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SIT-Summer Institute in Taiwan
Academic Exchange & Cultural Experience in Taiwan


“Through the SIT program, Taiwan can be more internationalized on scientific studies.”

“By joining this SIT program, we have an opportunity to learn from the students at the same time, and offer our strength and knowledge to them. My experiences have shown the SIT program to be mutually beneficial. ”

                                      ---Dr. Ming-Huei Cheng (2011& 2014 SIT Host Advisor)

"The collaboration and interaction with foreign students has had a really positive influence on students in Taiwan. It has also provided a great opportunity for foreign students to learn more about Taiwan."

--- Dr. Chien-Hsien Kuo (2013&2014 SIT Host Professor)


"For me, through SIT, I really met a lot of good friends; maybe some of them will become friends in lifetime."

--- Janis Hsu (2013&2014 SIT Staff; 2014 SIT Chief Organizer)

"I think SIT has been great. It is far beyond what I was expected." 

---Jarel Gandhi (2014 SIT Participant)

“ I felt that there is a very strong coherence within the research lab in Taiwan .”

--- Irene (Yin-Jun) Zhao (2010&2014 SIT Participant)


“For future SIT fellows, not only can you know more about Taiwanese culture more deeply, but also meet many enthusiastic foreigners.”
--- Sharon Liu (2013 & 2014 staff)


"SIT is a very precious program, and it can help you to grow up in different ways."
---Norman Kuo (2013&2014 SIT Staff; 2014 SIT Co-Chief Organizer)
2014 Intro of SIT Staff [ 2014-07-14 ]
SIT 2016 Report Format [ 2015-07-20 ]
2013 Participant Video [ 2013-11-19 ]
SIT e-paper (Dec. 2010) [ 2010-12-01 ]

“I really don’t have anything but good things to say about my research experiences here                                                                       Sergei Snovida( SIT08 participant)

“SIT is a triple-win program for participants, professors and students in Taiwan”

Dr. Fan Tung-Yung (SIT2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 host professor)


“NMMBA might be one of the 2 or 3 places in the world that has the real marine life near the lab”         

   -Anderson Mayfield (SIT2008 participant)
 (NFS International postdoctoral research fellow)


“SIT is no doubt a great opportunity to make working in Taiwan possible, develop networks to know more people and broaden horizons”            

-Michael Tong (SIT2008 participant)

“Farshid’s diligent work enlighten the other students to be a good researcher like him”               -Professor Hsiao-Wei D. Chiang (SIT2010 host professor)

SIT2010 Orientation Week [ 2010-09-20 ]

“I have trouble remembering the past 4 years of my thesis, but I won’t forget this summer”                           

                                       -Shidan Murphy (SIT2010 participant)