FAQ

FAQ-常見問題

APPLICATION PHASE-申請階段

Q: Are the Masters/PhD programs internationally recognized?
     碩士/博士學位學程是否獲得國際認可?
National Taiwan University Masters/PhD programs are officially accredited by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan. In terms of eligibility for admission into PhD programs at other universities, students are advised to confirm that their prospective schools recognize the IPCS master’s degree.
台灣國家大學的碩士/博士學位學程已獲得台灣教育部的正式認可。
關於攻讀其他大學博士學位的資格,建議學生自行確認未來學校是否認可IPCS碩士學位。

Q: What countries do IPCS international students come from?
     IPCS國際學生來自哪些國家
● Australia 澳洲
● Vietnam 越南

● Philippines 菲律賓

● Haiti 海地

● Mainland China 中國

 
Q: Is there an entrance exam for the Masters/PhD program(info about the textbook and research plan)?
     是否有碩士/博士學位學程的入學考試(關於教科書和研究計畫的資訊)?
In lieu of sitting a formal entrance exam, prospective international students will be assigned required textbook readings and corresponding essay questions. Additionally, a research plan outlining the student’s thesis topic of interest must be submitted with the application.
國際學生的入學考試,請參考必讀課本和相關的文章。而申請書須描述自己的研究計劃。
*More information please check professor’s research on IPCS web site:
更多資訊,請參考IPCS的網頁中學程教師的相關研究:
http://www.ipcs.ntu.edu.tw/page/about/index.aspx?kind=51

Q: What are the different types of scholarships available?
     有哪些不同類型的獎學金?

Q: What is the timetable for the application process?
     申請程序的時間表是什麼?
Updated IPCS application deadlines for international students can be found here.
國際學生申請IPCS的截止日期,請參考下列網址:
http://www.ipcs.ntu.edu.tw/page/about/index.aspx?kind=78
General information on applying to NTU as an international student can be found here.
國際學生申請NTU的一般資訊,請參考下列網址:
https://oia.ntu.edu.tw/apply-to-ntu/degree-student

 
Q: Are IPCS courses suitable for those with a social science background?
     IPCS課程是否適合社會科學背景的人?
IPCS core courses are designed to be interdisciplinary, so that all students regardless of background will be able to take them and participate in knowledge sharing. If a course requires prior scientific background, this will be indicated in the syllabus.
IPCS核心課程的設計皆為跨領域課程,因此無論背景如何,學生都可以參加課程並共享知識。 若該課程需要一定的科學背景,則會註明在其課程大綱中。

BEFORE THE SEMESTER BEGINS-學期開始之前

Q: How do I access my NTU email?
     如何取得我的NTU電子郵件?

Q: What are the important websites for NTU students?
     台大學生最重要的網站是什麼?
MyNTU-入口網站: https://my.ntu.edu.tw
NTU CEIBA-課程網站: https://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/
NTU COOL-課程網站(新): https://cool.ntu.edu.tw/login/portal

Q: How do I register for classes?
     如何選課?
Step 1: Browse NTU course information 瀏覽NTU課程訊息:: https://nol.ntu.edu.tw/nol/guest/index.php
Step 2: Register using the Course Selection System 使用課程選擇系統選課: https://if192.aca.ntu.edu.tw/index.php
Step 3: Check the course selection result檢查選課結果: https://if177.aca.ntu.edu.tw/qcaureg/stulogin.asp

Q: Where do I go to pay tuition?
     我應該去哪裡得到學費繳交訊息?
To access your tuition invoice, go to Tuition & Fees: https://mis.cc.ntu.edu.tw/reg/

Q: What are the available housing options?
     哪裡有租屋訊息可以參考?
On-campus dormitory information for international students can be found here
國際學生的校內宿舍資訊: https://oia.ntu.edu.tw/current-  students/current-students-temp/accommodation-new
If you would like to opt for off-campus housing, some useful sites are
校外住宿資訊: 
https://myroomabroad.com/
https://www.591.com.tw/ (in Chinese) (中文)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/taipei.taiwan.apartment.rentals/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Taiwanapartmentsandroommates/

Q: How do I prepare for my first Seminar I class?
     如何準備專題討論(一)?
The first class you will take as an IPCS student will be Seminar I, where you will briefly present your initial thesis research plan. The TA will send an email during the summer with important information about requirements and assignments, please make sure to check your NTU email well in advance!
身為IPCS的學生,第一堂課是專題討論(一),課堂上將要介紹自己論文的初步研究計畫。 TA會在暑假時發送一封電子郵件,信中將包含相關要求和指定閱讀等重要信息,請時常檢查您的NTU電子郵箱!

Q: Regulation of Seminar II class?
     專題討論(二)規定?
Students need to attend 18 research presentations and write a summary of each presentation. The 18 summaries should consist at least 4 long summaries (1500-2000 words; see supplemental information about format and word limit).
修課學生須撰寫14篇短摘及4篇長摘(1500-2000字),更多細節請參閱Seminar 2格式和繳交規範。 

Q: What is the Academic Ethics course and how do I take it?
     什麼是學術倫理課程,我該如何修這門課?
The Academic Ethics course is a 6-hour online course required by the Ministry of Education for all NTU students. It is available in both English and Chinese, and must be completed in your first semester.
學術倫理課程是教育部規定所有台灣研究生必修的6小時線上課程。 系統上有中英文兩種版本,必須在第一學期完成課程。
Center for Taiwan Academic Research Ethics Education: https://ethics.moe.edu.tw/

CURRENT STUDENTS-在學生

Q: Are there part-time jobs available for IPCS students?
     是否有IPCS學生的兼職工作?
Please ask the IPCS office about the different part-time jobs and TA opportunities open to IPCS students every semester.
請向IPCS辦公室詢問,每個學期會開放不同兼職工作和TA機會。

Q: Do I need a work permit for on-campus jobs?
    我在校工作時,需要工作許可證嗎?
International students are required to apply for a work permit and have a Chunghwa Post Office account open to receive their salary.
Work permit applications for overseas Chinese and foreign students are found online here
留學生必須申請工作許可證,並同時擁有中華郵政局的帳戶才能領取工資。針對中國和外國學生的工作許可申請:https://ezwp.wda.gov.tw/wcfonline/wSite/Control?function=IndexPage
Please notify your employer about your work permit application to ensure that you receive it promptly.
請留意,留學生必須申請工作許可證以及中華郵政局的帳戶才能領取工資。
Chunghwa Post Office :https://www.post.gov.tw/post/internet/index.jsp

Q: When is the Add/Drop period for IPCS courses?

     IPCS課程的加選/退選時間是什麼時候?
Please refer to the NTU Academic Calendar for specific course selection dates.
關於校內選課的時程,請參考NTU行事曆。 NTU calendar: http://www.aca.ntu.edu.tw/calendar.asp
 
Q: Are the core courses mostly lectures or laboratory-based?
    核心課程主要是講演還是實作課程?
IPCS core courses generally incorporate both lectures and experiments or collaborative hands-on activities. Most of the classes will assign long-term group projects that culminate in a final presentation and written report. You will be graded largely according to your participation and contribution.
IPCS的核心課程通常混合講演和實作或小組合作課程。大多數課程以小組合作進行,學期末繳交期末報告和書面報告。評分標準主要取決於個人在報告中的參與和貢獻。
 
Q: How can IPCS student select journal to submit?
    學生該如何選擇投稿的期刊?
Owing to numerous research field and journals for IPCS student, we strongly recommend that you should discuss with your supervisor and committee.
因研究領域與期刊繁多,強烈建議還是與你的指導教師以及學位考試委員會討論。