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International Honors Program (IHP) was established in 2005 and has since grown quickly into a highly competitive institution committed to academic excellence and internationalization. We offer several programs taught in English more than most schools of our size. As a Kainan student, you will enjoy the following:

  • Unsurpassed academic learning opportunities
  • Rich cultural learning experiences
  • Broad perspectives and a global outlook



Kainan University offers scholarship to qualified students who are admitted to the IHP on condition that they are enrolled full-time. 

For all IHP Freshman: free tuition and miscellaneous fees for the first semester. The scholarship excludes Administrative Fees (food expenses, textbook fees, student insurance fees, National Health Insurance fees, and etc.) and Facility Usage Fees (usage fees of computer and Internet access, language and audio-visual facilities, music and sports facilities, and accommodation fees).


Our highly qualified local instructors are more than 90 percent educated in the West (primarily the United States and Europe). In addition, more than 94 percent instructors hold Ph.D. degree.


We are proud to offer classes and programs taught entirely in English. We offer a bachelor of Business Administration.


Students who are interested in applying for IHP of Kainan University, please provide following documents as it requires:

  • Complete Application Form
  • Certificate of English Ability [Entry Qualification, please see below]
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Diploma, English version
  • Transcript, English version
  • Financial statement, above 3000 USD, English version


The following documents shall be submitted upon registration:


  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Acceptance letter
  • Passport-size photo * 4
  • ★Admitted students are required at the time of registering at KNU to submit the original diploma of his/her highest degree and an official transcript, verified by R.O.C. embassies, consulates, or missions abroad or other notary institutes authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C., in the country where the documents were originally issued. Should there be no overseas office of R.O.C. in the country where the documents were originally issued, the admitted student may contact an overseas R.O.C. office nearest to his or her country or contact the Ministry of Education for document verification.
  • ★Insurance: A proof of the National Health Insurance (Taiwan) for those who have studied in Taiwan or a proof of medical and injury insurance (obtained abroad and verified by the R.O.C. embassies, consulates, or missions abroad, valid at least for six months after the admitted student arrives). ducation for document verification.
  • .Health Certificate within 3 months. (It should be verified by the Taiwan’s overseas representative office if the medical exam is done overseas.)
  • Financial Statement within 3 months.( USD 3,000)
  • Certificate of English Ability (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, etc.).
  • Application fee receipt(NT$2,000).
**(Note:Please write your full name on the description.)


IHP English Language Requirements

Students who are applying for the International Honors Program must to meet the English language requirements.

Qualification Type Abbreviatior Required Levelfor IHP
Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet-based) TOEFL iBT 61
Test of English as a Foreign Language (computer-based) TOEFL CBT 173
Test of English as a Foreign Language(Institutional Testing program) TOEFL ITP 500
International English Language Test Score IELTS 5.0
Test of English for International Communication TOEIC 575
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages CEFR B2


Apply in person or apply by Email. Please scan all the required documents and email to nc@mail knu.edu.tw



  • First Period: Before April 15, 2019.
  • Second Period: June 1, 2019 to July 31,2019



2019 Kainan IHP Application Form
Accommodation Information
Health Cetificate for Residence Application


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