Other Application
Application for Direct-Entry Doctoral Degree Programs
Other Application

1. Requirements:

For NTU System students graduating with a Bachelor’s degree and graduate students who have completed at least one semester of the Master’s program, an eligible application:

(1) has achieved a grade point average in the top one-third of his or her class in the department, institute or degree program. The applicant’s department, graduate institute or degree program may elect to rank the student based on his or her grade point average over all required courses or on a more stringent set of criteria; or

(2) has achieved excellent academic performance, as determined by the department, graduate institute or degree program based on under other special circumstances.


2. Submit the following documents as part of the application package:

(1) The form “Application for Direct Ph.D. Program”

(2) Undergraduate applicant: academic transcripts for all semesters attended; Graduate applicant: academic transcript(s) for at least one semester

(3) Two recommendation letters from academic faculty (at the level of assistant professor or above)

(4) Any other supporting documents required by the department, graduate institute or degree program


3. Application dates:

Semester 1: during the Ph.D. admissions through screening and test

Semester 2: during the Ph.D. entrance examination

(Where departments/institutes/degree programs have stipulated their own application schedules, those schedules shall prevail.)


4. Contact: Mr. Hu (Graduate Academic Affairs Division)

(1) Phone Number: 33662388 ext. 409

(2) Email: chinfu@ntu.edu.tw


5. For information about the NTU “Research Promotion Program for Direct-Entry Doctoral Degree Program Students”, refer to

Program contact: Mrs. Tsai (Office of Research and Development)

(1) Phone Number: 33666632

(2) Email: shupeitsai@ntu.edu.tw