Taiwan is a modern, free, democratic society whose people are hardworking, fun-loving, educated and friendly. While eagerly embracing the future, the people of Taiwan hold onto traditional values and ideals. The family, including ancestors, is of utmost importance; education and scholarship are held in high esteem. Traditional forms of writing, architecture and art are part of everyday life. Yes, in Taiwan the ancient and modern, traditional and new are seamlessly woven together, creating a fascinating, dynamic society like no other in the world.
The “beautiful Formosa” you are pursuing…have you ever wondered what it would be like?
Population density: 9th in the world
The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI):12th in the world (by WEF: The Global Competitiveness Index 2009-2010)
Network Readiness Index (NRI): 13th in the world.(by The Global Information Technology Report 2008-2009)
Excellence in Education
World’s No. 1in students’ Math ability
World’s No.1 in junior high school students’ Chemistry ability
No. 2 in the 39th International Physics Olympiad (2008)
No. 5 in the 17th International Chemistry Olympiad
(Information and photo above provided by the Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education of Taiwan, FICHET)
Please check FICHET web site for more detail information: www.studyintaiwan.org