• Ph.D. Program in Global Health and Health Security

    For Domestic Students



    111.03.02(週三) 09:00~111.03.16(週三)18:00止













  • Students with international degree


    Applicants must satisfy one of the following eligibility criteria:

    1. Individuals who have obtained an MoE accredited Master degree OR are graduating in 2022 from MoE accredited Master degree programs.

       2. Individuals who have obtained MoE accredited diploma of M.D. degree and received at least two years of documented clinical training with publications equivalent to a master’s thesis.


    Application Documents Required


    1. Submission of the academic certificate and transcript in accordance with theinstructions in the ‘Eligibility’ section.

       2. Proof of nationality with English name, date of birth, gender and photo (e.g. passport)


    Program Specific Requirements

    1. Statement of purpose

    2. Resume and personal statement

    3. Two recommendation letters in English submitted via the online admission system by

    two independent referrers.

       4. Supporting materials are optional and may include academic examination scores (GRE, GMAT, Chinese proficiency test,etc.), professional licenses, publications or awards.


    Language Proficiency Requirements

    Applicants satisfying one of the following qualifications may be given priority consideration for interview:


    1. An English proficiency certificate at CEFR B2 or above, such as TOEFL iBT 71, TOFEL ITP 543, IELTS 5.5, or other equivalent tests.

    2. Applicants who have had at least 3 years of formal education or work experience in an Anglophone country may provide attendance records as proof of English proficiency.


    Evaluation Criteria

    Document review (40%) / Interview (60%)



    1. All submitted documents should be in English.

    2. Candidates who have passed the document review stage will be selected from the applicant pool for an interview.

    3. Taiwan ICDF scholarship is also available for candidates applying for this program. FOR MORE INFORMATION

       4. To apply for the Taiwan ICDF scholarship, applicants must submit a report from a medical examination (including an HIV test) conducted no more than three months before the application date.


    Contact Person

    • Dr. Tuo-Yu (Tim) Chen 陳拓宇老師

    • E-mail: timtimtim@tmu.edu.tw

    • Telephone: +886-2-6638-2736, ext. 1282


    1. Eligibility

    (1) Identity and Nationality 

    A foreign national who has never held Chinese overseas student status prior to application, and who complies with the Taiwan Ministry of Education (hereinafter referred to as “TMU”), “Regulations Regarding International Students Undertaking Studies in Taiwan”, and other applicable regulations. Please refer to Appendix 1 for more details.


    (2) Educational/Academic Qualifications 

    Applicants with evidence of a Master degree accredited by MoE or students graduating in 2022 from MoE accredited Master degree programs. Visit HERE for a list of recognized foreign universities published by the MoE.



    2. Enrollment quota for Ph.D. students 

    Enrollment quotas for the 2022 intake are determined by MoE.


    3. Length of Study 

    According to Taipei Medical University (hereinafter referred to as “TMU”) regulation, Ph.D. programs shall be completed within 2 to 7 years from the initial year of enrollment; however, an approved leave for absence will not be counted towards the total duration of enrollment.


    4. Admissions Timeline 

    The 2022 admissions process is expected to run as scheduled. Any changes will be announced on the Office of Global Engagement Website: https://oge.tmu.edu.tw/admission. The time listed below is based on the Taiwan Time Zone (GMT+8). Failure to comply with these procedures will result in disqualification automatically.


    November 22, 2021

    Online application start date
    Application link: 

    March 15, 2022

    Deadline for submitting the application


    April 18 to April 26, 2022

    Online interviews for shortlisted applicants
    (Interview schedule to be announced on the admission system)

    May 2022

    Application results will be available on the TMU admission system

    From the application result date up to June 1, 2022

    Admitted students to confirm their acceptance

    From the confirmation of acceptance date up to June 30, 2022

    Students who have accepted the offer of admission must submit all authenticated documents by
    the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/representative office
    (e.g. diplomas, transcripts and an official financial statement)


    September 2022


    Application Procedure

    (1) How to Apply 

    A. APPLY ONLINE within the application period via the TMU admission system


    B. Please note the important information below:

    • Only applications submitted via the TMU admission system will be accepted. Any application or document submitted via email, post or hand-delivered hard copies will not be accepted. Please complete all the necessary procedures and submit by the designated deadline. Failure to follow the instructions will result in disqualification automatically.

    • Applicants should keep their sign-in email address and password safe and must not disclose to other individuals their log-in details. Email and password are required for updating your personal data and checking the results of admission and scholarship awards.

    • Applicants must ensure that they follow the instructions and program-specific requirements accordingly before applying to avoid failing in the application process or disqualification due to any violation of all applicable regulations.

    C. Each applicant may apply for up to TWO programs. Where an applicant receives

    more than one admission offer, the applicant must accept ONLY ONE offer before they can proceed to confirmation and enrollment.


    (2) Required Documents 

    Applicants should submit required documents A, B, C and D (as listed below), and have uploaded them to the TMU admission system by the designated deadline. In addition, all submitted documents should be in English or Chinese. It is strongly recommended that you complete this step as soon as possible to avoid a delay in the documents being received resulting in disqualification.

    A. Academic credentials

    1.  Copy of degree certificate(s) or diploma of academic attainment
    2. Copy of official transcripts (list of grades and courses) of academic attainment
    3. The designated documents must be those that are required, according to the admission application qualification for the degree program of the department you are applying for



    • Applicants whose degree is expected to be conferred in 2022 must submit the “Certificate of Expected Graduation” issued by their institution if they have not received diploma status before submitting their application. Upon admission, they shall be required to submit their academic credentials authenticated by the ROC (Taiwan) Embassy/representative office on registration day for enrollment. (Academic credentials acquired in Taiwan do not need to be authenticated.) Failure to do so will result in the cancellation of the admission offer. 
    • Academic credentials are not permitted to change during the application
      review and enrollment process. 

    B. Proof of nationality with English name, date of birth, gender and photo (e.g. passport)

    C. English proficiency

    • Applicants who are not from an Anglophone country must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission. You will need to satisfy the required competence level for your intended program. We strongly encourage you to take an internationally recognized test and also send your scores electronically from the testing service for us to be considered official. It is important that you use the correct code when sending your official scores to TMU.

    TOEFL(https://www.ets.org/toefl): Institution Code 3225

    IELTS(https://www.ielts.org): Taipei Medical University International Admission

    • As announced by the Taiwan Representative Office in Vietnam, Vietnamese applicants are required to provide language certification for admission to degree programs and Taiwan visa requirements. Please refer to http://pluto2144.tmu.edu.tw/tmugs/vns.pdf

    D. Other supporting documents listed as program-specific requirements


    (3) Application Fee

    No application fee is charged for international student admission. 


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