Taiwan Paris-Sud Doctoral Scholarships


The Taiwan Paris-Sud Doctoral Scholarships are offered to incoming PhD students who show outstanding promise for careers in academic research and teaching. Fellowships are available in all fields of study except clinical medicine and other research subjects that require clinical fees. The fellowship includes an annual stipend (14,400 €/year/Ph.D. student) to cover living expenses and tuition fees, and is awarded for a period of three years. Applicants must be citizens of Taiwan. The scholarship is cost-shared by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, the University and the research lab.

Research fields

Candidates for a Taiwan Paris-Sud Doctoral Scholarship can search for a field/ fields of study and suitable supervisor(s) in the Paris-Sud University research institutes on the following web site:



Moreover, Ph.D. supervisors who are particularly interested in a Taiwan Ph.D. student in this program have proposed  the projects below.

  • Biology

Mining "New Breeding Technologies" for tomorrow's agriculture

Experimental and computational study of the impact of the endoplasmic reticulum calcium concentration on the unfolded protein response (UPR)

Towards understanding the epigenetic control of sex determination mechanisms in cucurbits

  • Engineering sciences

Is filtration by an Anchored-fluid possible and efficient?

Hydrodynamic transport of pasteurii and rhizobium bacteria in soil

  • Physics

Role of confinement and disorder in the phonon physics of transition ‐ metal dichalcogenides semiconducting hetero‐structures

  • Information  and Communication Science and Technology

Patterns of Mobility in Wireless Networks



If you require any further information, please contact the Programme Director:
Pr. Michael S. DuBow, michael.dubow@u-psud.fr (michael.dubow @ u-psud.fr)- tel: 01 69 15 46 12

Application procedure

  • Find a research lab or Ph.D. project which interests you and identify the supervisor.
  • Send the supervisor a CV and cover letter to explain why you want to undertake the project. The supervisor may ask you for additional information.
  • When selected by a supervisor, go to ADUM website to create an account and apply for the Ph.D. project.
  • Go through the admission procedure from the doctoral programme and get your admission letter.
  • Apply to the the Ministry of Education (MOE, Taiwan), using the online application form available at the MOE Scholarship website, from December 7, 2017 to January 15, 2018 (dates subject to change).

Selection procedure

  • MOE, Taïwan will publish the list of eligible applicants on February 15, 2018.
  • Publication of the laureates on April 29, 2018.

The first Taiwan Paris-Sud PhD candidates

In September 2014 three Taiwanese students started their Ph.D. programmes in Physics, Sports and Information and Communication Technology, and thus benefitting from the high quality laboratories at Paris-Sud University. At a welcome lunch supervisors and Ph.D. students met and talked about their first impressions.

Supervisors and PhD candidates in September 2014

A cocktail was organized on May 5, 2015, for sharing views on the beginning of the programme.

The second Taiwan Paris-Sud PhD candidates

We were glad to welcome three new Taiwanese Ph.D. students from September 2015. Their doctoral research is in the fields of Physics, Plant Sciences and Therapeutic Innovations.

The third Taiwan Paris-Sud PhD candidates