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Course Schedule for Fall 2021


Subject CR Chair Time Place
Seminar 0 C Dr. Yu Tsao Mon 1400-1600 N106, IIS
Social Networks 3 R Dr. Yi-Shin Chen Thurs 0900-1200 N101, IIS & Delta R601, NTHU
Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval with Applications in Social Networks 3 R Dr. Lun-Wei Ku Thurs 1400-1700 N107, IIS

SNHCC Courses-Previous Semesters


Spring 2021 SEM MM HCC
Fall 2020 SEM DM NLPIR MSN
Spring 2020 MM SEM MSN
Fall 2019 HCC SEM DM
Spring 2019 MM SEM DM
Fall 2018 HCC SEM P & S MSN
Spring 2018 MM SEM AA
Fall 2017 P & S MSN DM SEM
Spring 2017 MM NLPIR SEM
Fall 2016 P & S DM HCC SEM
Spring 2016 MM NLPIR MSN SEM
Fall 2015 P & S DM HCC SEM
Spring 2015 MSN MM HCC SEM
Fall 2014 DM NLPIR SEM

Core Courses


Students need to complete 3 of the 6 core courses and at least 3 elective courses. Since NTHU and NCCU honor the course credits granted by each other, students in this program can take related courses (major courses for master and phd students) from both schools. Before completing 18 credits, students are required to take at least two courses "with" credits every semester.

1(new) Social Networks 3 credits
2 Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval with Applications in Social Networks 3 credits
3 Data Mining in Social Networks 3 credits
4 Social Multimedia 3 credits
5 Mobile Social Networks 3 credits
6 Human-Centered Computing 3 credits
7 Seminars 0 credits
8 Project Research 0 credits
9 Dissertation 0 credits

Note : All international students are required to take Chinese Class for one year. This can be waived if you pass the proficiency test.

Graduation Requirement


Course Requirement and Qualifying Examination

  1. Class of 2021
  2. Class of 2020
  3. Class of 2019
  4. Class of 2018
  5. Class of 2017

Research Advisor Searching

  1. The student is required to find an advisor and a co-advisor from our core faculty list.
  2. The student can choose more than one co-advisor. But the primary co-advisor must be one of the core faculty members.
  3. The student must decide their advisor and co-advisor within the first year. The student should find their advisor/co-advisor and get approved by the end of the third semester. Otherwise, the student shall be dismissed from the program.
  4. The student cannot change their advisors in the year before the graduation.

Publication and Final Oral Defense


  1. Publish at least one paper in a top journal or two papers in top conferences. The paper needs to be published, or a proof of its acceptance should be submitted.The dissertation will be examined and verified by the TIGP Educational Administration Committee.
  2. For NTHU students, Internal Oral Defense (IOD) should be taken before your dissertation review by TIGP Educational Adm Committee. IOD can be taken only after passing the Qualifying Examination" for at least 6 months. For more information about NTHU ISA Doctoral Oral Defense, please check here .
  3. Pass the oral defense. A student must pass the examination of graduation by TIGP Educational Administration Committee before proposing the oral defense. The oral defense committee should include at least five members in related research fields. Among them, at least one third of the members should come from organizations other than NTHU, NCCU, and Academia Sinica.
  4. When publishing research results conducted during the stay at TIGP, all students should acknowledge the support of TIGP and the affiliated institution(s) by denoting the authorship as follows: Name of TIGP program, affiliated institution of Academia Sinica, (AS address, if applicable)
    • An Example:
    • Social Networks and Human-Centered Computing, Taiwan International Graduate program, Institute of Information Sciences, Academia Sinica, 128, Academia Road, Sec. 2, Nankang, Taipei, 115
    • Sample 1 Sample 2 Sample 3
  5. The length of study is at most seven years.
  6. The bylaw is set by the Committee Board. If amended, the same procedure applies.