The Spotlight Taiwan Project seeks to invite foreign universities and institutes to engage in cultural partnerships withTaiwan.
Notable partners in this project include the University of London, the Los Angeles and Berkeley branches of the University of California and the Heidelberg University in Germany.
To promote international cultural exchanges and cultivate a greater interest in and appreciation of Taiwan's culture worldwide, public and private resources are being brought together for the Spotlight Taiwan Project, which will run from 2013 through 2016.
Leading universities and mainstream art, culture, academicand research organizations are being contacted to establish long-term, substantive cooperative relationships. A diverse array of enriching activities that promote Taiwan's culture and research on Taiwan will be held abroad in support of this project.
The Republic of China's Ministry of Culture is now accepting applications from universities/organizations that wish to participate. Organizers of the following types of events are welcomed to apply:
Courses, lectures, symposiaand workshops with research on Taiwan as their focus.
Art and culture activities with Taiwan's culture as their theme.
Exchanges and collaborative efforts related to Taiwan's cultural and creative industries or cultural policy development.
The Ministrymay provide funding support up to a maximum of US$50,000 per year for an approved project. The actual amount will vary depending on the project's scope. Proposals for 2013 activities must be received by the end of May. For more information, please reviewthe project details and the FAQ section.