International Students

Institute of Technology Law

Intake Fall & Spring

Degree Program

Master, PhD

Medium of Instruction

With sufficient English-taught courses to meet graduation requirements (not required to take Chinese-taught courses)

Requirements on Previous Field of Study

LLM: Bachelor’s degree in law

SJD: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in law

General Required Documents

The application will not be processed of any of the following required documents are found missing:
  1. Admission application form
  2. Motivation Letter/Statement of Purpose
  3. Graduation Certificate of highest degree obtained (translation required if not originally issued in English or Chinese language)
  4. Full transcript of records of highest degree obtained (including an explanation of grading system; translation required if not originally issued in English or Chinese language)
  5. Two recommendation letters
  6. Proof of English Language Proficiency*
  7. Financial Declaration Form
  8. Financial statement (bank statement or proof of scholarship award)
  9. Passport or other proving documents of nationality
  10. Taiwan Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) (if any)
  11. Medical Report (should submit if offered admission)
*Applicant’s English language proficiency should meet the following minimum requirement; applications without sufficient language proficiency may be given lower priority during the review process: TOEFL iBT83, IELTS 6.0, TOEIC 800

Documents required by department/institute

Required Document: Research Proposal

Admission Review Factors

Academic Performance, Research Potential, Language Proficiency

Oral Exam/Interview

Yes, a video conference interview may be conducted if necessary

Department/Institute Info


NYTU Law is one of the most sought-after resources by both the public and private sectors in Taiwan. The excellence and reputation of our law school have achieved in the past decade is unsurpassed by any other institutes across the nation. In 2019, NYTU Law was ranked 101-150 in the subject of Law and Legal Studies by the QS World Rankings. Our full-time faculty members are intelligent and enthusiastic. They hold doctorate degrees from distinguished universities in the world. We also have more than 30 adjunct faculty members consist of experienced judges, prosecutors, attorneys, and entrepreneurs. Most course materials are in English, and many courses are taught in English. We have the best clinical education program in Taiwan. Students have many opportunities to get on-site experience domestically or abroad. Together, they provide a full-spectrum learning opportunity for our students. The expertise of our current faculty members includes: 

  • Intellectual Property Rights and Knowledge Venture
  • Business Law and White-Collar Crime
  • Gender Equality, Labor Rights and Social Justice
  • Biotech and Health Law
  • Transnational Law and International Negotiation
  • Information and Communication Law

Curriculum Planning

  • LLM: 28 Credits
    • Required (6): Courses assigned by the Master advisor
    • Master’s Dissertation (1): Students are required to produce a Master’s dissertation in English or in Chinese.
    • Selective (21)
  • SJD: 20 Credits
    • Required (6): courses assigned by the SJD advisor
    • SJD Dissertation (4): Students are required to produce a doctoral dissertation in English or in Chinese.
    • Selective (10)



Administrative Staff


SJD: Cheng, Yu-Pei  / LLM: Hsu, Li-Wen






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NYTU Office of International Affairs

Further Information & Application

NYTU Office of International Affairs