Welcome On Board

Are you ready?
You can always refer to the complete informations and guidances provided by OICA before depature to Taiwan.

Once you register and become a student at ISU, you ought to follow the laws of Taiwan (R.O.C.) as well as the regulations and policies of the University.
If you have any questions, please consult the Office of International and Cross-Strait Affairs (OICA).

Incoming International & Overseas Chinese Students


No.1, Sec. 1, Syuecheng Rd., Dashu District, Kaohsiung City 84001,Taiwan, R.O.C.


No.8, Yida Rd., Jiaosu Village Yanchao District,Kaohsiung City 82445,Taiwan, R.O.C.

OICA Contact

E-mail: oia@isu.edu.tw
Phone: (+886) 7-6577711 # 2099
Fax: (+886) 7-657-7472


NO. Events Due Date

Respond to the Admission Letter

* Log onto the ISU Information System (LINK) and respond to [Accept My Offer of Admission] and [Create MY ISU Student Record], upload 1 photograph to make your student ID Card at ISU Information System
Within 1 week after receival

Apply for an entry visa

See more details about visa application at (LINK)
As early as possible


* Please pay tuition, healt insurance and dormitory fees on Information System (LINK)
Before school starts

Apply for airport pickup

* Please reply Arrival information (pickup request) and Parents Orientation online at ISU Information System (LINK)
Pickup Period: Kaohsiung Int. Airport & Taiwan High Speed Rail Zuoying Station

Course Registration

* Please register courses online during the period specified. The first week of semester is opened for courses add and drop
TBA on Academic Affairs, Curriculum Office website

Deposit for Reserving Dormitory with Priority for the First Year

* All overseas students are required to pay TWD 1,500 deposit by the deadline
Approx. 3 weeks before school starts; TBA on OICA website

Dormitory Move-in

* The dormitories will be opened for move-in during the period specified.
Approx. 1 week before school starts; TBA on OICA website

Registration & Orientation

Venue:4th Floor of International College

Submit【Form 1】Consent to Authorize for Medical Treatment in Case of Emergencies to I-Shou University, 【Form 2】Parents' Agreement and 【Form 3】Application Form for Health Insurance Premium Subsidies for Needy Overseas Chinese Students (Applicable only to Hong Kong, Macao, and Overseas Chinese Students) provided by the Overseas Community Affairs Council.
Approx.2024/09/06; TBA on OICA website

Parents & Family orientation

Venue: 4th floor of International College
Orientation Day

Term begins / School starts

TBA on Academic Affairs website

College Entrance Health Exam & Health Examination for Hong Kong, Macau students

Venue: 2nd Floor of E-Da Hospital
Approx.2024/09/09 .TBA on OICA website

Questionnaire for New International Students

* Please fill in the questionnaire after the registration & orientation (LINK).
NO. Items Submit to OICA Purpose
1 Passport (Physical & Photocopy) ARC application
2 3-4 passport-size photographs (at least 3.2 cm from head to chin with white background) ARC & Health Insurance application
3 Diploma & transcript authenticated by ROC overseas office - To be uploaded to the Information System【Create my ISU Student Record】
4 Identification card from your country of origin - SIM card application
5 Copy of Health Certificate (Form B) when applied for Taiwan Visa To be saved in Health Section archives
Consent to authorize for medical treatment in case of emergencies, Parents' Agreement
(Please have both forms signed before leaving for Taiwan.)
To be saved in Health Section, Counseling Section archives
7 Contact Info of relatives or friends in Taiwan - -
Accommodation fees
(Please pay cash at ISU post office upon picking up payment bill on Orientation day, or pay online by credit card before the deadline.)
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9 Medical Insurance fees Not covered by ISU scholarship
10 Extra cash before opening savings account ARC is required when opening bank account. First ARC takes one month to get
11 The admission letter (original and copy) from the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Students or the admission letter from I-Shou University ARC application
Incoming Overseas Students Onboarding Information
2024 Spring Orientation Powerpoint Link
Useful Resourses

ISU Scholarships

Studying abroad is a great financial responsibility for an individual to bear, this is why many universities lessen the burden on international students by providing them with financial aid.

ARC Application

Living abroad means you need an Identification Card; it will legally represent you on matters such as banking, and immigration entrance.

Work Permit Application

How to affectively apply for a work permit! In this how-to guide, you'll learn: the documents needed to apply, the application website & how to navigate the website.

Information System

Information System; this multifaceted platform is crucial to every ISU student to use, so make sure to check this video out!

ISU Moodle & Cloud Serive

ISU Moodle and Cloud Service, two platforms ISU students use on a daily basis, so make sure to check this video out!

How to access Moodle

Check out the Student Manual for complete understading on how to access Moodle.