Taiwan's education ministry pushes universities to start winter break early for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is sending letters to universities nationwide asking them to administer final exams earlier, as some current testing dates would conflict w...

Three top universities in Taiwan to shorten semesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three top universities in Taiwan have reportedly shortened their semesters to ease the transition for Taiwanese students planning on attending academic institutions overse...

Number of visiting HK students, professors spikes in Taiwan amid escalating protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hong Kong students and professors applying to study and teach at Taiwanese universities as guests has spiked amid the prolonged protests in Hong Kong, which ...

Taiwan universities to enroll students evacuated from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education said Thursday (Nov. 14) that Taiwan universities will take responsibility for educating Taiwanese students who have been evacuated from Hong Kong...

Taiwan Higher Education Exposition collaborates with Smart Asia for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan) – The 9th Taiwan Higher Education Exposition (THEE) partnered up with Smart Asia for the fair that started Thursday (Oct. 17), at the Bombay Exhibition Center in India. The id...

NTNU to introduce Taiwan’s first coed dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) announced Thursday (Oct. 17) that it will introduce coed student dormitories on its Gongguan campus from next year – making ...

Two Taiwan universities to start final merger discussion in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) and Chiao Tung University (NCTU) will decide whether to merge together as National Yang-Ming and Chiao Tung University (YMCT) later in...

Taiwan should recruit more students from Hong Kong and Macau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Universities see the recent anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong as an opportunity and have called on the Ministry of Education to allow more students from Hong Kong and Maca...

11 Taiwan institutions rank among top 500 in latest QS World University Rankings

A total of 11 Taiwan universities are among the top 500 globally, according to the latest QS World University Rankings released June 19. Taipei City-based National Taiwan University leads the way ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 4-12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –There are always lots of activities happening around Taipei, including music, theater, exhibitions, and market events, for people to enjoy. Here are just a few of the inter...

CommonWealth: Taiwan universities fall prey to predatory journals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After six months of collaboration with German-based Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), Taiwan's CommonthWealth Magazine recently published a 14-page investigative report on a mo...

Taiwan universities see 18 subjects placed in global top 50 QR rankings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 18 subjects offered in Taiwan’s universities were ranked in the global top 50, according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which was re...

Indonesia demands halt to program hit by forced labor accusations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Indonesia on Friday demanded that Taiwan temporarily suspend an industry-academia collaboration program following allegations that it has been abused by treating Indonesian univer...

First Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award ceremony held Oct. 26 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — The Ministry of Education hosted the first Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Awards in Taipei yesterday. The ministry invited five outstanding overseas alumni to share their ...

Taiwan universities see rise in number of Southeast Asian students

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) - From prayer rooms that cater to Muslims to the diversity of food available at school cafeterias, university campuses in Taiwan have in recent years been stepping up efforts to a...