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Taipei Medical University (TMU)

Location

TMU Main Campus, Taipei Taiwan

Ranking

# =384QS World University Rankings

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46Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$1800Average tuition fee

International

623International students

About Taipei Medical University (TMU)

Taipei Medical University  (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system since its establishment in 1960. Around 6,000 students from over 40 countries are currently enrolled in TMU’s 10 colleges. TMU established the 11 th college, College of Interdisciplinary Studies in 2018, serving as a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship, and cultivates our next-generation biomedical talents with the sparks of an interdisciplinary approach.

TMU leads in many research areas including cancer translational medicine, neuroscience, pulmonary medicine, AI in medicine, cell therapy & immunotherapy, and medical device development.   With research strengths and results being recognized by the government and funding agencies, we have already secured several major research grants in these areas. Moreover, TMU has helped incubate 18 startups, and raised an Entrepreneurship Fund that offers support to accelerate the commercialization of research findings along with the establishment of TMU Biomed Accelerator. Finally, the imminent launch of TMU Biotech Park in Shuang Ho Campus will complete the ecosystem for TMU’s innovative entrepreneurship. TMU’s education offers have expanded with the university’s commitment contributing to health service worldwide, accommodating interests of students from around the globe to develop area expertise and service their own communities. TMU's commitment to internationalization has resulted in over 45,000 alumni working to improve healthcare systems around the world. Having welcomed its 60th anniversary in 2020, TMU continues to change and advance in global rankings that have placed it at the front of Taiwan's private universities in medicine and health science.

About Taipei Medical University (TMU)

Taipei Medical University  (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system since its establishment in 1960. Around 6,000 students from over 40 countries are currently enrolled in TMU’s 10 colleges. TMU established the 11 th college, College of Interdisciplinary Studies in 2018, serving as a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship, and cultivates our next-generation biomedical talents with the sparks of an interdisciplinary approach.

TMU leads in many research areas including cancer translational medicine, neuroscience, pulmonary medicine, AI in medicine, cell therapy & immunotherapy, and medical device development.   With research strengths and results being recognized by the government and funding agencies, we have already secured several major research grants in these areas. Moreover, TMU has helped incubate 18 startups, and raised an Entrepreneurship Fund that offers support to accelerate the commercialization of research findings along with the establishment of TMU Biomed Accelerator. Finally, the imminent launch of TMU Biotech Park in Shuang Ho Campus will complete the ecosystem for TMU’s innovative entrepreneurship. TMU’s education offers have expanded with the university’s commitment contributing to health service worldwide, accommodating interests of students from around the globe to develop area expertise and service their own communities. TMU's commitment to internationalization has resulted in over 45,000 alumni working to improve healthcare systems around the world. Having welcomed its 60th anniversary in 2020, TMU continues to change and advance in global rankings that have placed it at the front of Taiwan's private universities in medicine and health science.

University information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSIONS

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants are neither Taiwan R.O.C. citizens nor overseas Chinese.
  • Applicants who had Taiwan R.O.C nationality must have given up their Taiwan R.O.C. nationality for 8 years or more and approved by the Ministry of the Interior Taiwan R.O.C. Counting back from the day of application, applicants must have continuously resided abroad for more than 6 years.
  • Applicants of foreign nationality concurrently holding a permanent residence status in Hong Kong or Macao who have household registration history in Taiwan and who at the time of application have resided in Hong Kong, Macao, or another foreign country for no less than 6 years (8 years for those seeking training in medicine, dentistry and Chinese medicine).
  • An applicant who was a former citizen of Mainland China and who holds a foreign nationality with no history of household registration in Taiwan, and who at the time of application has resided overseas continuously for no less than 6 years (8 years for those seeking training in medicine, dentistry and Chinese medicine).
  • For more information, please refer to the Regulations by the Ministry of Education.


REQUIREMENTS

General admission application requirements for international students:

  • Passport
  • Diploma and transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • Language proficiency
  • Other supporting materials


Email inquiries can be sent to [email protected].


General

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71+

Master

3+
37+
59+
160+
71+
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5,788
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52%
623
24%
76%
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90%
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Student life

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The university is a few minutes’ walk from Taipei’s trendiest entertainment and shopping district; also nearby are the famous hiking trails on Four Beasts Mountain and Elephant Mountain. Reasonable living costs and safe streets make Taipei an ideal destination for students. The excellent public transit system includes a bicycle depot on campus and a subway line that is a few hundred yards away.

Support to international students

TMU is committed to assisting new students to adjust to life at TMU. Information on campus life is available in English that can be easily accessed with laptops, smart phones, and tablets. Other facilities that offer convenience and entertainment include a food court, an on-campus copy shop, several convenience stores, a bakery and one restaurant. Sport lovers may visit our competition-size swimming pool with a large whirlpool spa, steam rooms and dry saunas, a weight room, table tennis room, and studio for yoga and other physical education classes. Support services for international students include several off-campus dormitories (shared apartment), free shuttle service between the campus and local transit stations, Chinese language training, a campus counseling center and well-furnished laboratories with bilingual training on the operation of all high-tech equipment.

Scholarships and other financial aid

An extensive scholarship program assists most foreign students with their costs of study here. Other programs support international students in attending conferences, participating in competitions and taking internships abroad.


TMU is committed to supporting you to pursue your professional goals through solid career preparation. During your academic journey with TMU, you are not only gaining knowledge and skills, but also encouraged to connect with over 45,000 alumni, including healthcare professionals, educators, researchers, and government officers, from around the world to develop your career network.

“Coming to TMU was a beneficial life experience and an excellent academic journey. TMU enriches my path to knowledge, development, skill, social life. And it’s the one I’d like others to share.” TMU outstanding alumni – Dr. Edi Sampurno Ridwan

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,800 USD
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International Students

1,800 USD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Taipei Medical University (TMU) is one of the top private universities in Taipei, Taiwan. It is ranked #=384 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #323
  • 2014
    #=363
  • 2015
    #=379
  • 2016
    #421-430
  • 2017
    #401-410
  • 2018
    #=398
  • 2019
    #362
  • 2020
    #379
  • 2021
    #387
  • 2022
    #=407
  • 2023
    #=384

Ranking criteria

29.3
Overall
9.7
Academic Reputation
17
Employer Reputation
92.3
Faculty Student Ratio
17
Citations per Faculty
18.1
International Faculty Ratio
16.1
International Students Ratio
24
International Research Network
26.5
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Located in Taiwan’s capital city, TMU provides our postgraduate students with cutting-edge research facilities in a culturally diverse environment to support their pursuit of solutions to health issues, ideas for biotechnological innovations, and quest for truth in medical sciences.

Hosting over 4,000 beds, TMU is the largest healthcare system in the Northern Taiwan. Our researchers and students work closely with frontline clinical professionals to improve the health of many families, including yours.

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