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Foreign Exchange Students

New Informations

1. 108-1 New Exchange students please come to Reitaku International House to register and please submit the English version of the medical certificate, the necessary documents in the important notice of admission and related expenses .

2. Sep.2, 2019 Chinese Language Proficiency Test (Written test and oral test).

 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.

We offer aiport pick-up service for overseas freshman and exchange students on Sat. 31st August, 2019. (More information)
         If pickup service is needed, please sumbit the application form(Airport Pick-up Application Form) before 14th August, 2019.

Ms. Acid Chu
Responsibilities:Europe, the Americas and Oceania

Ms. Chia-hui Yen

Ms. Dolly Yang
ResponsibilitiesSoutheast Asia, Korea and Mongolia

Calendar.Course.Dropping courses
  • 1. Please research before you check-in: course selection system (How to…)
  • 2. How to search All English instructions
  • 3. How to search Chinese courses information
    4. Exchange students will be given a course selection form to fill out during orientation. (Rules for course selection)
    Semester grade query (How to…)
  • 6. Time table
  • 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
You can drop your courses online if you have more than 15 credits. In case if you credits less than 15 after you drop the course, please download the report paper online. Fill in the reason and get the signature from professor, department and submit it to Chanel to complete the procedure.
**The course that you have dropped will still be recorded on your transcript. Please consider carefully before dropping any courses. Thank you!
Scholarship Scholarship
Visa, Enrollment document, Dormitory
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*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
Traffic Information: Take bus 307 from MRT BanChiao station to Ji-Sui Junior High school station.
Enrollment document
  1. 1. Passport, Visa  (photocopy)
    2. Four 2-inch color photos (with white background, head to chin 3.2-3.6cm )
    3. Health certificate issued in last three months: if you take medical tests before coming to Taiwan, the certificate must be stamped and verified by the Taipei Representative Office in your home country. Form C  &  School's  Health Examination Record  
    4. TKU Authorization for Emergency Treatment Form
  2. 5. TKU International Student Insurance and NHI Insurance Information.
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.
Handbook& Dormitory rules  Handbook
  1. Reitaku International House (Only for Exchange Students from International office)     A song for Reitaku
  2. Sung-Tao 5th floor Exchange Student Dormitory (Only for Exchange Students from International office)               
  3. Sung-Tao Hall (International Students, Exchange Students and TKU students)
  4. 淡江學園
  5. Off Campus renting校外租賃  
  6. Hwei-wen Hall 會文館
Dorm Closing & Opening - Summer semester opening & closing date-
Opening Day: Aug 31, 2019 10AM - 6PM
Closing for Winter break: January 11, 2020 12PM ​​
(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 11st, 2020. Please handle your residency related issues by yourself.
  • - Spring semester opening & closing date-
  • Open date February 15, 2020 10AM-6PM
  • Closing for Summer break: June 20, 2020 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 20th, 2020. Please handle your residency related issues by yourself.
Winter/Summer break For those who are studying for one year and wish to stay during summer/winter break,  we do not provide accommodation, the school will assist students in search for alternative accommodation. 
After Arrival...(Registration, Orientation, Insurance, Map, E-mail, Leave application)
Date Aug 31st , 2019
Time 10AM - 6PM
Place Reitaku International House
Contact Ms. Chanel Peng
Phone number 886-2-26215656 ext.2318
Orientation 1. New International Students orientation
2. Dormitory Rules
Insurance 1. Exchange students are required to purchase the following two types of insurance:Student Insurance (Accidents) & Cathay Life Insurance (Medical) .
2. Student Insurance (Accidents)
According to the regulation of the government , this insurance is compulsory. The fee for this insurance is  NTD$185 for the whole Academic Year.
Contact office: Guidance Section (B402).
Details: <Student Guidance Section>Student Insurance (Accidents)

3. Cathay Life Insurance (Medical)
Compulsory for every student before National Health Insurance is made available, payment is 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)Passport and Visa (photocopy)
(3)Receipts (original)
(4)Medical certificate (original)

4. 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 & Education System ​E-mail: The account number is the student ID, and the password is last six digitsof your birthday in C.E. How to use student E-mail…
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 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.
4. Chanel’s office hours a week before finals test to closing date, starts at 8AM ends at 5PM.
Form Leaving Procedure Form
Check-out Please return the Air condition card and the room key before you leave the dormitory.
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 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:
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:

*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
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;
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)
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.
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
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.
Course Catalog & Course Selection System: 
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


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