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Foreign Exchange Students

New Informations
 

September 6-7 – Registration
September 13  – Chinese placement (Online test,TBA) 
September 15   Orientation (Details to be updated) 
September 22  Classes begin 
September 30  Deadline for dormitory fee and ARC Copy
October 01        Hand in course selection form before 4 pm 

 
 Admission ProcessTurn in application form→Verify→Acceptance letter and TKU admission letter→Apply for airport pick-up service
Semester Duration Application date
Spring semester (half a year) February to June  September 1 to December 1
Spring semester (one year) February to January September 1 to December 1
Fall semester (half a year) September to January March 1 to May 1
Fall semester (one year) September to June March 1 to May 1

Required documents:
1. Application Form (With signature of the applicant )
2. An official letter from home university
3. Official transcript in English or Japanese
4. Two recommendation letters
5. Study plan (Writing in English or Chinese)
6. Resume
7. Copy of passport
8. TKU Consent to Provide Personal Data
9. 3 pieces of photo (4.5cm x 3.5cm)
10.  Application for Dormitory.(If the dormitory is full, you will be notified separately, please look for accomodation around the school.

11.  
We offer aiport pick-up service for overseas freshman and exchange students on Sat. XX August, 20XX. (More information)
         If pickup service is needed, please sumbit the application form(Air port pick-up application form) before XX August, 20XX.

Contact:
Mr. Steven Xie
Responsibilities:Europe, the Americas and Oceania
E-mail159551@mail.tku.edu.tw

Ms. Chia-hui Yen
Responsibilities
Japan
E-mail132618@mail.tku.edu.tw

Ms. Dolly Yang
ResponsibilitiesSoutheast Asia, Korea and Mongolia
E-maill144116@mail.tku.edu.tw


Awards Program

Information for exchange student
 
Dormitory
Accomodation
Guest House
Dorm Closing & Opening
  • - Spring semester opening & closing date-
    Closing for Winter breakJanuary 19, 2022 12PM 
  • Opening Day: Feb 17, 2022 10AM - 4PM​​
    (Announcement will be made if there are any changes)
    Please pay attention for your returning flight from Taiwan to your home country.
    We will not provide accommodation after Jan 19th, 2022. Please handle your residency related issues by yourself.
  •  
  • - Summer semester opening & closing date-
  • Closing for Summer break: June 27, 2022 12PM
    (if there are any changes, we will have another announcement)
  • Please pay attention for your returning flight from Taiwan to your home country.
    We will not provide accommodation after  June 27th, 2022. Please handle your residency related issues by yourself.
Calendar.Registration.Orientation.Courses selection .
Calendar
Registration Date: Sep 6th. to Sep 7th. , 2021 
Time:9AM - 4PM
Place:T1001
Registration docs.  一、Registration check paper
 二、Visa copy
      →Please apply 180days visitor visa if you study for one semester
      →Please apply Resident visa if you study for two semester
 三、Four 2-inch color photos
        A thin half-length color photo with a glossy finish taken with a white background within the last one year that should be 4.5cm X
       3.5cm with an image of the head that should not be shorter than 3.2cm or longer than 3.6cm from the top of the head to the
       chin,without wearing a hat or a pair of color glasses,with clear facial features not covered and identifiable, and should not be
       modified or composed.
 四、Health certificate copy,3 months before arrive Taiwan.
        Health certificate copy for Resident visa can be used. 
 五、TKU health certificate original
 六、Provid an English version of insurance certificate which is valid for at least 6 months from the date you enter Taiwan.(Must 
        include Medical insurance overseas)
 七、Emergency Treatment
 八、投保須知.pdf
new exchange student handbook  Handbook
Course selection info.   About course selection 
Time table
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  • Period  Class Time Period No. Class Time
    Period 1 08:10 – 09:00   Period 8 15:10 – 16:00
    Period 2 09:10 – 10:00   Period 9 16:10 – 17:00
    Period 3 10:10 – 11:00   Period 10 17:10 – 18:00
    Period 4 11:10 – 12:00   Period 11 18:10 – 19:00
    Period 5 12:10 – 13:00   Period 12 19:10 – 20:00
    Period 6 13:10 – 14:00   Period 13 20:10 – 21:00
    Period 7 14:10 – 15:00   Period 14 21:10 – 22:00
  •  
Course selection and Dropping **The course that you have dropped will still be recorded on your transcript. Please consider carefully before dropping any courses. Thank you!
 
