Study in Taiwan Without IELTS (Universities & Scholarships 2025)

It is possible to Study in Taiwan Without IELTS because many Taiwanese Scholarships do not require an IELTS from international students. Taiwan has world-class universities like the National University of Taiwan, Taipei Medical University, and National Tsing Hua University. In my previous post, I published a List of BS MS PhD Scholarships in Taiwan for the 2025 intake. You can apply without IELTS for the Scholarships offered by the Taiwanese Government. Duolingo is also accepted by Taipei Medical University.

Duolingo is the online English Language Proficiency test acceptable by more than 5000+ universities worldwide. English is the official language of Instruction in Taiwanese Universities, they won’t require you to prove proficiency through IELTS. There are many other Alternative options available. However, it is important to check which Universities in Taiwan accept international students without IELTS.

List of Universities to Study in Taiwan Without IELTS 

Here are some of the universities in Taiwan without IELTS requirements:

  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • National Cheng Kung University
  • National Chiao Tung University
  • National Tsing Hua University
  • National Taiwan University

How to Study in Taiwan Without the IELTS Test?

Previous Studies in English: Students can get the English Language Proficiency Letter from their previous Institute and submit that instead of the IELTS Test. Many universities accept that as proof of English proficiency.

Native English Speaker: If you are born in an English-speaking country, then you do not need an IELTS test.

Online Interview: Even if the university or department does not require IELTS, they might take an online interview to access your english language.

Other Alternatives: Some universities may accept alternative English language tests like the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or Duolingo.

Strong Application and Grades: A strong academic record and a well-written application can improve your chances of admission.

These are the common ways to get admission into an international university without the IELTS test. For the safe side, it is always advisable to contact the admissions office of the universities you’re interested in directly to inquire about their specific English language requirements.

Scholarships in Taiwan for International Students for 2025 Academic Year

A List of the full scholarships in Taiwan from the Taiwanese Government and the Taiwanese Universities, you can check the list of BS MS PhD Scholarships in Taiwan.

Muhammad Saim Rasheed
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