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IDAS Application & Enrollment Procedures

Admission Requirements

Prospective students applying for admission to the International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) must meet the admission requirements and complete the enrollment process in due time.

International Students

The IDAS program has a quota of 10 spaces for international students. Admission into the program is based on the review of the following materials:

  1. Personal Data Form and IDAS applicant statements.
  2. Two letters of recommendation (2 different referees).
  3. Official transcripts of Master’s degree.
  4. Photocopy of TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS scores within 2 years or other documents to prove English ability.
  5. Personal honors or other record of awards.

Local Taiwan Students

The IDAS program has a quota of 2 spaces for domestic students. Admission into the program is based 40% on the review of the following materials:

  1. Personal Data Form and IDAS applicant statements.
  2. Two letters of recommendation (2 different referees).
  3. Official transcripts of Master’s degree.
  4. Photocopy of TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS scores within 2 years or other documents to prove English ability.
  5. Personal honors or other record of awards.

The remaining 60% of the admission decision is based on an Oral Exam:

  1. Time, date, and place for the oral test will be published on the website 3 days before the oral test. Candidates should check the Internet by themselves.

Application Time Table

International Students

DateSchedule of Events
January 4, 2018 - 5PM March 23, 2018Online Application System Available [link]
January 4, 2018 - March 16, 2018Application Submission by Post
9AM January 4, 2018 - 5PM March 23, 2018Application Submission in Person
Hours for accepting applications submitted in person:
Mondays to Fridays (Except Holidays) 9AM – 12PM and 2PM – 5PM
April 10, 2018 - May 2, 2018Review and Evaluation by Departments
May 11, 2018Application Results Posted on the NCCU Website
May 17, 2018Acceptance/Non-acceptance Letters Sent to Applicants
June 20, 2018Reply Deadline for Accepted Applicants
June 27, 2018 - August 24, 2018Final Results Sent to Waitlisted Applicants
September 18, 2018Start of Semester

Domestic Students

DateSchedule of Events
December 25, 2017Admission Brochure Published
9AM March 21, 2018 - 5PM March 27, 2018Application Fee Payment Time [link]
9AM March 21, 2018 - 5PM March 28, 2018File Upload time
5PM March 28, 2018Application Deadline
5PM April 12, 2018Announce application results and list of candidates qualified for oral test
9AM April 30, 2018Oral Test
May 4, 2018Application Results Published on the NCCU Academic Affairs Office website
5PM June 25, 2018Reply Deadline for Accepted Applicants
June 29, 2018Final Results Sent to Waitlisted Applicants