Taiwan universities to stop serving as quarantine locations in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Saturday (Aug. 22) that starting Sept. 1, Taiwanese universities will no longer be allowed to serve as quarantine locations for f...

Former president calls on heads of Taiwanese universities to protest Chinese student ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou said on Monday (Aug. 13) that the government’s exclusion of Chinese students in its school reopening regulations is discriminatory and ...

MAC says Beijing barring Chinese students from coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has denied accusations about it preventing Chinese students from coming to Taiwan for political reasons, arguing it is Beijin...

Students from Myanmar now allowed to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Myanmar is the latest country whose students are permitted to come to Taiwan to attend university, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Wednesday (July 15). The MO...

Survey reveals most popular majors for foreign students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey of international students in Taiwan found that the majority of them had chosen the social sciences, business, and law as their majors instead of engineerin...

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...

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...

Taiwan's Presidential Office nominates new Examination Yuan members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office nominated on Friday (May 29) its new candidates for the Examination Yuan, the government agency in charge of qualifications for public ser...

Taiwan NCKU Top 2 university in Asia in THE University Impact Ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Times Higher Education (THE) magazine on Thursday (April 22) released the Impact Rankings 2020, and two Taiwanese universities were on the list, with National Cheng Ku...

All Taiwanese universities jointly delay opening until March 2 to limit coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of universities nationwide have met with education officials and reached consensus on postponing the start of the 2020 spring semester to March 2. Amid ...

8 Taiwanese universities delay opening to stop coronavirus spread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), eight Taiwanese universities announced on Sunday (Feb. 2) that they have postponed the beginning of the ...

Taiwan pushes for more industrial, academic exchanges with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the number of Indian students studying at Taiwanese universities increasing, the India Taiwan Career & Academic Linkages forum organized by the National Developme...

Vietnam and Taiwan sign deal to acknowledge each other's academic diplomas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnamese students planning to undertake a research degree in Taiwan can now apply for admission with less time and effort in paperwork than their predecessors, as the tw...

Taiwan's breakaway from China was during Neolithic Age: tech minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Beijing's tired trope about Taiwan being a "breakaway territory," the Minister Without Portfolio responsible for digital technology, Audrey Ta...

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 ...