The doctoral program of Business Administration, offered by the Taiwan Tech Department of Business Admnistration (DBA), aims to nurture future academics who wish to pursue a career in a higher education/research or become high-level managers in business and industry.
Admission to our doctoral program is very competitive. While academic credentials are important for a successful application, we also pay great attention to the fit of students to both, the program and the research interests of our academic faculty.
How does the admission process work?
We wish to recruit students with the very best academic merit, potential and motivation, and welcome applications by all suitably qualified prospective students from different backgrounds. For international applicants, the admission decision is based on written documents, we usually do not hold interviews/ admission exams. The documents have to be submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs, but will be reviewed by the DBA admission committee which carefully considers each application on an individual basis.
The DBA admission committee considers:
How to apply?
Admission to the Doctoral Program of Business Administration is possible both in the winter and in the spring term, please refer to the NTUST Academic Calender for the admission deadlines. Detailed information on the application process, fee payments etc. is offered by the Office of Academic Affairs. Once you have received your Letter of Admission, the Office of International Affairs will assist with enrollment and getting settled at Taiwan Tech.
What do I need? Application Checklist
|Master’s Degree Certificate||ü|
|DAB administered entrance exam||Ø|
|DAB administered entrance interview||Ø|
|Two recommendation letters||ü|
|Statement of Purpose (500 words)||ü|
|Video-recorded self-introduction (3-5 minutes, MP4)||ü|
|Proof of English Proficiency (TOEFL iBT71 or its equivalent)||ü|
|Apply online via NTUST application platform||ü|
Credit waivers and credit recognition
After enrollment, students can apply for credit waivers to be exempted from taking courses at Taiwan Tech. The maximum of waived credits must not exceed 50% of the credits required for graduation, i.e. not more than 12 credits taken at other institutions can be trasnferred. Relevant supporting documents need to be submitted.
The following conditions apply (for detailed information on credit transfer, please refer to the regulations issued by the Office of Academic Affairs)
Last update: 29 June 2022