Brief History

International Taiwan Studies Center (ITSC)

Since 2009

The International Taiwan Studies Center (ITSC) was established in December 2009 as one of the initiatives taken by the College of Liberal Arts at National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) to promote the internationalization of Taiwan Studies. Ann Heylen, professor at the Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature was appointed the Center’s director.  In 2020, professor Nikki Lin took on the role of director for the ITSC.

Vision

The Center first aims to help integrate resources on Taiwan Studies from different departments in order to promote Taiwan-related studies throughout the university. Secondly, it is founded to advocate Taiwan Studies worldwide by promoting international academic cooperations, such as organizing conferences, workshops and lectures, as well as signing MOU for visiting scholars and students, etc. With these efforts, the Center seeks to bring in the latest academic achievements from abroad while exposing local research accomplishments worldwide, with a vision of generating a long-term transnational network of Taiwan Studies in the future.

Mission

Internationalization

 Research

  • Conducting Research Programs on an Interdisciplinary Basis
  • Arranging National Conferences and Lectures
  • Publishing International Journals Related to Taiwan and East Asia Studies

 Service

Address & Location

Mailing Address

International Taiwan Studies Center,
National Taiwan Normal University
162, Sec. 1, Heping E. Rd., Taipei City 106308, Taiwan

Center Location

Yunhe Building,
National Taiwan Normal University
3F, No.1, Yunhe St., Taipei City 106013, Taiwan

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