Admission Results for Direct Transfers from the MSc to Ph.D. Program (2017)

Student ID Full Name Admission Types
Program of basic science 104727118 Vaishnavi Seenan Admission offer
Program of basic science 105330107 葉偉倫 Admission offer

Students with admission offers should submit the admissions acceptance form before March 30, 2017.

If you have any question, please contact the office of Institute of Medical Sciences (03-8565301 ext. 2011).

Thanks for your cooperation.

錄取生放棄錄取資格聲明書【英文版】Statement of Decline of Admission

錄取生就讀回條【英文版】Statement of Intent to Register

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Medicine (A), Institute of Medical Sciences (March 16, 2017)

=====Interdisciplinary Seminar on Medicine (A)=====

Date & Time:Thursday, March 16, 2017, 1:30 PM-3:20 PM
Location:Room 611, Xie-Li Building, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital

Speaker:張雅音(Ya-Ying Chang)
Commentator:溫羽軒(Yu-Hsuan Wen)
Advisor:洪智煌(Asst. Prof. Chih-Huang Hung)

Topic:Hypoxia induces heart regeneration in adult mice
Nature. 2017 Jan 12;541(7636):222-227.

Guidelines Governing Direct Transfers from the MSc to Ph.D. Program

TZU CHI University
Institute of Medical Sciences
Guidelines Governing Direct Transfers from the MSc to Ph.D. Program

Admission Requirements:
In accordance with TCU policies, a master’s student who has a superior academic record at the graduate level, and presents outstanding research potential is eligible to apply for the direct Ph.D. track.

Materials Required for Applications:
1. A completed application form (
2. An autobiography (including the motivation; 3 copies)
3. At least two letters of recommendation, which must from academic sources.
4. A study plan for Ph.D. program (3 copies).
5. A transcript show grades (including class ranking) for every semester of study in which you were enrolled at that institution (including the first semester of 105 academic year) (please hand in the transcript before February 13, 2017).

The Examination Committee of the Institute will assess applicants based on their application materials and the oral interview. Upon approval by the Institute, the screening results will be forwarded to the president of TCU and then to the Ministry of Education for affirmation. After getting confirmation from the Ministry of Education, applicants who are accepted will officially become doctoral students of the Institute. (

Application date:
December 26, 2016 to January 13, 2017.

Oral interview date:
March 4, 2017

Maximum admission number of students:

Programs open for application:
Program of Basic Sciences, Program of Clinical Medical, and Program of Health Sciences.

Admission Results:
Admission results will be released on March 17, 2017

Scholarship/Financial Aid Information:
TCU facilitates scholarship programs for international students. For more details about scholarships, please contact the Office of International Affairs.

Applicants please submit the required materials (all in an envelope with the applicant’s name and the program name that you apply to on it) to the Office of Academic Affairs of TCU (The Registrar Division) prior to the application deadline.

If you have any question, please contact the office of Institute of Medical Sciences (03-8565301 ext. 2011).

Steering Committee established

According to the Ph.D. program of the Institute of Medical Sciences, the Steering Committee (SC) should be formed within three months after enrollment. The SC is responsible for counsel of the course progression, discussion of research and thesis, and preparation of Ph.D. candidate examination of the students. The SC will be dismissed after the Thesis Advisory Committee is formed. Application form before December 9 will be given to institute office.

SC rules and application form


Class Timetable (Spring, 2017)

Class timetable (Spring, 2017)

website :

Courses Taught in English:

◎Course Selection 

žTimetable for Add/ Drop

žOnline selection: 7 am June 15, 2016, to Midnight June 19, 2016

another time to online selection: 7 am January 4, 2017, to January 8, 2017

Please notice that we have made some changes for our seminar lectures for students from the Clinical Medical Program, the Basic Sciences Program, and the International Program.    We have two seminar lectures both in English (on Monday and Thursday afternoons; please see the course schedule for details), and students can make your own choice to take either of these two courses.     Please let Ms. Tseng or me know If you have any question.