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Application guide

International studentsPlease go to the link of OIA NTOU


Educational Goals:

  • Provides professional training to graduate students who will be capable to assess marine and ecosystem dynamics as well as make qualitative management decisions related to marine affairs after graduation.
  • Provides an excellent academic training opportunity for students seeking professional positions in marine affairs and resources management as well as perusing their doctorate studies.
  • Offers coursework and training in quantitative analysis, economic analysis, policy and decision-making.  
  • Courses: Combination of natural science and social science with theoretical and practical training.
  • Literacy: Logical thinking, initiative learning, global vision and capability on problem solving.
  • Ability: Competitive on marine affairs and resource with social care



  1. Advanced studies: PhD in marine policy related degree in Taiwan and other countries
  2. Academic studies: Marine related academic research and educational institutions - Academia Sinica, Fisheries Research Institute, National Taiwan Ocean University, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Maritime Vocational High School, Marine Museum of Science and Technology
  3. Industries: Marine and fisheries consultants, farmers’ and fishermen’s association, fisheries companies, fish trade companies, fisheries material companies, aquafeeds manufactures, aquaculture companies, marine engineering companies, aquariums etc.
  4. Citizen services: Administration and officers - Coast Guard Administration, Fisheries Agency, local governments, marine museums, marine educational institutions, maritime vocational schools etc.
  5. Other non-governmental groups or organizations in marine, fisheries and tourism (eg. Taiwan Fisheries Sustainable Development Association)