Visa,,Insurance,E-mail,Phone,Map,Day off
Visa This is an image

*Resident Visa->Alien Resident Certificate
*Visitor Visa extension
*Updating data、Lost or damaged
*New Taipei City Service Center:(If you stay in New Taipei City(this includes Tamsui residents), you must change you visa status from Resident Visa to ARC at the New Taipei City Service Center. If you live in Taipei City, the change must be made at the Taipei City Service Center)
Address:No.135, Min-An St. Jung-He Dist, New Taipei City
Ph:(02)8228-2090#308
Traffic Information: Take bus 307 from MRT BanChiao station to Ji-Sui Junior High school station.
Insurance
  1. Exchange students are required to purchase the following two types of insurance.
    1. 
    Student Insurance (Accidents Insurance)
    According to the regulation of the government , new student "must" purchase this insurance is compulsory. The fee for this insurance is  NTD$180 for this semester.
    Contact office: Guidance Section (B402).
    Details: <Student Guidance Section>Student Insurance (Accidents)

    2. Cathay Life Insurance (Medical Insurance)
     Studnet who has not purchased overseas medical insurance in their home country will be required to buy this. NTD$500/month, Payment are made every 5 months, which totals to NTD$2500.
    Outpatient/Emergency treatment benefit: the payment of benefit shall not exceed the limit of 1000 NTD (per visit) .
    Daily hospital room benefit: the payment of benefit shall not exceed the limit of 1000 NTD (per day). 
    Hospital miscellaneous benefit: the payment of benefit shall not exceed the limit of 120,000 NTD (per hospitalization).
    Do not pay attention to the cleaning of teeth of drugs purchsed by the Pharmacy. Please refer to the detailed claimsand the claims will be accepted for 2 weeks.

    Insurance claims require several documents:
    (1)Insurance Claim Form 
  2.     Can get the form from T1001.
    (2)Passport and Visa (photocopy)
    (3)Receipts (original)
  3. (4)Medical certificate or Certificate of diagnosis in Chinese (original)中文診斷證明書
  4.     Ask doctor for it.

    3. Starting from the 7th month, Exchange students must join National Health Insurance. In order to receive your transcript, you must cancel the insurance before leaving Taiwan; turn in the cancelation form and complete de-registration form.
E-mail The account number is the student ID, and the password is last six digitsof your birthday in C.E. 
Student ID Number @gms.tku.edu.tw 
Ex: 406132406@gms.tku.edu.tw
Phone  Student can apply for Taiwan SIM card at the airport, and please notify the International and Mainland Students Guidance Section your contact information.
To avoid breaking the contract before the expiry day, please do not sign up for 1-2 years contract.
We will arrange for the purchase of prepaid sim card together, or you may ask for the assistance from Taiwanese students.
Map
Education System  If  “TKU Moodle Learning”  is unavailable, please contact 02-26215656#2468 or bring your student ID card to T102 to change your password.
Leave application 1. Please log into Tamkang's Leave Application System and follow the instructions accordingly.
2. Please apply for leave on the basis leave, sick leave, pulic leave etc, and apply for leave within the respective time limit. Single-day leave and sick leave can be made with kiosk outside the B401 office on the B building 4th floor. Please contact the B418 of the Office Student Affairs for other leave.
3. In special cases where your leave cannot be applied earlier, the notice of absence must include explanations and certified document, and must be handed in within 3 days. The notice must be signed by professor. If the professor is on leave, then the notice can be signed by the head of department and approved by the dean of student affairs. Any overdue application will not be approved and compensatory leave will not be given.
4. 6(23-1)TKU Regulations Regarding Leave for Students
 
Before leaving...
Procedure Those who have not completed the leaving procedure will not receive their academic transcripts.
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Time A week before finals till the end of semester (before leaving)
Notice 1. Must leave Taiwan before your ARC or Visa expires.
2. You must cancel the insurance by yourself or else where will be a fine.
3. After completion of leaving school procedures, Student ID cards can't be used as a Student ID in the campus or as an Easy Card outside of the campus. The continuation of usage is a violation of law.
Form Leaving Procedure Form
Check-out 1.Please return the Air condition card and the room key before you leave the dormitory.
2.Leaving Notice.
Others(Emergency, Lost, Open account, Work permit, Laws, Q&A)
Assistance with life in Taiwan Information for foreigners in Taiwan:+886-0800-024-111
Emergency
Important card about Emergency

Each student has an emergency card. If the patient is conscious, can help him to take a taxi to a nearby hospital and then inform the facilitator to facilitate subsequent processing.
Call 119 or notify the Sanitation and Fitness Section if the patient is in shock or unconscious.

* Faint, shock or in emergency situation...
1. Fire Station/Ambulance:
119
2. (On campus) Campus Security Section: 02-26215656 ext. 2110/2119
 (Off campus) Office of Military Education and Training: 02-26222173 (24 hours)
3. Dormitory supplement or need Japanese assistance (Please refer to emergency card).
4. Tamsui Police Station:
110

*General Injury...
1. (on campus) 
Sanitation and Fitness Section: 02-26215656 ext.2373, 2257 (bring the student card).

