Short-term Research Program
  • Students admitted through Inbound Short-term Research Program are called "Inbound Research Students," and it is a non-degree program.
  • All applicants must first identify and contact a full-time professor at NYCU to be their research supervisor.
  • The Office of International Affairs does not involve matching students and professors.
  • The student is required to apply three months before the tentative research start date.
  • List of professors who might want to host NYCU short-term research applications.

    • Program Profile
      Current students from international academic institutions who wish to do research at NYCU.
    • Qualification
      International students enrolled in overseas academic institutions.
                    **The list of the international academic institutions is issued by the Ministry of Education, R.O.C.; please refer to the following link of the Database for the Reference List of Foreign Universities. (
America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa).

  • Documents Required
        • Application form (typewritten) (doc.) (odt.)
        • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
        • Research proposal (no more than one page)
        • Invitation letter from NYCU supervisor
        • (It should be formal with the professor’s signature, department, and contact information)
        • Latest enrollment letter from the home institution or student card with an expiry date
        • (Please make sure that the duration of the internship does not exceed the enrollment period at your home institution.)
        • A copy of the passport
        • (valid for at least 3 months)

          • *A proof issued by the home university that internship is one of the graduation criteria or part of graduation requirements
          • (This is a compulsory visa application requirement only for 
    undergraduate applicants).
  • Application Instruction
    Email “completed application package” (all required documents mentioned above) at least 3 months before the tentative research start date to the NYCU coordinator.

  • Admissions
    After the application, admitted students will receive an admission letter from OIA and an official Ministry of Education (MoE) approval letter. Please be aware that the approval process will take about two to three weeks.

  • Other Information
    Division of Overseas Student Affairs will email the "Welcome Package" to admitted students in which registration, arrival information, and dormitory application are contained.

- Contact
Ms. Kiki Yang
  • +886-3-5131257
  • kiki7551319.hk07@nycu.edu.tw
  • Inbound exchange, visiting & short-term research program