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 Taiwan Studies


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Taiwanˇ¦s Ministry of Education encourages U.S. universities to establish a ˇ§Taiwan Study ˇ¨ program  by providing yearly funding up to  US$100,000 for a maxium period 5 years.  ˇ§Taiwan Studiesˇ¨ 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.

Interested universities or research institutes  please contact  Education Division,  Taipei Economic and Cultural Office  in Los Angeles  ( address :

 3731 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 770 Los Angeles, CA 90010,   EmailˇGinfo@tw.org ) before the end of September each year to discuss the possibility of a

one-year or multi-year project to promote Taiwan Studies in the Applicantˇ¦s institution or region to begin in the following year.    More details please see

in the  Ministry of Education, Taiwan Studies Project Application Guidelines.

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