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 National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU)

NSYSU was established in 1980 in Kaohsiung City and has become one of the most promising universities in Taiwan. NSYSU has endeavored to pursue excellence in teaching and research and has been granted the "Aim for the Top University Plan" funding by the Ministry of Education to strive for excellence in both teaching and research. 

The NSYSU campus is uniquely located on the edge of the Sizih Bay looking at the Kaohsiung Harbor with the mountains in the back. This strategic geography prompted NSYSU to focus advancements in marine research to become the leading academic institution in marine sciences in Taiwan. 


The university has six colleges (Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Management, Marine Sciences, and Social Sciences) and over 9300 students, offering 21 undergraduate majors, 41 master programs, and 27 doctorate programs, please visit


NSYSU offers various types of courses each semester, please visit for detail information. Also, we offer 4 hours Mandarin courses freely per week for exchange students. 



Fees Exchange students Fee-paying students
Admin. fee Free US$100
Tuition fee Free NT$49,460~NT$63,560
Internet  NT$300 NT$300
NSYSU Student Insurance NT$326 NT$326
Dorm fee NT$8,500 ~ NT$17,000 NT$8,500 ~ NT$17,000

*For Students who are interested in Teacher's Education Program, Music & Language, extra fees will be charged in accordance with the announcement. 

*Fees are subject to change. 


 Admission Schedule

Fall Semester -

Application Period : March 15th to April 30th 

The semester will begin in mid-September to January 

Spring semester -

Application Period : October 15th to November 30th. 

The semester will begin in mid-Feb. to June. 



Dorm fee is charged per semester, from NT$8,500 to NT $17,000. Students will share a room with either 1 or 3 roommates depending on dormitories. International Dorm is designed for 2 people sharing a room. Other dorms are designed for 4 students sharing a room. To check the dormitory living environment, please visit Each student will be provided with a bed, bookshelf, desk, lamp, closet, chair, and a sink for common use in the room. Students will have to take care of their own bedding and mattress. 

The result will be announced via email before the end of August (Fall semester) and mid-February (Spring semester).

*Note: Electricity bill will be given every two months. Fees can be paid at any convenience store or Post Office in Taiwan.​



Payment Instructions

2014-03-01 08:00:00

According to “National Sun Yat-sen University Regulations Regarding Visiting Students (Inbound) Undertaking Studies in Taiwan”
Passed by 5th Administrative Meeting of Semester 1, School Year 2013 (Oct 30, 2013)
Article 7:
All Visiting Students (except for Sister-school Nominees) shall pay an administration fee of NTD 3,000 (USD 100) to NSYSU. NOT refundable! 

Such fee is not refundable if the student fails to join the visiting program.

Online Administration Fee Payment Instructions:Please click here.

Online Administration Fee Payment System: Please click here.