    General wounds treatment
    Burn treatment
    Excises injuries treatment
    Insects bits treatment  
   (off campus) Clinic (Please apply for proof of fiagnosis and receipt for clainabt).
2. Please seek for roommate or taiwanese student's assistance.
3. Taxi: 02-28057777
4. 
Dormitory supplement or need Japanese assistance (Please refer to emergency card).
Missing Identification
1.Passbook, ATM card or credit card 
(1) Stop paying and reporting the loss to the bank or post office that created the account immediately. Post Office Customer Service Center Voice System 0800-700365.
(2) Prepare the original residence permit and the account seal to the original post office to apply for reissue.
(3) Fee:Reissue card $100 NTD;
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2.Alien Resident Certificate (ARC)
(1) Please report to the police.
(2) Application form
(3) One 2-inch color photos (with white background, head to chin 3.2-3.6cm )
(4) Passport and Visa (original and photocopy)
(5) 
Student Identification Card​ (original and photocopy, Student ID card must be stamped with a registration stamp )
(6) Admission Notice  (original and photocopy)
(7) Application fee: $500-1000NTD
(8) Accomodation certificate
(9)Proof of study

3.Student Identification Card​
(1) Bring identification card and two 2x2inch passport photos to the Registration Section of the Office of Academic Affairs.
(2) Make payment at the Automated Payment Machine located at the Office of Academic Affairs and a receipt will be issued.Fill in the application form for replacement of the Student Identification Card (obtainable at the Administration building)Processing will take 10 working days.Fees: NTD$200.
Account
1. Open post office account:
 (1) Student ID card (original and photocopy)
 (2) ARC (original and photocopy)
*Students who have not been a residence permit for half a year are required to bring their passports. Personally go to the Taipei City Service Center.
 (3) Stamp 
(Tamsui Campus: B building optician provide the service of making stamps)
     
(Lanyang Campus: JiaoXi Post offices have the service provided)
 (4) Passports
2. Bank account information
 In order to open a bank account, International students must provide a passport and Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) to the bank.
 In addition, they must also be over 20 years of age.
 Information: Bank of Taiwan http://www.bot.com.tw/englis
Work permit Exchange students can't apply work permit if only study for 1 semester.
It is illegal for foreign students to work in Taiwan without a work permit. 
Evacuation Instructions Fire, earthquake, traffic accidents and  medical emergency card.
Website
Course Catalog & Course Selection System: http://portal.tku.edu.tw/ 
Carrefour: http://www.carrefour.com.tw/store/淡新店  
Laws In Taiwan, it is illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 
Smuggling, selling, and with possession of marijuana or any type of drugs are illegal.
Also, TKU is a non-smoking campus.
 
1. Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan
2. Employment Service Act
3. Criminal Code of the Republic of China (Chapter 11 Offenses Against Public Safety, Article 185-3)
4. Narcotics Hazard Prevention Act 
5. Smoking regulations
6. Sexual Assault or Sexual Harassment on campus
7. Intellectual property
8. Appeal 

9. 6(23-1)TKU Regulations Regarding Leave for Students

 
Q&A

Q1. Can friends or family stay overnight?
A1. NO, For the students safety and or the sake of other students’ privacy, the campus had provided another dormitory for friends or family member to stay
over.  In charge: A102 (02-26215656 Ext.2498)
 
Q2.Does dormitory allow smoking?
A2. No smoking is allowed on campus, including dormitory
 
Q3.Does dormitory allows keeping a pet?
A3.NO! We are concerned about diseases and on you managing your pet, so even a fish is also prohibited.
 
Q4. Does Reitaku have Bedding Rental service?
A4. There is a blanket rental service for residents of Reitaku Dormitory and Sung-Tao 5th floor, while stocks last. Students are responsible for the cleanliness and the storage of the blanket.
 
Q5. Do we have a place to store our luggage?
A5. During the summer vacation, we provide storage to put a small amount of baggage in the dormitory for student who study for one school year, and the dormitory administration do not bear any responsibility on the safety of the baggage. This service is not provided to students who studied only for one semester (6 months).
 
Q6. What do Taiwanese students can help me?
A6. Taiwanese students in dormitory are part of the council leaders, mainly in preparation for resident activities, living assistance and emergency assistance.
 
Q7.Who can clean the room?
A7.The housekeeper will clean the public area but not include the room and balcony. Please clean it by yourself. But school will responsible for clean the air conditioner and fans during summer or winter break.

Q8.What can I do if my stuff stolen by someone?
A8.We have 24hours CCTV system. Please ask dormitory manager for help

  2019.08.26