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Fact Sheet of College of Communication, NCCU

 
General Information
Name of Institution College of Communication, National Chengchi University
Office responsible for Student Exchange Programme Research and Development Center, College of Communication
Address No. 64, Sec. 2, Zhinan Rd., Wenshan Dist., Taipei 11605, Taiwan
Telephone 886-2-29387594
Fax 886-2-29399291
Email commrd@nccu.edu.tw
Website University http://www.nccu.edu.tw/
Student Exchange Programme http://comm.nccu.edu.tw/en/admission/incoming02/incoming
Head of Office Shih, Tsung-Jen
Associate Professor and Program Director
E-mail: tjshih@nccu.edu.tw
Tel:886-2-2939-3091 ext.67202
Coordinators (for both incoming and outgoing exchange) Yi-Wen Lin
Student Exchange Coordinator
Research and Development Center, College of Communication
E-mail:commrd@nccu.edu.tw
Tel:886-2-29387594
 
Academic Calendar
Semester 1
 
Start Second week of September
End (including exams) Second week of January
Semester 2
 
Start Second week of February
End (including exams) Late June
* Detailed academic calendar dates can be found at http://www.nccu.edu.tw/about/nccucalendar?locale=en
 
Academic Information
Academic requirements None
Language requirements for non-native speakers of English Students who wish to take classes taught in English are advised to have English proficiency at least equivalent to TOEFL iBT 79-80 / IELTS 6.0 / TOEIC 700
Full-time course load We suggest that the minimum study load per semester is 3 credit units
Courses available to exchange students http://wa.nccu.edu.tw/QryTor/default.aspx
Course restrictions Courses are not listed in the above web link.
Language courses Mandarin courses for non-Chinese speakers are available, but students need to pay the courses tuition.
Course registration We will give students their student ID number first, and they can go to the following website to register their courses.
https://selectcourse.nccu.edu.tw/regcourse/
Transcripts Transcripts are generally available about 2 months after the final exams.
R&D Center will send 2 copies of the transcript to the student’s home institution free of charge.
 
Nomination & Application Process
Nomination deadlines Semester 1 1 April
Semester 2 1 October
Application deadlines Semester 1 30 April
Semester 2 30 October
Nomination procedures •Home institution will inform NCCU of their selected students in accordance with the mutually agreed number of exchange places.
•NCCU will send the application form to Home institution.
Application procedures Fill out the application form and submit to the following address: commrd@nccu.edu.tw
Visa application Students need to arrange their visa.  Please refer to the following website for visa information: http://www.boca.gov.tw
Supporting documents Students should submit the required documents to the following address: commrd@nccu.edu.tw
 
(1) Application form(please see the attached)
(2) Photocopy of identification page of national Passport
(3) Home university Official transcripts in Chinese or in English (Please also attach the grading/credit system explanation)
(4) Study plan written in Chinese or English
(5) Electronic picture file of passport-sized photo (*This is for producing student ID card, so please do not send a picture of daily lives. The file format should be jpg or jpeg, and the file size should not exceed 2MB. The background of this picture should be white, and any hats or dark-colored glasses are not allowed.)
Acceptance documents For admission to Semester 1 Mid May
For admission to Semester 2 Mid November
 
Accommodation and Facilities
Application deadlines
 
Semester 1 (Fall) 1 April
Semester 2 (Spring) 15 October
Housing arrangements 1. Type of Room and Fees of On-campus Dormitory:
http://osa.nccu.edu.tw/en/student-housing-service/dormitory-room-fee
2. Pictures of the On-campus dorm
http://goo.gl/KQUnvW (Notice that beds for most undergraduate exchange students are on the top of the bunk beds and will need to climb the stairs. )
3. International House’s information:

http://oic.nccu.edu.tw/files/11-1000-351.php?Lang=en
Period of stay Semester 1 Mid September to Late January
Semester 2 Mid February to Late June
Full year Mid September to Late June
Other facilities on-campus Sports centre, swimming pool, library, computer centre, bookshop, clinic, cafeteria, restaurants, campus store
 
Insurance
Insurance requirements All exchange students are required to obtain Student Accident Insurance.
 
