TIGP is jointly organized by Academia Sinica in association with Taiwan’s key national research universities. The program provides an all-English advanced-education environment for young academic talent from Taiwan and abroad. The following all offer Ph.D. degree programs. To learn more about a specific option, please select it from the list to proceed to the program’s website / brochure:

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  1. Chemical Biology and Molecular Biophysics » [PDF]
  2. Molecular Science and Technology »
  3. Molecular and Biological Agricultural Sciences » [PDF]
  4. Bioinformatics »
  5. Molecular and Cell Biology »
  6. Nano Science and Technology » [PDF]
  7. Molecular Medicine »
  8. Earth System Science » [PDF]
  9. Biodiversity » [PDF]
  10. Interdisciplinary Neuroscience » [PDF]
  11. Sustainable Chemical Science and Technology » [PDF]
  12. Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing  » [PDF]


Tuition, Fees & Fellowship Information

TIGP offers rigorous, interdisciplinary education at affordable prices. Payments of tuition fees are due upon registration every semester. Tuition fees vary by program. Please contact your chosen program’s administrator for fees’ guidance. On arrival at Academia Sinica, students will find accommodation and daily living expenses very affordable.

Once admitted, TIGP candidates receive a stipend of NT$34,000/month (approx. USD 1,130) for the first year. For students who perform well, this stipend will be extended for a further 2 to 3 years. Post the stipend allowance period, further financial support is dependent upon individual thesis advisors.

General Information

Each year, TIGP Admission Office receives applications from mid-October (see announcement on homepage) until February 1st in the following year. Results of admissions are usually announced in late June / early July; admitted applicants may be enrolled in the following fall semester. Application can be submitted electronically through the on-line application system.

For more information regarding general requirements for admission, please proceed to requirements For program-specific requirements, please proceed to programs.

If there are further inquiries, please check out Admissions FAQ or contact TIGP Office at tigp@gate.sinica.edu.tw.

Online Application

TIGP accepts online application and online recommendation portal ONLY. To apply electronically, you are most welcomed to create an account, compile your application materials, and submit your application in TIGP’s online application portal:http://tigp.apps.sinica.edu.tw/index.php
If you apply online, you will only need to submit your academic transcripts and test score(s) (TOEFL/IELTS/GRE) by post. The foregoing academic transcripts comprise MS and BS transcripts both (for Master degree holder) or BS transcript only (for Bachelor degree holder). Please don’t submit your academic transcripts of intermediate school. All other materials can be submitted online; after you fill in your referees’ information, your referees will have access to our online recommendation portal.

Please send your application to the following address:

Admissions Office
Taiwan International Graduate Program
128 Academia Road, Section 2
Nankang, Taipei 115
Taiwan, R. O. C.

The submitted application materials will not be returned to applicants under any circumstances. All application materials should be received by TIGP before the deadline.

If there are any questions regarding admissions, please contact TIGP Office at tigp@gate.sinica.edu.tw; for program-specific questions, please contact the program(s) that you wish to apply to.