Academia Sinica is Taiwan's National Academy, with a main campus located in the Nangang District of Taipei. The workshop will be held in the 1st Conference Hall of the Academia Sinica Humanities and Social Sciences Building. The building is roughly a 10 minute walk from the main gates of the Academia Sinica campus.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is Taiwan's primary international gateway. Located roughly one hour outside Taipei, the city is accessible via bus, taxi, or high speed rail.
Airport busses to a variety of locations in Taipei are avaliable. Bus 1843 to Nangang Exhibition Center is closest to Academia Sinica. Other locations are avalible, depending upon your choosen hotel.
By High Speed Rail:
Taipei is also accessible via the Taiwan High Speed Rail system. From Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, take the shuttle bus to THSR Taoyuan Station. THSR trains to Taipei arrive at Taipei Main Station, with a travel time of roughly 20 minutes. The rest of the city is easily accessible from Taipei Main Station via the Taipei Metro system.
Taxi fares from the airport to Taipei are usually in the range of NT$900 - 1000.
Taipei City has a comprehensive Metro system (the MRT) linking most neighborhoods throughout the city. The Academia Sinica campus is accessible by bus from MRT Nangang Exhibition Hall Station. From the station, take busses 306, 270, or 620 to Academia Sinica. Bus fare is NT$15.
Taipei City also has an extensive YouBike public bicycle share system. Bicycles are avaliable at kiosks located throughout the city, with a rental rate of NT$10 per hour for the first 4 hours. A valid EasyCard IC farepass and Taiwan mobile phone number are required to register.
Taiwan Visa information is avaliable from the Bureau of Consular Affairs. Invitation letters can be provided by the local organizing committee upon request. We reccomend that all guests begin visa procedures at least two months prior to the workshop.
Visa information for non-Taiwan passport holders.
* Visa free entry to Taiwan is avaliable for citizens of the following countries:
90 days: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.A. and Vatican City State.
30 days: Malaysia, Singapore.
Visa information for People's Republic of China passport holders, and residents of Hong Kong and Macau.
Questions? Contact the Local Organizing Committee.