BUREAU DE REPRESENTATION
DE TAIPEI EN FRANCE
Service des Sciences et Technologies
Summer Program in Taiwan 2010
for Spanish Graduate Students
In order to promote a further collaboration with Spanish Education and Research authorities, the National Science Council of Taiwan (NSC) intends to provide 10 Spanish graduate students - PhD or Master students in science and social sciences and humanities - of first-hand research experience in Taiwan, an introduction to its science and technology policy infrastructure, and orientation to the culture and language.
The goals of the program are to introduce students to Taiwanese scientific and technological development in the context of a research laboratory, and to initiate personal relationships that will better enable them to collaborate with foreign counterparts in the future.
The Summer Program in
The first summer institute began in
National Science Council has agreed to offer scholarships for Spanish students under this program. 5 Spanish students participated in the program in 2008 and 9 in 2009.
Content of the Program
NSC takes in charge Spanish students living allowance, organizes visits and researches as well as Chinese language training during the orientation session. Students will receive a living allowance of 50,000 Taiwanese dollars for 2 months, of which 20% of taxes will be deducted (1 euro = NT$
NSC also contracts an university to implement the program. This university organizes visits as well as Chinese language training during the orientation session.
However, the Spanish side would be in charge of the candidate’s selection process. The round-trip air ticket between
The candidate must:
· be of Spanish nationality
· be enrolled as a Master or PhD student in a Spanish university
Priority will be given to candidates having made contact with Taiwanese hosts. Lists of Taiwanese universities as well as professors are available here(doc).
The program will last 8 weeks, from June 28th to
Orientation and Research
During the first week, between June 28th and
Application form is available here(doc).
Deadline for application to the program is
Results will be announced by