Research groups in the Institute of Space Science include the upper atmosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere, interplanetary space, solar physics, planetary science, space plasma simulation, radar meteorology, space payload design & development, and satellite remote sensing. The Institute is the sole institution in Taiwan providing such broad and complete programs in space science research and education; and continuously participates in several international space research projects, collaborating with space science institutions of other countries.

Fundamental Courses

  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Magnetospheric physics
  • Ionospheric Physics
  • Solar Physics
  • Space Plasma Physics
  • Space Physics

Professional Courses

  • Principle of Radar Remote Sensing Atmospheric
  • Stochastic Processes and Spectral Analysis
  • Atmospheric Wave Coupling
  • Advanced Programming
  • Plasma Measurement
  • Atmospheric electricity

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 18 credits

Duration of Study: 2-5 years

Other requirements :

  • Pass qualify examination before the beginning of the fifth semester after enrolling the Ph.D. Program.
  • Publish at least one first author paper in an SCI journal.
  • Pass an oral dissertation defense.

Research Facilities & Lab

  • VHF Coherent Scatter Radar
  • High-Speed Computing Lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Space Environment Lab
  • Ionospheric Tomography Lab
  • GPS and radio-wave propagation labs as well as ROCSAT I-IPEI payload Lab
  • Satellite Science and Payload Engineering Labs

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography
  • Study Plan
  • Research Proposal
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency
  • Related Academic Publications
Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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