Application Requirements
for Admission of International Students

  • International students who do not have legal status as an overseas Chinese or do not hold R.O.C. nationality are eligible to apply.
  • Foreign applicants who have held R.O.C. citizenship in the past eight years are not eligible for application.
  • International students should not be citizens of Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • Should have at least a basic knowledge in the Chinese language.

Required documents for admission

  1. A copy of the application form. The downloadable copy of the application form (Word format) is located at the bottom of this page.
  2. Five identical passport-size photos. The photos should be taken within the past 6 months upon application. The photos should be colored and without any headgear (except for religious reasons).
  3. A photocopy of the applicant's passport.
  4. Authenticated transcript and diploma. A copy of the applicant’s highest educational transcript and diploma authenticated by TECO (Taipei Economic and Cultural Office) in his/her country. (After being authenticated from TECO, please first send a photocopy of the authenticated transcript and diploma. The original copy is needed for visa application. The original copy should be submitted to the OIA (Office of International Affairs) of CSU as the applicant comes to Taiwan.
  5. Health examination and medical certificate. The health examination should include blood test, urinalysis, chest x-ray and stool examination and HIV test taken within the last six months and a medical certificate that can prove that the applicant is healthy to study abroad. The students should also submit a Measles and Rubella (German Measles) antibody positive report or certification for prophylaxis inoculation (preventive inoculation).
  6. Two recommendation letters. The two recommendation letters should from the applicant’s previous professors (one in Chinese and one in English).
  7. Financial certificate. The purpose of the financial statement is to verify that the applicant has sufficient funds to pursue his/her studies.
  8. Study plan. The study plan should be 1~3 pages long and could be written in English or Chinese.
  9. Letter of consent. The purpose of the letter of consent is to confirm that the parents/guardians of the applicant support his/her decision to study abroad. A downloadable Word file of the letter of consent is located at the bottom of this page.
  10. Insurance certificate. International students could not apply for the "National Health Insurance" for the first 4 months of their stay therefore, they are not insured. They should have insurances as they come to Taiwan just in case of problems or emergencies. Therefore, international students need to provide us with a certificate that proves they have an insurance that can be used worldwide.
  11. Please send the above mentioned documents to:

    Cheng Shiu University
    Office of International Affairs
    No. 840, Chengcing Rd., Niaosong Didt.,
    Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, R.O.C., 83347
    Tel.: +886 (07) 7358800 # 1193-1195

  • Admission letters will be mailed out by the end of June. Please send back the reply form attached in the admission letter. Applicants will also be informed via email.
  • For further inquiries, please contact:

    Office of International Affairs
    Tel.: +886 (07) 7358800 # 1193-1195
    Fax.: +886 (07) 7358895

  • Application Forms (Download Here!)