International Students Application-Departmental Requirements

Department of Mathematics
Enrollment Semesters2020 Fall
2021 Fall
Language of InstructionProgram taught in Chinese
Admission Evaluation
  • Document Review
  • Weighted Score:
    Document Review: 100%
Required Qualification
Language Proficiency
  • Chinese Language Proficiency (Provide one of the following Chinese certificates):
    Test of Chinese as Foreign Language, TOCFL Level - 3
    or any other Chinese Proficiency Certificate with a score equivalent to above items

  • English Language Proficiency: Not Required
Application Documents
  • Signed application form
    ※Please print out, sign the application forms, scan and upload it to the system.
  • Two-inch passport photo
  • Receipt or proof of application fee or a U.S. dollar wire transfer
  • Passport/Identification and R.O.C. Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) for those holding one
    ※If the applicant is of foreign nationality as specified in Article 2 under the MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan and possesses (or has possessed) nationality status from the Republic of China (R.O.C.), additional proof is required, such as entry and departure records for the past 6 years, a declaration form stating that they do not hold a R.O.C. household registration, Certificate of Nationality Renouncement of Republic of China or other proof of documents.
  • An official financial statement
    ※a minimum of NTD 100,000 (or USD 3,000) is required. Please select one of the following ways of submission:
    (1)An official financial statement issued within the past three months from a financial institution.
    (2)If the financial statement provided is not under the name of the applicant, please submit (a) the sponsor’s financial statement (b) a financial guarantee from the sponsor
    (3)The proof showing the applicant have been awarded full scholarship.
  • Diploma of the highest academic degree
  • One translated copy of the applicant’s highest diploma in English or Chinese
  • One translated copy of the applicant’s complete transcripts (for ALL years of study) in English or Chinese
  • ※Eligible applicants who graduate at the same year as the admission to National Taiwan Normal University must submit transcripts for each academic semester and the ‘Deposition of Admission Documents for National Taiwan Normal University International Applicants’, and are not required to submit the diploma during application. The diploma and transcripts for each academic semester must be submitted upon registration (Diplomas or degree certificates from China are required to have the documents notarized by relevant authorities.); otherwise, the applicants admitted to NTNU will have their admission revoked.

    ※Applicants applying with diplomas or degree certificates from China are required to have the documents notarized by relevant authorities. If authentication cannot be completed by the application deadline, please submit degree certificate, complete transcript and a signed Deposition of Admission Documents.

    ※Admitted students must submit the original ones for review to the Office of International Affairs on the day of enrollment.

    ※NTNU holds the right to request applicants to have their degree certificate or diploma authenticated by the ROC diplomatic missions should NTNU find any problem in the applicants’ documents.

Departmental Requirements
  • Language proficiency certificate: Please refer to the "Language proficiency".
  • Two recommendation letter(s)
  • Any document that might be supportive
  • Admitted students are not allowed to defer admission until the next academic year.
Department Information
IntroductionA wide range of research interests and significant performances in both research and teaching.
A nationally leading and internationally well-respected research group in Mathematics Education. An excellent and well-organized preparation program for the future secondary school mathematics teachers.
Foundational courses are emphasized and various higher courses are provided. An opportunity for students to learn about the foundations, frontiers, and diverse applications of mathematics.
A warm atmosphere for international students. Great opportunities for cooperation and academic exchange programs.
Flexible courses for students with different career goals, including pure mathematics, statistics, applied science, IT, engineering, financial management and others.
The teacher preparation program aims to develop mathematics teachers with exceptional mathematics competence, mathematics teaching competence, and positive dispositions toward mathematics teaching. In addition to the mathematics courses provided by numerous outstanding scholars in various areas, we provide the most comprehensive and well-organized mathematics education courses in Taiwan, which cultivate preservice teachers from both theoretical and practical facets to achieve to high quality and attributes required in the 21st century. The program is also driven by the international trends to extend itself for including the international baccalaureate (IB) teacher education.
Features of CurriculumAs the first Department of Mathematics in Taiwan, we offer a variety of course for students who love maths and want to delve into the subject further. As a student at NTNU, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about the wider application of maths and how this can open you up to a broad range of career paths. During the first two years you will study the main aspects of mathematics and develop your knowledge in areas such as algebra, analysis, calculus and differential equations. In the second year you will also take a skills module, which is designed to improve your transferable skills and enhance your employability.
In the final year, you can develop your knowledge by exploring areas of interest in greater depth. The vast majority of courses in this year are optional and include subjects from subjects from both pure and applied mathematics, and statistics, such as number theory, cryptography, geometry, numerical analysis and mathematical education. During this year you will also carry out a project on a mathematical or statistical topic and produce a report and presentation on it.
Career ProspectsFurther Study: pursuing higher degree in mathematics or related fields.
Careers and employability: Mathematicians are in high demand across a range of sectors and our graduates land roles in every imaginable industry, from school teacher to investment banking. Our graduates progress into a diverse range of careers and employment sectors. The public, and private sectors are all represented with graduates entering professions such as Accountancy, Actuarial Consultancy, Tax Adviser, Software Engineering, Teaching , Retail Management, Investment Analyst, Insurance, Operations Research, Statistician, Recruitment Consulting and Public Health Information Analyst.
Contact InformationMs Cindy Shen / 886-2-7749-6601 /