About TMU STEP (Short-Term Exchange Program)
TMU Short-Term Exchange Program (TMU-STEP) provides an opportunity for students from universities around the world to study at Taipei Medical University for one or two semesters. TMU-STEP consists of a wide variety of English-taught classes in Health Sciences, such as Medicine, Public Health, Pharmacy and Nutrition.
In addition to professional courses, students attending TMU-STEP may also sign up for Chinese language courses. Some participants can choose to do independent research (lab attachment) under the guidance of a TMU faculty member. There will also be opportunities to take part in numerous traditional and contemporary Taiwanese cultural activities.
Applicants must fulfill the following requirement
- Be officially nominated by their home institution and pay the tuition fee to their home institution, not to TMU.
- Complete at least one semester of the home university program before they apply.
- Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.
- Be proficient in English. Non-native English speakers must have a score of at least TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 5.5.