China Medical University welcomes students from all over the world. Entry requirements vary according to the program of study, so it is important that you make sure you are eligible to apply as an International Student.
Our entry requirements abide by the “MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan” and the flowchart of qualification. Read them carefully before you apply.
Violation of any of the above-mentioned regulations will result in immediate cancellation of the applicant’s admission; the deprivation of the applicant’s recognized status as a CMU registered student, or revocation of the applicant’s CMU diploma. No academic certificate will be given.
- International students with a high school diploma are eligible to apply for undergraduate studies at CMU; Bachelor’s degree for Master’s programs;
Master’s degree for PhD programs
- Most of the courses in CMU are instructed in Chinese. Applicants are expected to have sufficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing ability in Chinese language. (Expect for those who are taking courses in the English speaking international programs.)
- International students transfer to undergraduate programs should apply to attend the Transfer Exams of Spring Semester held by CMU and the Joint Transfer Exam held by the Committee of private medical universities. However, international students whose student status is discontinued by the University because of misconduct, poor academic results or criminal offences, are not allowed to apply for transferring to CMU. Postgraduate students are not allowed to transfer to CMU
- All undergraduate students except who enroll in the departments other than School of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Chinese Medicine will go to Beigang Campus for the first academic year, and move to Taichung Main Campus from the second academic year on. Those undergraduate students who enroll in School of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Chinese Medicine will go to Taichung Main Campus from the first academic year on.
- Students who enrolled since 2015 Fall Semester and whose high school graduating level is equivalent to Taiwan’s high school grade 5 have to complete at least 20 credits at CMU in addition to each department’s credit requirement before graduation.
- Most of the courses are given in Chinese. International students are required to have adequate Chinese reading, writing, listening and speaking ability (Except for some of the Graduate Programs that offer English-speaking courses. Please see p.14~15.) According to CMU’s Implementation Directions for Mandarin Proficiency Levels and Required Courses released in 2014, international students enrolled since 2015 Fall Semester are required to accomplish “Mandarin as Second Language” courses and reach their qualified criteria. International students enrolled in programs and all courses taught in English are not subject to this requirement.