TIGP-BIODIV is composed of >50 faculty from Academia Sinica, National Taiwan Normal University and Tunghai University whose research spans diverse topics across ecology, biogeography, evolutionary genetics and genomics, marine and terrestrial biology, and systematics. In addition to modern lab facilities, researchers have access to a marine research station at Green Island, the Biodiversity Research Museum, and a next-generation genomics core facility.

Potential students are encouraged to explore the research underway at TIGP- BIODIV (http://tigp-biodiv.biodiv.tw/) and contact individual faculty mentors about opportunities in their group, see Faculty List.  (Please  indicate which Professor's lab you are interested in joining  while applying through the TIGP Application On-Line System)

Successful applicants will be distributed to enroll either National Taiwan Normal University or Tunghai University according to the final evaluation result of the BIODIV Program Admission Meeting, and receive graduate fellowships for at least 3 years (~1,100 USD/month) [保證補助三年,學程第一年提供每月獎學金34,000 NTD;並根據第一年的學習研究進展,補助第二跟第三年的獎學金。第四年後,以之前三年學習研究進展表現,由指導老師研究經費補助,最多至第五年。], if program requirements are met. During the first year in the program, graduate students can choose rotations among all TIGP-BIODIV laboratories. All courses are offered in English. For additional details, please visit  ADMISSION & DOWNLOAD

Academia Sinica and National Taiwan Normal University are located in Taipei, Taiwan.  Tunghai University is located in  Taichung, a big city in the middle of Taiwan. Both Taipei and Taichung are vibrant, global cities, rich in cultural and near to both oceans and mountains for both research and pleasure. 


For all enquiries, please contact:

Program Office
Email: tigpbiodiv@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica