This winter, the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies hosts two  special experts: First, we have our first-ever speaker from Shih Hsin University in Taipei, Hong-chi Shiau. Secondly, we continue the cooperation with National Kaohsiung University in the South. Previously, all Vienna contacts have been in the North. Just recently,  the list of Taiwan partner universities of the University of Vienna became “South-.bound” with the inclusion of National Chiao-Tung University in Hsinchu.. . With NUK guest speaker Lin Ya-huei, we also hope to strengthen our expertise in the literature field. Find the overview here:

Each lecture has its detailed information, available on our website at soon.

In addition to that the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies hosts a conference together with the International Center of Taiwan Studies at NTNU in Vienna end of October on Beyond Beauty: Looking Through the Lens of Environmental Documentaries at Taiwan in the World (中)看見臺灣:從環境紀錄片的觀點看世界中的臺灣. The program is continuously updated and available at A detailed invitation will be provided soon.

Furthermore, one master class will be offered in English: Environment Conciousness in Taiwan: How „Beyond Beauty“ became a Box-office Hit and other environmental films and literature. Please refer to the course catalogue of the University of Vienna.