Study in Taiwan

More international students are choosing to study in Taiwan, and if you plan to enroll, we can help!

We collected valuable information to help you study in Taiwan. We will also answer frequently asked questions about studying in one of Asia’s exciting destinations.

Quick Facts about Taiwan

Capital: Taipei City

Currency: New Taiwan dollar (NTD)

Population: 23,205,000

Popular programs to study in Taiwan:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Chinese language
  • Human Ecology

Government expenditure on the education system: 978.1 billion New Taiwan dollars

Key services industries:

  • Financial services
  • Information and communications technology
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Tourism

Key manufacturing areas:

  • Electronics
  • Machinery
  • Chemicals
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace

Why study in Taiwan

The country gladly welcomes international students who want to study in Taiwan. Here are some of the exciting advantages!
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Top-quality education

Aside from accredited world-class universities that place highly on the QS World University Rankings, expect top-notch education when you study in Taiwan.

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Reasonably-priced living expenses

Compared to other highly-developed countries, anticipate a moderately priced cost of living when you study in Taiwan.

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Refreshing natural sceneries

School breaks are memorable and refreshing when you study in Taiwan. You can visit pristine beaches and hike in the mountains.

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Robust economy

Taiwan’s economy is unstoppable, and many jobs are available for graduates. Finishing a degree in the country provides immediate access to fulfilling careers.

Application Process to Study in Taiwan

Basic Requirements:

  • Photocopies of exam certificates or diploma
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Application fee
  • Proof of financial capability
  • Additional documents, as requested by your chosen Taiwanese university


  1. Choose a Taiwanese university and an educational program that fits your goal.
  2. Submit your application and the requirements to your preferred university online.
  3. After receiving the admission, you may apply for a student visa.
  4. Once you receive your student visa, find housing in Taiwan. You may also book a flight and prepare for a life-changing study in Taiwan!
Asia Exchange offers the best assistance to make studying in Taiwan seamless for all international students!

Quick Facts about Taiwan

Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments.

Acceptance even in one day

Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in day.

Secure study

Once you get the confirmation, it’s a done deal!

Get all the support you need

Our on-site team helps you get the most out of your time abroad

Apply easily with friends

Share life-changing experiences together

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Student visa for international students

All exchange students who stay in Taiwan for over 90 days but less than 180 days must get a Visitor Visa at a Taipei Representative Office.

The documents you need to apply for a visa and other important details may change from country to country, so ensure you get the latest updates.

On the other hand, learners who will stay in Taiwan for more than 180 days must go to a Taipei Representative Office to apply for a Resident Visa. Visa holders must go to the National Immigration Agency in Taipei within 15 days of their arrival to apply for the Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) and Re-entry Permit. Students can stay in Taiwan if the Alien Resident Certificate is still valid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You may work 20 hours per week under a work permit, except during winter and summer breaks.

Yes, all international students with Alien Residence Certificate (ARC) must sign up for the National Health Insurance of Taiwan.

Monthly, you must pay NTD500 for medical insurance and NTD749 for the National Health Insurance Program.