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Application is open all year round!

•Fall semester begins in the middle of September.
•Spring Semester begins in the middle of February.

Remark: Spring semester is only for GIP MBA & undergraduate
degrees in Tourism and Cosmetic Science.

Application Steps:

1. Apply Online.

2. Download IDSS application package.
Please submit application form along with the following materials directly to the Office of
International and Cross-Strait Affairs.

(Click the following pictures to the website of application, brochure, and application for scholarship.)

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Application Materials

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1. Check List(to be printed out in the application system)

2. Application form(to be printed out in the application system)

3. All applicants must submit two official "notarized transcripts", either in English or in Chinese. (One is original copy; the other is the copy of the original.)

4. Two letters of recommendation which address the applicant's academic potential, participation in extracurricular activities, personal character, level of English and Chinese proficiencies and a comment regarding whether or not the applicant is mature enough to study abroad. The letters should be written either in English or in Chinese. Applicants who apply for Department of Spanish Language and Literature and Department of Japanese Language and Literature are welcome to submit recommendation letters in the language the department teaches.

5. Study Plan (It should be written in Chinese. For students applying for the program at Department of English Language, Literature and Linguistics and Graduate International Program, the study plan should be written in English.)

6. Financial statement within 3 months to prove students can support his/her living expenses, insurance fee, books and other university related fees. The minimum is USD2,500 or TWD 75,000. It should include your English or Chinese name and should be directly issued by the bank.

7. An International Student Scholarship Application Form.(to be printed out in the application system)

8. A photocopy of the applicant's passport or other equivalent supporting documents.

9. Three passport-sized photographs (hard copies).

10. For students applying for GIP-MBA and Bachelor of International Business Administration are required to submit English proficiency certificate (TOEFL iTP 500 or iBT 61). If English is the official langauge in your country, you do not need to submit the result.

11. A foreign national citizen who was formerly a citizen of the Republic of China must attach a certificate indicating that he/she is no longer a legal citizen of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and has already given up the Taiwan's citizenship for 8 years or above.

12. Those who wish to pursue doctoral degrees must submit your research plan and a photocopy of the equivalent thesis including a Chinese or English abstract 

13. Chinese Proficiency Test: The Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language(TOCFL), HSK, or other equivalent Chinese proficiency test.You should present the document which showed you pass the listening and reading test. See scholarship information for detail.
Please submit the attendance and certification of Chinese language center and all transcript.

14. Providence University declaration for International Degree Seeking Students.(to be printed out in the application system)


1. Your official transcript and diploma must be notarized by the Taiwan Representative Office or an embassy of the representative of the Republic of China, Taiwan, in your area. Please find the list of Embassies Abroad at
following link www.mofa.gov.tw)
2. Some departments offer courses in English but most undergraduate and graduate programs are mainly
conducted in Mandarin Chinese. It is required that applicants are proficient in Chinese language skills.
3. Other documents may be required by certain departments or graduate institutes; in this case, the
applicant will be informed.
4. Providence University reserves the right to cancel/ withhold a scholarship for reasons of student misconduct and/or if it suspects that a student has not registered for academic reasons.