International Students Application-Departmental Requirements

Department of History
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 - 4
    Not required for applicants whose native language is Chinese (self-statement needed).
    Not required for applicants whose previous degree is taught in Chinese (proof required).

  • 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".
  • Three recommendation letter(s): including one from the applicant’s thesis advisor.
  • Autobiography
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Master’s thesis
  • Academic publications
  • Research proposal
NotesRegarding the graduation criteria of English Proficiency, please refer to the academic rules of the department and the university.
  • Admitted students are allowed to defer admission until the next academic year.
Department Information
Introduction●Our department has a time-honored reputation for its outstanding facilities and its experiences in teacher training.
●Our department is the top department in Taiwan for training of middle school history teachers and professional historical researchers. We provide a complete program of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs.
● Comprehensive curriculum with abundant resources.
●Our curriculum groups are well-planned and the curriculum for applied history offers regular academic events and field research opportunities. We offer abundant teaching resources, an independent department library, and various scholarships for students.
Features of CurriculumIn accordance with the focus and features of our department, our curriculum lays particular stress on Chinese and Taiwanese history. Besides the providing a basic curriculum syllabus, special attention is given by each faculty member to the training of historical methods, history theories and essay writing in the hope of cultivating students with the abilities of independent research. The topic of Ethnic Narratives and State Governance has been envisaged as the main academic perspectives of our department in the years to come to this end.
Career Prospects●Professional researchers of domestic or international research institutions
●Middle school teachers at domestic or international educational institutions
●News editors or publishing editor
●Compiler of historical materials in archives, curators at local cultural center, or museum staff in public and private sectors, including cultural heritage management and general administration
● Cultural worker in art ,or the culture and creative industries

Contact InformationMs Wen-Chu Lee / 886-2-7749-1506 /