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Northwestern and Taiwan

Northwestern and Taiwan


Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
National Taiwan University
Ministry of Education

Units and Groups

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers an education in the languages, cultures, and literature of Asia. Students will acquire linguistic and transcultural competence in one or more regions of Asia and learn to understand the continent as a dynamic site of international cultural relations.

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Asian Studies Graduate Cluster

Faculty in the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster (ASGC) offer comprehensive yet focused exposure to Asian cultures, histories, and societies, with an emphasis on transdisciplinary research and methodologies. The program trains graduate students in advanced research and interdisciplinary studies across the humanities and social sciences.
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Taiwan-Northwestern Doctoral Scholarship

The Taiwan-Northwestern Doctoral Scholarship supports up to three (3) outstanding Taiwanese students pursuing doctoral degrees at Northwestern University. The Taiwan-Northwestern Doctoral Scholarship provides 50% of the total cost of the doctoral program, paid over four (4) years. Northwestern University provides the remaining cost for up to five years. Graduate admission and scholarship award decisions are made completely separately. This scholarship began with students matriculating in fall 2022. Scholarships will be available for the fall of 2023 and fall of 2024 for up to three (3) students each admission year. Scholarship Contact: Northwestern Contact:

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Northwestern alumni are based in Taiwan.

The NU-Kellogg Club of Taiwan offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Taiwan. Other ways to get or stay involved can be found here.

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This page features data and information from the 2022-2023 academic year and gets updated annually. The last update was made in October 2023. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Senior Director of Communications and Intercultural Learning.