National University of Singapore


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Language Requirement: Courses offered in English

Every student must take up the compulsory NUS Group Medical Insurance Scheme.

Visa/Permit Requirements

For incoming international students, the University will apply for a Student’s pass Application Number on your behalf once you are offered admission to NUS. You will then be given this Application Checkpoints Authority [ICA] web- based Student’s Pass Online Application and registration [SOLAR] system to verify the accuracy of your information and submit eForm 16 online as part of your Student’s Pass application procedure.


NUS will try to accommodate the exchange students in University owned or leased housing. Undergraduate Exchange international students from universities outside Singapore applying to admit NUS during AY2019/2020 Special Term may submit NUS Housing request via Private housing options also exist

Cost of Living: S$1000-S$2000/month

Please note that this schedule only includes expenses for your daily essentials and does not account for non-essentials and major items such as shopping, entertainment etc. In addition to tuition, the faculty of law has a S$125 miscellaneous fees.

  • Living on campus: S$200-S$450
  • Living off campus: S$350-S$1000
  • Food (three meals a day): S$400-S$800
  • Public transport: S$100-S$150
  •  Books & Stationary: S$200-S$300
  • Miscellaneous: S$200

Academic Calendar

NUS Semester 1 (August – December)

NUS Semester 2 (January – May)

Orientation week commences on the first Monday of August of each year. In the first semester, the instructional period starts in the week immediately following Orientation week. For the second semester, the instructional period starts on the second Monday of January. After 6 weeks of class, following the recess week. The second part of each semester is of 7 weeks duration, after which students are given a reading week. The 2 week examination period starts on the Saturday immediately following the reading week


NUS provides wide offerings in Commercial Law, IP and Technology, Asian Legal Studies, and Comparative Law, Law and Society, Environmental Law, Maritime Law, and International Law.