Academics

The School of Chinese Medicine

The School of Chinese Medicine constists of Division A and Division B. Students enrolled in Division A are required to complete a double major involving both the School of Chinese Medicine and the School of Medicine over a 7-year period; students enrolled in Division B undertake a single major in the School of Chinese Medicine over 7 years.

The School of Chinese Medicine offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees.

The School of Post-Baccalaureate Chinese Medicine

Since its establishment in 1984, this School has accepted students with undergraduate degrees in other fields. Its teaching is designed to assimilate knowledge from a broad academic base and to maintain the tradition of Chinese medicine, while simultaneously integrating Chinese and Western medicine disciplines. The School intends to educate TCM physicians with a solid understanding of modern medicine.

The Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine

This institute enrolls students who have graduated from universities recognized by the Ministry of Education with majors in Chinese medicine, medicine, post-baccalaureate Chinese medicine or medicine, or dentistry, and who hold practice licenses in Chinese medicine, medicine, or dentistry. The goal of the institute is to enhance the students’ existing professions and foster their teaching ability and research capacity in integrated medicine. Doctoral admission first commenced in 2012.

The Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science

This institute is the first professional Research Institute of Acupuncture to be established in Taiwan. It enrolls students who have graduated from universities recognized by the Ministry of Education with majors in Chinese medicine, medicine, post-baccalaureate Chinese medicine or medicine, dentistry, or other biomedical schools. The goal of the institute’s curriculum is to enhance acupuncture sciences and cultivate acupuncture practice among healthcare professionals and teaching personnel.

The Department of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources

The Graduate Institute of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in 1974, which launched a Doctoral program in 1992. The School of Chinese Medicine Resources was established in 2002. The program was reorganized as the “Department of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources” in 2010.

The undergraduate program trains students in the fields of Chinese medicine and biotechnology in Taiwan. The mission of this program is to nurture research manpower and teachers in the field of Chinese medicine.

The Department of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees.

The International Master Program in Acupuncture

Since its establishment in 2008, this program has accepted international Western medical doctors, Chinese medical doctors, dentists and acupuncturists. The program conducts courses and research intended to assist with the integration of TCM science and modern clinical science.

The Master's Program for Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

Since 2014, this program has enrolled graduate students with majors in veterinary medicine from universities recognized by the Ministry of Education. The goal of the curriculum is to enhance the practice of Chinese veterinary medicine among veterinary practitioners and teaching personnel.