Q: How do I access my NTU email?

Q: What are the important websites for NTU students?
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?
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?
To access your tuition invoice, go to Tuition & Fees: https://mis.cc.ntu.edu.tw/reg/

Q: What are the available housing options?
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
https://www.591.com.tw/ (in Chinese) (中文)

Q: How do I prepare for my first Seminar I class?
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?
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: 碩士生專討三與四的規定
(1) Taking “Seminar III” requires passing “Seminar I”. If student want to take “Seminar I ” and “Seminar III” in the same semester, the application should submit to the advisor of the course. The target of the course is to help student accomplish literature review, research design, and research proposal.
(2) Taking “Seminar IV” requires passing “Seminar III”. Student also needs to register the course “Master’s Thesis” and taking “Master’s Degree Examination” in the same semester.

(1) 「專討三」需要修畢「專討一」,若要同一學期修習需要在修課前向開課老師提出申請。目標完成文獻回顧、研究設計及研究計劃書定稿。
(2) 「專討四」需要修畢「專討三」,並在預計畢業學期與「碩士論文」同時修習,以及完成口試。

Q: 博士生專討三四五六的相關規定
(1) Taking “Seminar III” requires passing “Seminar I”. If student want to take “Seminar I ” and “Seminar III” in the same semester, the application should submit to the advisor of the course. The target of the course is to help student construct research questions, introduce importance, and accomplish literature review & research proposal.
(2) Taking “Seminar IV” requires passing “Seminar III”. The target is to propose the research plan including research framework, research process/methods/design, and expected results.
(3) Taking “Seminar V” requires passing “Seminar IV”. The target is to complete the 
initial research results including data collection and data analysis. 
(4) Taking “Seminar VI” requires passing “Seminar V”. It also needs to take the course “ Dissertation” and delivers the dissertation oral presentation in the same semester.
(1) 「專討三」需要修畢「專討一」,若要同一學期修習需要在修課前向開課老師提出申請。目標研究問題形成及重要性說明,完成文獻回顧及提出研究構想。
(2) 「專討四」需要修畢「專討三」,目標提出研究計畫,需包含:研究架構、研究流程/方法/設計,以及研究預期成果。
(3) 「專討五」需要修畢「專討四」,目標完成論文初步研究成果,需包含初步資料蒐集及分析結果。
(4) 「專討六」需要修畢「專討五」,並在預計畢業學期與「博士論文」同時修習,以及完成口試。

Q: 碩士生除專討之外的必修課程相關規定
There are 20 credits of required courses to be completed ,including “Seminar I-IV (4 credits)”, “Climate Change: Issues and Solutions (4 credits)”, “Workshop on Climate Change and Human Settlements (4 credits)”, “Frontier Research Topics I-IV (2 credits)”, and “M.S. Thesis (6 credits)”.

Q: 博士生除專討之外的必修課程相關規定
There are 26 credits of required courses to be completed ,including “Seminar I-VI (6 credits)”, “Climate Change: Issues and Solutions (4 credits)”, “Workshop on Climate Change and Human Settlements (4 credits)”, and “Dissertation (Ph.D) (12 credits)”.

Q: What is the Academic Ethics course and how do I take it?
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/


Q: Are there part-time jobs available for IPCS students?
Please ask the IPCS office about the different part-time jobs and TA opportunities open to IPCS students every semester.

Q: Do I need a work permit for on-campus jobs?
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
Please notify your employer about your work permit application to ensure that you receive it promptly.
Chunghwa Post Office :https://www.post.gov.tw/post/internet/index.jsp

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

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?
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.
Q: How can IPCS student select journal to submit?
Owing to numerous research field and journals for IPCS student, we strongly recommend that you should discuss with your supervisor and committee.