佛光大學 Fo Guang University
International Student Admission for Fall Semester 2017
Applicants are required to submit,
between February 1 and April 30 (Fall semester)
October 15 and November 15 (Spring semester) each year,
the following documents directly to the Admission and Registration Section of the Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs of Fo Guang University.
二 外國學生申請入學簡章（Guidelines for International Students Applying to FGU）
三 申請資格（Application qualification）
The foreign student （neither ROC citizens nor overseas Chinese of foreign nationalities） who apply to FGU are subject to the school regulations in foreign student admission.
Those who have resided overseas for more than six consecutive years and meet the following qualifications are also eligible to apply for admission to this university:
1 One who holds both the nationality of ROC and that of another country, but has never had any household registration in Taiwan.
2 One who once held the nationality of ROC., but has lost it and it has been over eight full years from the date the one obtained the permission of our Ministry of the Interior to renounce the nationality till the date of making the application for admission to this university.
3 The one referred to in the preceding two subparagraphs has never studied in Taiwan as an overseas Chinese student and will not apply for the school assignment from the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Students in this academic year.
To have one year’s consecutive residency overseas means to stay overseas no less than 245 days that same year. The length of residency is counted up to the date of enrollment, that is, August 1 for the first semester or February 1 for the second semester.
What we call “overseas” refers to any area or country other than Taiwan, the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, and Macao.
An individual, who has both foreign and R.O.C. nationalities and has applied for an annulment of his/her R.O.C. nationality before Feb. 1, 2011, the effective date of this amendment, is then qualified to apply for admission under the original regulation as an international student and is not subject to the limitation as prescribed in Paragraph 2.
【學歷 Educational (or academic) background】
Applicants who have graduated from a high school, college or university recognized by the Ministry of Education of Taiwan can apply for admissions （please refer to the website http://www.edu.tw/Default.aspx?WID=409cab38-69fe-4a61-ad3a-5d32a88deb5d）. International students with a foreign high school diploma or above are eligible to apply for undergraduate programs; bachelor's degree or above for Master programs; and Master's degree or above for Ph.D. programs.
Applicants with equivalent qualifications to the academic degree system of Taiwan can apply for admissions.
Application eligibility is based on "MOE Regulation Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan." If the MOE (Ministry of Education) Regulations were revised, the most updated MOE Regulations shall prevail. For the latest information regarding the MOE Regulations, please contact MOE（http://www.edu.tw）.
Requirements and regulations can be found on the Ministry of Education (MOE) Website. The most up-to-date version of the MOE Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan can also be found on the MOE Website at http://english.moe.gov.tw/content.asp?CuItem=7996 . Before submitting your application, please check the MOE and Fo Guang University websites for important information and updates.
Applicants must have a reasonable command of reading, listening, speaking and writing in Chinese language, except for those applying to English-taught programs.
International students’ application for admission is based on “FGU Study Regulations” and “FGU Admission Guidelines for International Students”.