About USC

Shih Chien University

Shih Chien University has roots that go back to the founding of Shih Chien College of Home Economics in 1958.The University is made up of 2 campuses and 5 colleges, with approximately 16,000 students and 780 faculty and staff. It is a learning community with friendly atmosphere and artistic environment. Shih Chien University has five colleges in two campuses. We located in the district which near Shilin night market, National Palace Museum and Miramar Entertainment Park, the university is benefited by the convenience of the MRT system and city buses. Being in metropolitan Taipei, students of USC not only have an excellent environment for studying, but also get the advantage of experiencing rich and lively natural and cultural activities.


The Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is responsible for developing the University’s world strategy. The OIA plays a vital role in USC’s pursuit of excellence through an integration of international partnerships and the creation of global opportunities.

The main mission of Office of International Affairs is:

  • > Serve as the international contact and assist the local arrangements of visiting scholars and foreign students.
  • > Assist international related affairs of the units of the university.
  • > Promote academic collaborations and faculty and student exchanges with foreign universities and research organizations.

Handle agreements of academic collaboration with foreign universities and institutions. Foreign students’ admission, school scholarships and living assistance.


Volunteers of International Service

Established in 2011.

The purpose of USC Volunteers of International Service (USC VOIS) is to enhance the relationship between local students of Shih Chien University and foreign students.

In order to broaden the horizon and strengthen students’ ability of foreign language and their visions, the members of VOIS co-organize plenty of activities with the Office of International Affairs(OIA).

VOIS provide courses for members that will help in assisting OIA to hold some on-campus international events. Including Study mate program, Cultural Trips, Summer Camp for the Students from Across the Straits, Reception of Foreign Guests, Foreign Students Welcome Party, Airport Pick Up Service, Social Service Work and many more!