14 students from Masaryk University, Czech Republic came to NTNU on July 17th and visited the Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature. The students has learned Mandarin for about a year back home and they are interested in knowing more about Taiwan.
The 48th International Physics Olympiad was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 16-24 of July, 2017. The Taiwan team, trained by professors of NTNU, grabbed 3 gold and 2 silver this year. A total of 395 students from 86 countries attended this year.
The Taiwan team, trained by professors of NTNU, had a good showing at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2017 in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. A total of 279 students from 76 countries attended this year. Taiwan is ranked the first in the world with four golden medals. Yeh Yuan Chen from Taichung Municipal Taichung First Senior High School was ranked 2nd in personal world rankings.
Asia-Pacific Forum for Science Talented was held in NTNU from July 1 to July 6. A total of 15 countries, 93 Students from Asia-Pacific region participating in the event. It’s hoped that through the mutual understanding and cultural exchange between students, the visibility and influence of gifted education can be fortified.
In recent years, NTNU has been working closely with world-class universities. On June 28th, the College of Liberal Arts of NTNU signed a MOU with The University of California, Los Angeles campus, UCLA, focusing on the exchange in linguists, literature and culture of Taiwan. This is a step forward for NTNU.