Application Requirements

The International Master Program in Information Systems and Applications (IMPISA) program is funded by the International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF).

If you are interested in the ICDF Scholarship, please apply for the University Admission and TaiwanICDF Scholarship simultaneously:

1.   University Admission

     Please visit the Office of Global Affairs website (click) and follow the application instructions.

     (The annual application period usually runs from December 14 to February 21)

2.   TaiwanICDF Scholarship

     Please visit the TaiwanICDF website (click) and follow the scholarship application instructions.

    (The annual application period usually opens from January 1 to March 15)


1. Application Form 

Applicants must complete the application form through “NTHU International Student Online Application System”(
Please make sure that all application documents contain your full name. Once submitted, the application form for admission and all supporting documents become the property of the IMPISA program of National Tsing Hua University. If you have questions about your application, please contact us at 886-3- 5715131 Ext. 33495 (between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Taiwan time, Monday through Friday), or 
send email to Ms. Liu (

2. A Copy of Diplomas/Certificates in English or Chinese

NTHU only accepts diploma written in English or Chinese. Thus, if your diploma was written in other languages, it should be accompanied by a certified English translation. Applicants who are in the process of completing their studies must submit a letter from the school/university clearly stating your anticipated graduation date and degree. Applicants who will be pursuing a second degree in a different field of study must also submit a photocopy of the first degree/diploma.

3. Official transcript(s)

Please upload transcripts from all college, university or post-secondary educational institution (including dates & obtained degrees). Transcripts should include grades for every semester. In addition, the grading system must also be included.
If the original language of the academic record is not in English or Chinese, a certified English translation must accompany the original transcript. Official copies of credentials must be certified by a school administrative officer of the institution from which the degree was received. 

4. Study plan

Describe your short-term and long-term career goals. Explain how your future experience with IMPISA of NTHU will assist you in reaching these goals contribute. Double-space lines and use a minimum font size of 10. Please include any information that you believe would be helpful to the Admissions Committee in considering your application. (No more than 3 pages.)

5. Letters of Recommendation 

Two recommendation letters are required.
Fill out at least 2 referees on the online application form. Once the online application is completed and submitted, the online system will automatically send out the recommendation notice and the link to referees. Preferable referees are faculty members who can evaluate your academic qualifications and research potential. 

6. Financial certificate

All applicants are required to provide financial proof that shows financial sustainability (minimum TWD 120,000) for study in Taiwan, or proof of the scholarship. If you have a sponsor to satisfy this financial obligation, then your sponsor must provide a letter declaring their relationship to the applicant and their intent to provide financial support throughout his/her period of study. Please note that as proof of scholarship you need to submit the TaiwanICDF Scholarship Application Form.

7. Declaration Form 

Print out the declaration form and sign at the end of the form after reading through it. If applicable, we may ask the applicant to submit a copy of the statement of travel record, or the “Forfeited Nationality Permit Certificate” issued by Ministry of the Interior and Non-Household Registration Declaration. 

8. Copy of Passport

Provide a verification of your nationality or a copy of your passport.

9. Resume

Describe your background, academic performance and working experience. (500 words maximum)

10. English Proficiency

Students from non-English-speaking countries are expected to be able to read, write, listen, and speak English for admissions into the program. Applicants, whose first language is not English, are required to take an English proficiency test as a part of the application procedure.
We recognize scores from the Educational Testing Service (ETS), written TOEFL, computer-based TOEFL or internet-based TOEFL, taken within past two years.  If you do not have a TOEFL score, please submit evidence of English proficiency (i.e. other test scores, the history of taking English courses, etc.)



NOTE : The applicants must prepare and upload all application requirements listed on the checking list before the deadline. Later or incomplete sets of applications will not be processed.