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. 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