Started in 2002, [email protected] is a joint-effort between Academia Sinica and top research-leading universities in Taiwan. It integrates first-class facilities with outstanding faculty to offer interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs across a wide range of disciplines. All courses are conducted in English. After completing the graduation requirements, students receive certificates from Academia Sinica and degrees from the partner universities. [email protected] also periodically accepts applications to funded International Internship Program, which provides an opportunity for young talents to experience Academia Sinica's research environment.
The 12 interdisciplinary programs within [email protected] are in cooperation with 11 top domestic universities as follows. You can click on the links to find out more details.
1. Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics
2. Molecular Science and Technology
3. Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences
5. Molecular and Cell Biology
6. Nano Science and Technology
7. Molecular Medicine
8. Earth System Science
10. Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
11. Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology
12. Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing
[email protected] is a genuinely international community with over 577 students from 44 countries. To date, more than 518 students have completed [email protected]'s rigorous requirements and obtained Ph.D. degrees. In the past years, [email protected] students have published more than 1,717 research papers in top scholarly journals; many alumni have taken up teaching or research positions in world-renowned universities and academic institutions.
[email protected] graduates also proved themselves qualified to contribute their expertise to the industry. Many of them are now working in internationally well-known companies such as Samsung and TSMC. Academia Sinica has recently launched its National Biotechnology Research Park as a biotech industry corridor linking Taiwan to the global market. Right next to the campus of [email protected], the Park should shortly become a bridging platform of multidisciplinary research collaboration and occupational opportunities for the students.