National Chengchi University

City: Taipei City
Language of instruction: Chinese, English
  • One of Taiwan’s leading universities in business, the humanities, social sciences, communications, and Asia-Pacific studies
  • The College of Commerce is the only Business School in Taiwan to have received international accreditation from both AACSB and EQUIS
  • 8 International Master’s Programs and 3 International Doctoral Programs in 9 colleges spanning 34 departments
  • Multiple research centers in areas like Public and Business Administration Education, the Third Sector, China Studies and Taiwan Studies, and Aboriginal Studies
  • Has educated many government officials including 2 Vice Presidents, 3 Premiers/Vice Premiers, and 3 Mayors
  • 12% of its 16,000 students and 9% of its 700+ full time faculty coming from outside Taiwan
  • 20+ languages are taught at the university
  • 600+ English taught courses offered
  • Extensive international network with 440+ partner institutions in 66 countries
  • Located in Taipei City, the capital of Taiwan (population 2.705 million people)
  • Taipei is connected by a networkof highways, busses, and railway lines, including a high-speed railway which runs along the west coast of the country and connects the city with surrounding regions

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Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Students who want to take classes taught in Chinese are advised to have Chinese proficiency at least equivalent to TOCFL Superior / HSK (Level 4)
  • Students who want to take classes taught in English are advised to have English proficiency at least equivalent to TOEFL iBT 79-80 / IELTS 6.0 / TOEIC 700 / CEFR B2


Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Split year Term 2 +1 (UBC Term 2 start)

Who can go?

  • Arts undergraduate and graduate students
  • Exchange students should have a GPA of at least 2.5 out of a 4.0 scale

Term dates

  • Fall Semester: early September - mid January
  • Spring Semester: late February - late June


  • Students participating in a Term 1 exchange who wish to return to UBC for Term 2, should only enrol in OIC courses
  • Students registered in courses in other departments may still be able to return to UBC for Term 2, but will need to seek the permission of their lecture professor to do so
Courses + Transfer Credits


Course equivalency formula

  • 1 credit at NCCU = 1 credit at UBC

Passing grade

Undergraduate = 60, Graduate = 70

Grading scheme

  • 80-100=A=4
  • 70-79=B=3
  • 60-69=C=2
  • 50-59=D=1
  • <50=E=0

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • International MBA and Extended Minor courses with a credit fee are not available to exchange students

Course Information Website

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

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Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • Some exceptions may apply (eg. full-time Mandarin class)

Scholarships + awards

  • Exchange students are not allowed to apply to any scholarships offered by the National Chengchi University

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.

Types of accommodation available


Housing notes

  • Exchange students choose housing through an online application system
  • Options are on-campus dormitories or the off-campus international house (space is limited for both - if students don't get their first choice, their second choice will be consulted)
  • Students also have the option of renting an off-campus studio/suite
  • If the above option was chosen, student volunteers from the university can help students find suitable housing

Accommodation Information

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