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Taiwan Studies

Data Source: Education Division, TECO in LA       

Taiwan’s Ministry of Education encourages U.S. universities to establish a “Taiwan Study ” program  by providing yearly funding up to  US$100,000 for a maxium period 5 years.  “Taiwan Studies” is  defined as interdisciplinary or academic research and teaching with institutional oversight on topics germane to the study of Taiwan. Proposed studies may focus on topical issues in the humanities and social sciences as well as on other areas of significant research and pedagogical interests. 

The Project provides funding for one or more of the following:

1. Taiwan Studies courses: these include a wide possibility of graduate and undergraduate programs, lectureship or credit courses on Taiwan Studies topics.

2. Scholarly visits and exchange: establish a platform to invite accomplished local and international Taiwan Studies scholars to symposia and conferences and to conduct short-term research as well as engage in teaching and other academic activities.

3. Taiwan Studies publications: design a substantial curriculum and develop textbooks and teaching material for a Taiwan Studies program; publish relevant research papers, books, and academic journals.

4. Scholarships: set up Taiwan Studies scholarships for undergraduate and/or graduate students as well as post-docs.

5. Databases and archives: build or expand a databank of Taiwan Studies to include substantial amount of books and digital collections.

6. Academic activities: host Taiwan Studies conferences, seminars and forums, teaching workshops, exhibitions, and other related activities.

For more details please visit https://taiwanstudies.moe.edu.tw/ProjectIntroEN.

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