MOE Overseas Internships
To cultivate our future professionals with international vision and practical experience, National Taiwan University collaborates with the Ministry of Education (MOE) to select and send outstanding students to foreign colleges and universities for training or internships.
Program chairpersons should apply to their respective colleges (including the College of International Studies, the Center for Co-Education, and the University Research Center) and fill out the project proposal form after preliminary review by each college and send it to the Office of International Affairs by the deadline. Each college may recommend up to three cases for the Overseas Internships Program, and the college will prioritize the cases for referral; there is no limit to the number of cases recommended by each college for the New Southbound Overseas Internships Program.
- The number and priority of recommendations for the Overseas Internships Program: The review team will select up to 10 cases according to the review criteria and determine the priority of each prospective recommendation to the Ministry of Education (MOE).
- If a recommended case is withdrawn after the Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced the approved results, the college to which the case belongs will be disqualified from proposing the project in the year following the withdrawal of the case.
- If the implementation rate of the recommended project does not reach 80%, the college will lose the status of the project proposal in the year following the project’s closing.
- If more than two of the following events occur in the first two years of each college’s recommendation, the college will be disqualified from sponsoring a prospective recommendation in the following year:
- After the internal review and approval, and before the University submits the proposal to the Ministry of Education, the student applies to withdraw the proposal, change the funding level, change the program chairperson, change or add new internship institutions/countries/regions, and the International Affairs Promotion Committee determines that there is no reason to do so.
- Failure to apply for changing the host of the program, changing the number of students selected, or changing or adding an internship institution/country in accordance with the key regulations of the Ministry of Education.
- The program chairperson fails to submit a report on the student’s experiences of overseas internships within the prescribed period.
- The program chairperson fails to submit the program report within the prescribed deadline.
- The program chairperson did not complete the write-off within the prescribed deadline.
- Any other matters that do not comply with the “Revised Regulations of the Ministry of Education for Encouraging Domestic Colleges and Universities to Send Students to Study Abroad or to Undergo Professional Internships Abroad”.
- Review based on the content and past performance of the program (first-time applicants are exempted).
- Priority will be given to sending students for internships in foreign companies or organizations with development potential or that meets Taiwan’s long-term development advantages.
- MOE Overseas Internships Program: After the Ministry of Education approves the grant and announces it, the International Affairs Promotion Committee will convene separately to consider the results of the grant allocation for each program.
- MOE New Southbound Overseas Internships Program: The Ministry of Education shall approve the amount of grants for each project.
- For terms and conditions, please refer to the “Revised Regulations of the Ministry of Education for Encouraging Domestic Colleges and Universities to Send Students to Study Abroad or to Undergo Professional Internships Abroad”.