NCTU Taiwan Elite Internship Program

NCTU TaiwanThe NCTU Taiwan Elite Internship Program provides an opportunity to Master or PhD students from partner universities of National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan and other renowned foreign universities to participate in short-term research at NCTU.

FYI, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) is a top research university in Taiwan located adjacent to the Hsinchu Science Park (the Silicon Valley of Asia). NCTU’s Engineering ranks 51st world-wide, while Computer Science ranks 35th world-wide (based on Shanghai Jiaotong University’s Academic Ranking of the World Universities in 2013).

Through this NCTU internship, faculty members with various specialties (in the areas of engineering, social science, computer science, biological science, electrical and computer engineering or management, etc.) from different colleges of NCTU participate in the program and invite prospective students to do research.

The students conduct research on either a small independent project or assisting an ongoing project in the host laboratories. At the end of the research, the interns submit a report regarding their research work at NCTU.

Who can apply: Master or PhD students from partner universities of NCTU and other renowned foreign universities can apply. Applicants from the partner universities of NCTU are preferred.

The Indian partners of NCTU are IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) and Ahmedabad University.

Streams: NCTU consists of nine colleges, ranging from Science to Electrical Engineering to Computer Science to Management/Social Sciences. You can check the departments of NCTU here.

Location: National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Duration/Next Batches: Atleast 2 months.

1) Batch starting February 13, 2017: Deadline is December 5, 2016.

2) Batch starting May 8, 2017: Deadline for the same is March 6, 2017.

3) Batch starting August 7, 2017: Deadline for the same is June 5, 2017.

Stipend: Free round-trip economy class flight ticket from your home country to Taiwan + additional NTD 5,000 scholarship (including 6% tax) for the first month in NCTU.

During the research period, you will have to born extra expenses such as extra accommodation fees, insurance, food, travel etc.

For more details on this internship program, check this PDF notification. 

Here is a link to the official website of the NCTU Taiwan Elite Internship Program.

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