IICS

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Historical Development

.Historical Development
 

  • The UST inter-school Cultural Studies program was established in 2003. The program offers courses that encourage collaboration between cultural studies scholars based at the four UST universities.
  • The program’s National Chiao Tung University office was established in 2003, the National Central University office and the National Tsing Hua University offices were established in 2004, and National Yang Ming University joined the program in 2009.
  • The Presidents of UST Committee approved the proposal to expand the collaboration to a Master’s program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies in February, 2010. The Preparatory Office of the International Institute for Cultural Studies (UST) was then officially established in March, 2010.
  • The International Master’s Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS-UST) was established with the approval from the Ministry of Education in June, 2012. The first admitted students were enrolled in September, 2013.