Students from Myanmar allowed to enter Taiwan to study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Myanmar is the 19th country or region whose students are allowed to enter Taiwan to study, CNA reported, citing a Ministry of Education (MOE) announcement on Wednesday (Ju...

Taiwan sees influx of returnee students as coronavirus rages worldwide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Some of Taiwan’s top universities are being flooded with applications from overseas Taiwanese students who wish to return for study amid the COVID-19 threat and in t...

Taiwan allows entry of foreign students from 18 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of countries and areas from which foreign students will be allowed entry into Taiwan has been increased to 18, according to the Ministry of Education. Malays...

China’s Confucius Institute renamed amid global backlash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Confucius Institute has seen its name changed to one that highlights “language exchange” amid mounting controversy over its alleged role as a pro...

Taiwan may give pupils 'heat days'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As large parts of Taiwan sweltered under the heat Saturday (July 3), education officials said they are preparing to meet in August to consider giving pupils days off durin...

ARC holders angered over coronavirus test requirement to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign residents of Taiwan are lodging complaints with the government over a policy that requires Alien Resident Certificate (ARC, 居留證) holders to provide proof of a nega...

Taiwan, Israel sign agreement to expand bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Israel have agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the areas of education, student exchanges, and sports. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) held a s...

Taiwan to welcome return of first batch of international students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — University staff have been sent to welcome the arrival of the first batch of international students who had been denied entry into Taiwan for more than three months due to...

Most overseas students want to stay in Taiwan after graduation: survey

A recent survey of international students in Taiwan found that 83.6 percent said they wanted to stay in the country after graduation if they can find good jobs, according to the survey results release...

Taiwan green-lights merger of Yang-Ming, Chiao-Tung universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Yang-Ming University (NYMU, 國立陽明大學) and National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, 國立交通大學) will officially merge on February 1, 2021, after the proposal received a...

Taiwan to launch '2030 Bilingual Country Project'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (June 21) said that the government will soon launch the "2030 Bilingual Country Project" with the goal of making...

Taiwan lists 11 low-risk countries college students can return from

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (June 17) announced 11 countries that it deems as low-risk for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) infections and whose stud...

'Immunity passports' to fast-track foreign students in Taiwan urged

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two National Taiwan University (NTU) professors on Monday (June 15) called on the government to issue "immunity passports" among other measures to shorten the qu...

National Taiwan University calls for foreign students to be allowed entry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of Taiwan's most prestigious universities has urged the government to lift restrictions on foreign students and expedite their entry into the country for better ta...

Taiwan's universities have no plan to hike tuition fees: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday (June 10) that universities in Taiwan have no plans to hike tuition fees for the 2020-2021 school year. In Taiwan, app...