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International Students

Degree Programs

NTU College of Social Sciences is home to seven sub-disciplines. Degree programs provided by each subject area are as below:

Degree type Bachelor Master PhD
Political Science
Social Work
National Development  
Public Affairs    

To apply, read first the guide by NTU Office of International Affairs:

Double/Dual Degree Programs
NTU College of Social Sciences is running eight double/dual degree programs with its partners from Japan, Hong Kong, and Europe. If you are a student of our partner university and would like to participate, consult an appropriate study abroad coordinator of your university to see how you can get nominated and apply.

Discipline of NTU Partner Level of Program
Political Science School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University
Political Science

School of Law, Tohoku University

Political Science Department of Political Studies, Charles University in Prague Master
Political Science Master’s Program in Administration and Public Policies, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas Master
Political Science,
Social Work
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong PhD
Economics School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University Undergraduate
Economics Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong Undergraduate
Economics Graduate School of Economics and Business, Hokkaido University Master


Exchange Programs

Students who wish to study for a year or semester at NTU College of Social Sciences without having to pay the tuition fee to NTU have to make sure first that their home university is an exchange partner of NTU. You must be nominated by your home university before you can apply for an NTU exchange program. 

Participating universities

Those who aim to study social science can make their choice from a wide range of subjects during application.

In addition to taking advantage of inter-university cooperation, NTU College of Social Sciences also builds up its own partnerships to provide more study abroad opportunities to its own students. Each year NTU College of Social Sciences also hosts a great number of exchange students from these leading universities in East Asia and Europe. If you wish to become one, please consult your affiliated college/school/faculty to see if it is one of NTU COSS's partners. If so, please read this fact sheet to see what you should do next.

Special and Short-term Programs

Joint Summer programs
The East Asian Junior Workshop was hosted by Department of Sociology of National Taiwan University, Kyoto University, and Seoul National University. The workshop will take place in turns in Taipei, Kyoto, and Seoul, depending on which country host the workshop. Faculty members and students from Taiwan, Japan and Korea jointly participated in the workshop for a three-days field trip, followed by a two days class discussions and presentations . All participants are required to take a course and wirte a research proposal one semester before the program.  The students of host country are responsible for planning the field trip in advance and prepare presentations to introduce the historical background and social context necessary to understand the sites visited. In the last two days, students will present their research topics and also share their observations about the field work.

Joint Student Seminars

Joint Student Seminars