TaiwanCopyright: © Sarah Estarabadi
General Information about Taiwan
You can get general information about Taiwan at the Taipei Representative Office in the Federal Republic of Germany. Here you can also order the newsletter of the Taipei Representative Office in the Federal Republic Germany. Other sources of information include:
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China, Taiwan
- Federal Foreign Office
- Deutsches Institut Taipei
Information about Studies in Taiwan
You can get information about studies in Taiwan from the following offices and institutions:
Spiegel online – Studying in Taiwan
Deutschlandfunk – Taiwan, the smaller culture shock
Research Funding Organizations
RWTH Aachen Exchange Programs
Here you can find an overview of RWTH Aachen's Taiwanese partner universities. Please get more information about the faculty partnership from your faculty's study abroad coordinator.
We recommend attending our group advising sessions.
Furthermore, you can also find information about different exchange and study programs at Japanese universities on the corresponding webpages.
Internship Opportunities in Taiwan
Contacts that your RWTH institute have are the most important source of information when looking for an internship.
You can find general information on internships abroad on the web pages of the RWTH International Office. The DAAD provides a good overview of internship and funding opportunities on its Praktika im Ausland (de) web pages. Possibly you can find an internship offer on the Career Center's Job Openings (de) page.
The German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD for short, has a DAAD Information Center in Taipei and offers scholarships for internships lasting two months through the Taiwan Summer Institute Programs (de).
The Deutsche Wirtschaftsbüro German Trade Office Taipei also allocates internships.
National Tsing Hua University also has offers.
The Ministry of Eduation and Cultural Affairs in Taiwan offers The Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Global Network, a two- to four-month internship at a university in Taiwan as part of a German-Taiwanese university partnership.
Please also have a look at DAAD RISE Worldwide - International Research Internships 2015.
The following centers and companies offer interesting international summer internships:
- ITRI Taiwan: Taiwan Research Center of applied research and technical services
- Academia Sinica: Basic Research Center of Taiwan
- TSMC: Largest Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer, third largest in the world after Intel and Samsung
If you have secured an internship placement in Taiwan, you can apply to the PROMOS program for funding.
The National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu offers the NCTU Taiwan Elite Internship Program for a two-month research stay. Three research periods per year are available.
The KOPRA internet platform offers a database of internship offers in East Asia.
RWTH Aachen offers the PROMOS scholarship programs for exchanges with Taiwan.
You can find comprehensive information about different scholarship programs on the following websites:
You can find general information about scholarships and funding on our scholarship page.
The RWTH Language Center offers language courses for different learning levels.
RWTH students may pay a reduced fee for the Summer Schools at partner universities.
The Intercultural Center of Aachen Students INCAS facilitates language tandems.
Through the BeBuddy Program you have the possibility of meeting Taiwanese exchange students.
Taiwan's Education of Ministry offers the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program for a Chinese language course for up to one year in Taiwan.
The Landespracheninstitut at Ruhr University of Bochum also offers the LSI-Sinicum course program.
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