Nanyang Technological University



A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science and Humanities, Arts & SocialSciences. In 2013, NTU had enrolled the first batch of students at its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School ofMedicine, which is jointly set up with Imperial College London.
NTU is also home to four world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and the Energy Research Institute@ NTU (ERI@N).
A fast-growing university with an international outlook, NTU is putting its global stamp on the Five Peaks of Excellence: Sustainable Earth, Future Healthcare, New Media, New Silk Road and Innovation Asia.
NTU has a satellite campus in Singapore’s Science and Tech Hub, One-North, and is setting up a campus inNovena, Singapore’smedical district.

Website of University:
Website for inbound exchange students:
Academic calendar:
Postgraduates :


Exchange students usually take 3 to 5 courses per semester based on 3 or
4 AU per course (subjected to home university’s and NTU’s approval).
No minimum workload is required.
Maximum workload allowed is 6 courses or 20 AUs per semester.
Course finder website:

For Postgraduates students, it is compulsory to take a minimum of 2 postgraduate courses and a maximum of 5 courses per semester. Postgraduates can choose both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
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Restricted programmes
1) All courses from our 5 autonomous institutions – the National Institute of Education*, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
* Only NIE General Electives are available to exchange students
2) Entrepreneurship courses offered by the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center
3) Graduate Programmes offered by the Nanyang Business School
4) Inter-semestral sessions (Do not follow the usual academic
5) Post-Graduate Restricted Courses – Please refer to the  Appendix Pg 30 for the list of Graduate programmes not open  to exchange students or highly popular programmes with  limited vacancies.



Semester 1 (Fall) – 30th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 30th September

Semester 1 (Fall) – 15th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 15th September


IELTS: a minimumof 6 for the Writing sub-test
TOEFL: a minimum of 570 (paper) or 90 (internet) or 237
SAT1: a minimum of 600 for the Verbal section; or 7 for the Essay section
IB: a minimum of 4 for Higher Level English or 4 for Standard Level English
MUET: Band 6 and a minimumof 50 for writing


1) Partner universities shall inform NTU via email, the names of nominated students and period of exchange, in accordance to the units of exchange agreed per academic year.
2) Nominated students coming to NTU on exchange must be a full-time, matriculated student in one of NTU exchange partner institutions and have completed 2 semesters of study at home university, with proof of results.
3) The exchange programme is opened to all nationals except Singapore.
4) Students who are pursuing a Master’s degree at their home university but have yet to attain any Bachelor’s degree, shall apply and be classified as an undergraduate student.
5) Nominated students shall then submit an online application through the following link:


1) Latest official transcript in English (signed by the Registrar and should include the university’s seal), reflecting all courses taken in
PDF format (<600kb)
2) Clear, coloured passport-size photo in JPEG format (<60kb; 400(W) x 514(H) pixels) Click here for the photo guidelines.
3) Clear & coloured, scanned copy of passport information page (valid for at least 6 months from the commencement of your exchange at NTU) in JPEG format (<200kb)
4) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) in PDF format (<600kb) (Applicable to students on Research and WEP exchange only)
5) Bachelor’s degree certificate in PDF format (for postgraduates only)



All exchange students are required to purchase the compulsory NTU Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance (GHSI) even if they have already bought similar insurance in their home country.
View detail:


On-campus housing shall not be guaranteed to exchange students. Students must be prepared to live off-campus should
their application for on-campus housing be unsuccessful. In the past semesters, over 40% of our exchange students were unsuccessful with their application and stayed off-campus.
Housing options are described in detail at:


The living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. On an average, student should prepare an estimated SGD5,000 per semester to defray costs such as accommodation, food, transportation, personal expenses, textbooks etc.
For more detailed information, please visit:


An Entry Visa is required of international students from some countries for entry into Singapore.
Visit Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)website to learn more. 


See attached factsheet.


International Student Support (ISS)
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