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 13 interdisciplinary programs within [email protected] are in cooperation with 10 top domestic universities as follows.
- Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics
- Molecular Science and Technology
- Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences
- Molecular and Cell Biology
- Nano Science and Technology
- Molecular Medicine
- Earth System Science
- Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
- Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology
- Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing
- Artificial Intelligence of Things
[email protected] is a genuinely international community with over 579 students from 44 countries. To date, more than 568 students have completed [email protected]'s rigorous requirements and obtained Ph.D. degrees. In the past years, [email protected] students have published more than 1,952 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.