BUREAU DE REPRESENTATION
DE TAIPEI EN FRANCE
Service des Sciences et Technologies
Summer Program in Taiwan 2010
for Italian Graduate Students
In order to promote a further collaboration with Italian Education and Research authorities, the National Science Council of Taiwan (NSC) intends to provide 5 Italian 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 Italian students under this program. 5 Italian students participated in the program in 2008 and 2009.
Content of the Program
NSC takes in charge Italian 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. Spanish side would be in charge of the candidate’s selection process.
The Italian student:
Should take in charge the round-trip air ticket between Italy and Taipei, as well as health insurance for the period of his staying in Taiwan.
Tries to find a research institute or asks assistance to the partnership university to find the research place if not having contacts to arrange housing.
Find housing or asks host institute to arrange housing
Gets a visa to Taiwan (from 37 euros to 74 euros depending on the type of visa).
Has to attend the Orientation Week from the first day and participates in organized activities.
Will be required to submit a brief final report (one page) to National Science Council
- This program is only reserved for Italian students.
- The students must be Master level or Ph.D level enrolled in an Italian university.
- Priority will be given to candidates having made contact with Taiwanese hosts. Lists of Taiwanese universities as well as professors are available here.
The program will last 8 weeks, from June 28th to
Orientation and Research
During the first week, between June 28th and
Application form (doc) is available on our website. The application form will be sent back imperatively before
Service Sciences et Technologies
Bureau de Representation de Taipei en France
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