For 2021 admission, TMU only accepts international graduate students (Master and Ph.D.).

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1. The 2021 admissions process is expected to run as scheduled. Any changes will be announced on this web page.

2. The time listed below is based on Taiwan time zone (GMT+8). Failure to comply with these procedures will result in disqualification automatically.

3. Round I timeline

Date Events
November 20, 2020 to
February 16, 2021
Online Application duration
March 2 to March 12, 2021 Application review and evaluation by the Programs
March 15 to March 26, 2021 Online/onsite interviews for shortlisted applicants
(Interview schedule to be announced on the application system)
April 30, 2021 Application and scholarship results available on the application system
April 30 to May 9, 2021 Admitted student to confirm their acceptance
April 30 to June 30, 2021 Students who have accepted the offer of admission must submit authenticated documents (e.g. diplomas, transcripts and official financial statement)
September 2021 (TBD) Registration

4. Round II timeline

(1) Round II application is only open for “Ph.D. Program in Global Health and Health Security” and “Master Program in School of Health Care Administration”. Application duration is from February 17 to March 8, 2021, and other designated timeline is as round I.

(2) Applicants who submitted round I will not eligible for round II application. Duplicated application will result in disqualification automatically without any notification.


Dual-degree Programs

TMU/USC Graduate Institute of Nanomedicine and Medical Engineering Dual Ph.D. Program 


Other programs53,450

*Tuition is subject to change without notice.

2018-2019 Average International Student Expense Budget

Single On-Campus Living Cost Per Month

Rent*NTD 8,000
UtilitiesNTD 1,000
FoodNTD 9,000
Books & SuppliesNTD 500
Taiwan National Health InsuranceNTD 750
Personal ExpenseNTD 1,000
Local Transportation NTD 500
Student Accident Insurance (Per Semester)NTD 200
Alien Resident Certificate (Per Year)NTD 1,000

*TMU has a variety of on-campus housing options from NTD 6,000 to NTD 9,000 per month
**Student personal expense will vary depending upon individual needs
***Family housing is not available

TPE Living Costs

Day Care Center (1 Child)NTD 20,000-25,000
Temporary accommodationAround NTD 1500 per night


Admission Questions

Am I eligible to apply as an international student?

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements.

  1. Applicants are neither Taiwan R.O.C. citizens nor overseas Chinese.
  2. Applicants who had Taiwan R.O.C nationality, must have given up their Taiwan R.O.C. nationality for 8 years or more and approved by the Ministry of the Interior Taiwan R.O.C. Counting back from the day of application, applicants must have continuously resided abroad for more than 6 years (8 years for School of Medicine and School of Dentistry applicants).
  3. For more information, please refer to the Regulations by Ministry of Education

How do I apply?

Currently we only accept application online. To apply, please go to our online application system:

What is the requirement for my intended program?

Requirements for each program may vary, please refer to the brochure for more detail. Undergraduate Master’s Ph.D.

How do I apply for scholarship?

You will apply for scholarship along with admission on the online application system.

What are the programs offered by TMU and is it taught in English?

Please refer to the list of available international degree programs and the language taught in each program.

Can I choose more than one program?

Yes, you can apply for up to 3 programs. However, each applicant can be admitted to one program only.

I have been educated in an English-speaking country, do I still need to provide proof of English proficiency such as TOEFL or IELTS?

Applicants who have had at least four years of formal education in an English-speaking country may choose to provide attendance records as proof of English proficiency.

What should I do about recommendation letters?

All recommendation letters must be submitted online by the referees, not by the applicants.

Did you receive my letters of recommendation?

The status of recommendation letters will be updated through the online application system.

Technical Questions

What happens if I forget my password?

On the login page of the application system, click on the “forgot password” next to the User E-mail. After filling in your email address, the system will generate a new password for you which will be sent to your email account shortly.

Why can’t I submit my application?

You need to fill out all required fields and upload all required documents in order to submit.

Scholarship Questions

How do I apply for TMU International Student scholarships?

New students apply for scholarship along with admission on the online application system.

What is the length of the scholarship offered by TMU?

Master’s students: maximum of 23 months. Ph.D. students: maximum of 23 months.

What are the terms and conditions for TMU scholarships?

Maintain academic performance to a certain standard, complete required service hours and apply for annual renewal. Please refer to the regulations for more details.

Is there any financial support for international students to do data collection overseas? If yes, how can we apply for it?

Students may apply for a limited number of TMU grants to support research and study abroad, as well as international conferences. Students should consult TMU’s Study Abroad Guidelines and provide all necessary documents. The number of grants given shall be determined by the evaluation committee based on available budget.

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