Arrival Information
Expected arrival dates for exchange students Semester 1 exact dates will be announced to students
Semester 2
Orientation programme Semester 1 exact dates will be announced to students
Semester 2
Pick-up service Free-of-charge airport pick-up service will be offered on one expected arrival dates (exact dates will be announced to students).
 
Fees
Fees payable The application fee and regular tuition fee of the host college are waived for a visiting student during his/her exchange period. All other costs (for example, meals, lodging, travel, required medical insurance, books, personal spending, incidental university fees, and, if any, language course tuition) will be the responsibility of the exchange student.
 
Information about our campus are as follows:
College of Communication’s website: http://comm.nccu.edu.tw/
The course information: http://wa.nccu.edu.tw/QryTor/default.aspx
List of English-taught courses on our campus: http://moltke.cc.nccu.edu.tw/qrycourse/qryEngSub.jsp
The housing information:
http://osa.nccu.edu.tw/en/student-housing-service/entrance-control-system-description

Fees:
The application fee and regular tuition fee of the host college are waived for a visiting student during his/her exchange period. All other costs (for example, meals, lodging, travel, required medical insurance, books, personal spending, incidental university fees, and, if any, language course tuition) will be the responsibility of the exchange student.

Chinese Language courses:

If you are interested in learning Chinese, OIC of NCCU will help you to register the Chinese Language courses and please read the following information carefully. 
Academic classes + Part-Time Mandarin Class: this will be an ideal choice for students who need to take credit-given academic courses but also want to learn some Mandarin during their study at NCCU. The Mandarin class will be a 3 credit course (54 lecture hours in total).

1. The course is only available to international exchange students who choose the “Part-time+Academic” module and international degree students. International exchange students and international degree students with nationality of China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan are not eligible for Part-time Mandarin course.
2. The course will be added by OIC to your course list. Students who register to OIC don't need to choose it on the course selection phases. Please spare this time period for the Part-time Mandarin course while choosing your academic courses.
3. If you do register to OIC, please check whether the Part-time Mandarin is showed on your course list when you choose the courses on phase one of course selection. It should have been added at that time.
4. The Part-time Mandarin course is not open for adding on phase three(on-line add/drop) and four(manual add/drop) of the course selection phases.
5. For Total-Beginner, please choose "Basic Mandarin" on Mon 4~7pm. For Non-Beginner, please choose "Practical Mandarin" on Tue 4~7pm. Chinese Language Center suggests students who took Mandarin before, but the total lecture hour is below 100 hours choose the "Basic Mandarin". However, your previous Mandarin course level and intensity is varied by student, please decide on your own whether "Basic Mandarin" or " Practical Mandarin" suits you better. Once you decide it, you cannot change it.
6. The first class attendance is required. The first week class for " Practical Mandarin"(Non-Beginner) will be the placement test and the lecture will start on the second week. The placement test classroom will be announced on the OIC website and the assigned class according to the placement test result will also be announced on OIC website. Students please check the OIC website for it. "Basic Mandarin"(Total-Beginner) doesn't require placement test.
7.Please see the following for the regulation for "Basic Mandarin" and " Practical Mandarin". If you cannot follow the regulation, please don't register the course.

"Basic Mandarin" - Total-Beginner - Mon 4~7pm
1.Only open to international exchange and international degree students. For international degree students who take this course, no credit will be given and it will not be recognized as graduate credits.
2. First class attendance is required. If missing first class, students will be graded zero, please drop the course on your own.
3. Not available for adding on phase three and four of the course selection.
4. Students with more than 3 times absent at the random taking attendance will be graded zero.
5. The classroom and class list will be announced on OIC website.

"Practical Mandarin" - Non-Beginner- Tue 4~7pm
1. Only open to international exchange and international degree students. For international degree students who take this course, no credit will be given and it will not be recognized as graduate credits.
2. First class attendance is required. If missing first class, students will be graded zero, please drop the course on your own.
3. Not available for adding on phase three and four of the course selection.
4. Placement test will be held on first class and the assigned classroom will announced according to the placement test result.
5. Students with more than 3 times absent at the random taking attendance will be graded zero.
6. The placement classroom and list will be announced on OIC website.

OIC contact person : Miss Lee, e-mail:deborah85113@gmail.com