GIS Taiwan is an international student forum instructed by National Taiwan University and organized by students. They assemble scholars, entrepreneurs, and student delegates all over the world, integrating academic knowledge into practical application, building a platform across generation and industries, as well as promoting diverse voices.
Established in 2008, Global Initiatives Symposium is the first international official student forum in Taiwan. Pronounced by its abbreviation, GIS hopes to gather young adults worldwide to discuss international issues nowadays and to devise possible essays or action projects that can promote local development.
Moreover, GIS Taiwan holds the largest student forum in July annually. Through assembling scholars from different fields, leaders from business enterprises and student delegates from every corner of the world, GIS Taiwan integrates the application of academy as well as practice. In addition, it’s meant to provide an interdisciplinary and cross-generation platform for the goal to produce a practical action project.
GIS Taiwan provides an exclusive High School Program in order to increase global awareness among high school students. Furthermore, with a training program before the conference, they anticipate to help high school students integrate with university-level discussions. This year, they will select 60 high school delegates through application assessments as well as interviews in English.