Establishment and Vision
- The school has drawn international attention due to the rapid growth of the middle-class in Southeast Asia and the expansion of the huge domestic market. In line with the launching of the new national southbound policy, there has been a repositioning of Taiwan’s important role in the development of Asia. The “Southeast Asian Center”, a strategic organization has been established to focus on key countries such as ASEAN, South Asia, New Zealand and Australia. In addition to nurturing the national southbound policy, higher education personnel, and actively develop and promote the energy and international exchange and cooperation network for academic research in Southeast Asia, assist in the establishment of an international organization of alliances, promote academic and teacher-student exchanges, and further enhance the nation’s sustainable competitiveness and reserve the advantages of higher education.
- This center will actively recruit and cultivate outstanding international students and research talents in Southeast Asia. Based on the principles of “People-centered, two-way communication and diversity”, the center will strengthen exchanges and cooperation with various colleges and industry by recruiting regional organizations in Southeast Asia to recruit outstanding international students and build long-term academic collaboration, planning and training to invest in academic exchanges in Southeast Asia, thereby cultivating talents needed by industry, and bridge academic exchanges between the two sides. The mission of this center is described as follows:
- 1. Establish the organizational resources in Southeast Asia.
- 2. Develop recruitment strategies for excellent international students.
- 3. Promote double degrees, specialized classes and two-way internships.
- 4. Promote academic exchanges and cooperation between our university and the top universities in Southeast Asia.
- 5. Organize seminars and promotional services related to education research in Southeast Asia.
- 6. Jointly nurture talents required by industry in Southeast Asia through collaboration with companies and legal entities.
- 7. Provide advice to the government for Southeast Asian policy development.