International Students Application-Departmental Requirements

Department of Chinese as a Second Language
Enrollment Semesters2020 Fall
2021 Spring
2021 Fall
2022 Spring
Language of InstructionProgram taught in Chinese
Admission Evaluation
  • Document Review
  • Weighted Score:
    Document Review: 100%
Required Qualification
Language Proficiency
  • Chinese Language Proficiency: Not 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
  • Two recommendation letter(s): including one from a Mandarin language teacher or a referee that can properly evaluate the applicant’s command of the Mandarin language
  • Autobiography
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Study plan: handwritten in traditional Chinese characters
  • Chinese or English transcripts of bachelor and master's programs
  • Certificates of language proficiency for Chinese, English, or other languages: if there are no certificates available, please describe in detail the experiences of learning these languages.
  • The applicant's Master's thesis or equivalent publications within five years
  • Admitted students are not allowed to defer admission until the next academic year.
Department Information
IntroductionIn response to the globalization of Chinese language and culture, the Department of Chinese as a Second Language is committed to nurturing talents for both the communication and teaching of Chinese language in a global context. It is our objective to enhance communication between East and West, and to ensure peace in the world, as well as the welfare of all.
Features of CurriculumThis department aims to cultivate international human resources with advanced Chinese language proficiency and cross-cultural communication skills. Through comprehensive and innovative coursework, hands-on experience, and research protects, our students explore the ways and means of teaching and learning Chinese.
Career ProspectsChinese language teacher, director, and college professor at institutes related to teaching Chinese as a second language in Taiwan and across the globe.
Contact InformationMs Xue-Ni Wang / 886-2-7749-5186 /