STUDY ABROAD

The Reasons for Studying in Taiwan

Taiwan has an outstanding higher education system that provides opportunities for international students to study a wide variety of subjects, ranging from Chinese language and history to tropical agriculture and forestry, genetic engineering, business, semi-conductors and more. Chinese culture holds education and scholarship in high regard, and nowhere is this truer than in Taiwan. In Taiwan you will experience a vibrant, modern society rooted in one of world’s most venerable cultures, and populated by some of the most friendly and hospitable people on the planet. A great education can lead to a great future. What are you waiting for? Come to Taiwan and fulfill your dreams. There are many reasons international students will find Taiwan an exciting and rewarding place to pursue their education.

We ask international students in Taiwan about their reasons for studying in Taiwan:

No. 1 – Available Scholarship
To encourage promising students from foreign countries to learn Chinese, and pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in Taiwan, R.O.C. Government provides many kinds of scholarship.

No. 2 – Academic Resources and Quality
The government of Taiwan (Ministry of Education) places great emphasis on quality in higher education. Several innovative programs promote Taiwan’s international academic competitiveness. In addition, Taiwan’s strong technology sector guarantees high quality education in these fields and attracts students from developing countries to study bio-technology, semi-conductor technology, business, forestry, agriculture, animal husbandry, chemistry and so on.

No. 3 – Rich and Colorful Culture
In Taiwan, ancient Chinese culture is uniquely interwoven in the fabric of modern society. Cell phones, luxury sedans and skyscrapers coexist with traditional Chinese calligraphy and painting, with tea culture and ornate temples, and with ancient holidays such as Chinese New Year, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Lantern Festival.

No. 4 – Better Opportunity for Seeking Jobs Back at Home Country

No. 5 – Location

No. 6 – High-Standard Living Quality and Better Opportunity for Further Study in Taiwan
Taiwan’s infrastructure is advanced, and its law-enforcement and transportation, communication, medical and public health systems are excellent. In Taiwan, international students live and study in safety and comfort.

No. 7 – Reasonable and Affordable Tuition
Tuition at each university is more affordable than in other developed countries because of innovative government policies. International students do not have to pay high “out of country” tuition as required by many other international universities and colleges.