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The major task of this division is to promote and support scientific exchange between Taiwan and the German speaking countries Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Baltic countries Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia including among other things personnel exchange, bi-/multilateral conferences and joint research projects. 


Cooperation Partners

  • German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)

  • German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD)

  • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung / Foundation (AvH), Germany

  • FWF Austrian Science Fund (Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung, FWF), Austria

  • State Education Development Agency (VIAA), Latvia

  • Research Council of Lithuania

  • Ministry of Education and Science, Latvia

  • Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania

  • Estonian Research Council (ETAg)



    At present the following MOST programmes are carried out in cooperation with German institutions:

    In cooperation with DAAD:

    1. Sandwich-Program

    2. Summer Institute Program

    3. PPP Program – Project-related exchange of people 


    In cooperation with DFG:

    4. Taiwan-German Collaboration in Research - Joint research projects

    5. Initiation of International Collaboration:

  • Exploratory Workshops

  • Trips Abroad

  • Guest Visits


In cooperation with AvH:

6. MOST (Taiwan) Research Fellowships for German Researchers

7. Tsungming Tu Research Award for German Researchers


Last Modified : 2020/10/07