Taiwan to strengthen ties with Europe through scholarship program

According the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the program (link in Chinese) will take the form of a subsidy for domestic universities to encourage academic cooperation with European counties and attract European students to study in Taiwan for exchanges and learning Chinese. Likening the program to the UK’s Global Britain vision and the EU’s Europe-Asia Connectivity Strategy, […]

Taiwan gov to fund Mandarin and Taiwan in the World programs in US

Around $800,000 will be used to create a program on “Taiwan in the World” and $1.2 million is earmarked to “establish a Taiwan Studies Endowment Fund”. “The Taiwan in the World program will cover Mandarin Chinese language teaching projects, in pursuit of the...

Taiwan, Japan issue new border restrictions for students

In Taiwan, Alien Resident Certificate holders and students who have received special permission to enter the country through “approval from ROC [Republic of China] central competent authorities or agencies” will be exempt from the tightened regulations. However, the...

US and Taiwan to increase cooperation in language education

“The US-Taiwan Education Initiative is set against the backdrop of two distinct but related trends,” explained AIT director William Brent Christensen. “Universities around the world have been closing Confucius Institutes” “First, universities around the world,...

Taiwan lifts travel ban for students from 13 countries

Restrictions against Australia, Bhutan, Brunei, Fiji, Hong Kong, Macau, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, Thailand and Vietnam were lifted earlier this month. Returning students are required to go through quarantine, including staying at an off-campus epidemic prevention...