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International Scholar

How to be an International Scholar of NCKU

To inquire about being an International Scholar at NCKU, please directly contact the staff representative or a faculty member of the college/institute with which you are interested.

The following website provides a directory of all the Colleges and their Departments.

Academics


Contact Person in NCKU

To assist academic staff from overseas in making a smooth transition to live and work at NCKU, your main contact person at NCKU are the staff coordinators of the department where you are/will be working.

Should you need any kind of assistance, please communicate directly with your department’s designated contact person first.

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Work Permit

According to Taiwanese labor requirements, all foreign nationals who intend to work in Taiwan should apply for a work permit. In order to do so, please refer to your department’s contact person.

Working Expats in Taiwan: http://ezworktaiwan.wda.gov.tw/

Workforce Development Agency: https://www.wda.gov.tw/en/default.aspx

The applicant can now apply for an account for online application on our website (https://ezwp.wda.gov.tw). Simply click “Work Permit for Foreign Professional Worker” to set up the account (“Foreign Professional Artist Work Permit” for freelance artist) , and then you can long in to submit the case, pay the application fee and check the status 24 hours a day.

Visa

Visa is the immigration license. You can apply for different kinds of visas according to the duration of your stay in Taiwan

VISITOR VISASForeign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents and who intend to stay in Taiwan for no more than six months for the purposes of transit; tour; visit relatives; undertake visits; undertake inspection tours; attend international conferences; conduct business; pursue short-term study; undertake short-term employment; undertake short-term missionary work; or engage in other activities in the ROC as approved by MOFA.

RESIDENT VISASForeign nationals, who hold ordinary passports or other legal travel documents, who intend to stay in the Republic of China for more than six months for the purpose of uniting with family; pursue studies; undertake employment; invest; conduct missionary work; conduct official duties; participate in international exchange programs; or engage in other activities approved by MOFA or other relevant agency of the central-government.

Resident Visa holders are required to apply for the Alien Resident Certificate and Re-entry Permit at a local service center of the National Immigration Agency within 15 days of their arrival (starting from the next full day after their arrival date). They may stay in the ROC as long as the Alien Resident Certificate remains valid.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hereby announces the launch of the Republic of China eVisa Program starting January 12. The program is part of the ROC government's efforts to enhance its ICT infrastructure and simplify travel documents while enhancing security.

There is useful information on immigration and visa issues on NCKU webpage; however, we strongly advise international visitors to refer to the official informational website provided by the National Immigration Agency and Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (TAIWAN)

Tainan City First Service Center, National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior

AddressNo.370, Sec. 2, Fuqian Rd., Tainan City

Mon. to Fri. 08:00-17:00

Tel06-293764106-293621006-293647206-2938785

 

National Immigration Agencyhttps://www.immigration.gov.tw/5475/

Bureau Of Consular Affairs, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Republic Of China (Taiwan)https://www.boca.gov.tw/mp-2.html

 

大陸學者

大陸學者來台簽證為「入臺證」,詳情請參考專頁(https://reurl.cc/b8dLy)

內政部出入國及移民署: https://www.immigration.gov.tw/

外交部領事事務局: https://www.boca.gov.tw/mp-1.html

中華民國內政部移民署 台南服務處

地址: 臺南市府前路2370

星期一至星期五 08:00-17:00中午不休息

電話:06-293764106-293621006-2936472 

上述資料若有異動,請以外交部領事事務局及內政部出入國及移民署所公布資訊為主。


Accommodation

Guesthouses:

We have three guesthouses at NCKU, but not every scholar is eligible to secure a room/residence at these guesthouses. Eligibility depends on the scholar’s status at NCKU. Please confirm with your department’s contact person to know whether you are eligible candidate.

Guesthouses Description/Fees    

 

Guesthouse Name

Rooms

Address

Room Types

Number of person

fee

 

Daily

Monthly

 

Jing-Ye guest house

8

101-108

Suite

2

 

8,000

 

Dong-Ning guest house

10

 

 

 

 

12,000

 

Dong-Ning guest house

8

 

 

 

 

18,000

 

For more details, please refer to the following link: General Services Divsion

Work-related multi-room apartments for overseas short time visitors (Full-time Teacher):

This dormitory is for married overseas teachers (professors, assistant professors, associate professors and lecturers with Ph.D degree) within 1 year of returning to Taiwan. Maximum length of stay residing at the dormitory is 3 years (6 semesters)

For more details, please refer to the following link:

Office of General Affairs, Property Management Division

Hotels Near NCKU

Zenda Suites Hotel

The price per night of every kind of guest room (Updated: 2016/4/6)

Business Single Room

NT$4,100

Business Suites

NT$6,000

Deluxe Single Room

NT$4,300

Deluxe Suites

NT$7,000

Deluxe Twin Room

NT$4,700

 

 

Address: No.2,Dasyue Rd.,East District. Tainan City 701,Taiwan
Tel: +886-6-275-8999
http://www.zendasuites.com.tw/en/

Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel

Address: 89 Section West, University Road, Tainan, 70146, Taiwan
Tel: +886-6-702-8888
http://www.shangri-la.com/Taipei/FarEastern‎

 


Insurance

National Health Insurance Administration (NHI)

The National Health Insurance (NHI) program in Taiwan, launched in 1995, has successfully provided universal and quality healthcare to the people at affordable costs. The program has been focusing on ensuring care for the socially and economically disadvantaged people, making sure that everyone is covered, and improving on healthcare quality.

 

Enrollment:
Foreign Nationals from Hong Kong, Macau, China, or Other Countries who Reside in Taiwan with an Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) 

To have active insurance coverage is essential for everyone. If you don't have an ARC to apply NHI.please contact your NCKU contact person to enroll in other insurance programs.

National Health Insurance Administration (Southern Division)
Address: No. 96, Gongyuan Rd., Jhongsi District, Tainan City (70006)
Tel: (06)224-5678
National Health Insurance Administration


Transportation

How to get to Tainan

There are two main international airports in Taiwan: Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH).

Passengers Arrived at Taoyuan International Airport:

There are three ways to get to Tainan:

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Passengers Arrived in Kaohsiung International Airport:

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Transportation is convenient in Tainan (Taxi, Buses, Scooter)
Riding a scooter is the most convenient transportation in Tainan, but prior to do so, you should get your license at Taiwan Motor Vehicle Office.