please provide a copy of your passport.
      • If you have completed your previous degree in an English-speaking country, please provide a copy of your diploma of the previous degree.
      • You earned one or more of the following subsection scores :
        • IELTS 6.5, usually with 6.0 or above in each element
        • TOEFL iBT 92, with 21 above in each element
        • Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 180, with no component below 170
        • Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): 180, with no component below 170
  7. Additional supporting documents [optional], applicants may submit any supporting documents, such as school club participation, competition, student leadership, GRE score, GMAT score, etc.

*Above documents should be submitted in English version.

When to apply

First Round Second Round
Applications open

October 6, 2021

Applications open

November 29, 2021

Applications deadline

December 10, 2021

Applications deadline

May 13, 2022

Admission interview

January 1-19, 2022

Application review

A review will be conducted shortly upon receipt of the application.

Admitted list announcement

January 20, 2022

Admitted list announcement

June 9, 2022

Enrollment

September, 2022

Overseas Chinese Application

How to apply

For overseas Chinese application, please apply via the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Student.

Required supporting documents

  1. One copy of your Bachelor Degree’s Diploma
  2. One copy of your official Transcript[s]
  3. One “Statement of Purpose”, which must include self-introduction, application motives, and what you plan to do in the future, 1-3 pages; please download the “Personal Profile Form” from here , and submit it along with the “Statement of Purpose.”
  4. Two recommendation letters, which should be written in English, and be submitted on letter-headed paper if possible. It would also be helpful if the referees could include in their references the following information: 
    • Their name, position, and institution.
    • Length of time and capacity in which they have known the applicant.
    • Academic ability of the applicant.
    • Their assessment of the applicant’s potential or ability to undertake the program applied for.
    • Any further relevant information.
  5. English-language Certificate
    • You must demonstrate a satisfactory English language proficiency level by fulfilling ONE of the following requirements :
      • If you are from countries where English is the official language, please provide a copy of your passport.
      • If you have completed your previous degree in an English-speaking country, please provide a copy of your diploma of the previous degree.
      • You earned one or more of the following subsection scores :
        • IELTS 6.5, usually with 6.0 or above in each element
        • TOEFL iBT 92, with 21 above in each element
        • Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 180, with no component below 170
        • Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): 180, with no component below 170
  6. Additional supporting documents [optional], applicants may submit any supporting documents, such as school club participation, competition, student leadership, GRE score, GMAT score, etc.

*Above documents should be submitted in English version.

When to apply

Application period

November 1, 2021-December 15, 2021

Admitted list announcement

Around the end of March, 2022

Contact Information

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.