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MOE to offer Taiwan-related classes at Czech university

2017/11/25 22:51:57

Dusan Vavra (left), head of Masaryk University's Culture Studies of China degree program and Weng Chin-ying (翁勤瑛, right), a Taiwanese MOE official in Germany/photo courtesy of Taipeh Vertretung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Berlin, Nov. 24 (CNA) Masaryk University in the Czech Republic signed a memorandum of cooperation with Taiwan's Ministry of Education (MOE) on Thursday to have classes related to Taiwan offered at the university next year.

The memorandum was inked between the MOE and the university's Culture Studies of China degree program, which was established in 2011 and includes the study of Taiwanese literature, religion, arts, history and society.

The university was founded in 1919 in Brno and is one of the biggest universities in the Czech Republic.

The program at the university has developed close relationships with National Taiwan University, National Taiwan Normal University and National Chi Nan University in Taiwan.

According to the memorandum, beyond from joint academic seminars, Taiwan will offer scholarships for students at the university to study in Taiwan, according to MOE officials.

(By Lin Yu-li and William Yen)