Taiwan (IFMSA-Taiwan) - Taipei, Fu Jen University
General Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hematology / Oncology, Rheumatology and Immunology, Nephrology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Infectious Diseases, Chest Medicine, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dermatology, Otolaryngology, Dentistry, Occupational Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Radiation oncology, Nuclear Medicine, However, General Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Urology, Colorectal Surgery, Chest Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, the available departments may be different in the hospital you stay., Please ask the LEO in advance for more information.
July and August
Depend on which hospital you stay in. There is detail information below the page.
Dormitory of the hospital
Only the ones who speaks fluent Mandarin can choose: Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Medicine, Family Medicine, Anesthesiology, Ophthalmology. Please ask LEO in advance for more information.


Fu Jen Catholic University (FJU, FJCU) Currently the University consists of 11 colleges, 48 departments, offering master’s programs, in-service master's programs, Ph.D programs, and departments in the School of Continuing Education. Fu Jen has more than 25,000 students,and has most fields of study (with top-ranks) in Taiwan’s private universities. In the Sinophone world, Fu Jen is the oldest pontifical university in Taiwan. Accroding to Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings, Fu Jen ranks as the 501+th university worldwide, and 127th in Asia.

The medical college is established in 2000, which is the lastest college in Fu Jen. The establishment of our School of Medicine has allowed the university to become the third comprehensive university in Taiwan to provide medical education. Founded in 2000, the School of Medicine at Fu Jen Catholic University is committed to cultivating future physicians as true professionals with medical knowledge and clinical expertise that complement the core values of Catholic belief : love, compassion, and dedication to others. The School of Medicine adopt the pedagogy, “problem-based learning (PBL),”which not only allowed the School of Medicine to win applause from the Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council, but has also brought a wave of reform in medical education in Taiwan.


Cardinal Tien Hospital

History Profile: In the 1960's, the late Cardinal Tien ken-Sin built this hospital from the ground up in order to provide the public with improved medical care. As available resources in Taiwan were very limited, Cardinal Tien worked tirelessly to raise funds from charitable organizations in West Germany. On October 22, 1968, the day of dedication, the hospital was named after him in recognition and gratitude for his leadership and selfless giving.

Vision & Mission

1.Our Core values: Love God, Love People and Respect life
2.Our Mission of existence: Transmit God’s love through medical care and health improvement. Establish a role model of Holistic care, promoting love of Christian spirit.
3.Four principles of Holistic Care:
-Care for the Whole person—total care for the physical, emotional, psycho social and spiritual needs of our patients
-Care for the Whole journey— of life or illness of our patients
-Care for the Whole family—We offer community based family care with love & concern
-Care from the Whole team—Our teamwork offers quality service for the whole person,throughout the whole process and for whole family

Hospital Charisms:

Based on our core value of :"Love God, Love People & Respect Life", we serve everyone with the purpose of spreading God's love though excellence in medical service, health promotion & holistic total care. We have more than a hundred physician specialists and over a thousand paramedical professionals, including nurses, technicans, & administrative personnel on staff to put their learning into practice, promoting the healing science & art in cardiovascular, critical/emergency, internal medicine, surgery obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics and all the related specialties, plus, adolescent & women's health care, geriatric care etc. to provide comprehensive & high guality medical care for all members of your family.

Cathay General Hospital

Service Features
  Medical center teamwork
  Customer-centered- Clinical specialist and professional nurses will provide complete diagnosis & consultation.
  Time Saving, convenient and fully communication
  Making appointment on the phone will save your waiting time.
  Fully communicate with primary doctor and arrange alternative examination and check-up.
  Comfortable and independent clinical room
Respected personal independent clinic room to discuss disease condition with doctors.
Elegant and comfortable clinic environment, kind and professional clinical specialist, modern medical equipment relax your mood and forget busy.
Exclusive international wards with wireless internet and multi-channeled TV let you soften nervous mood in hospital.
  Kind and considerate customer service
  Provide Chinese, English and Japanese service.
  Personal reservation, accompanying and hospitalization service.
  Professional nurses and doctors will trace and monitor test result regularly and help you make appointment with doctors to provide post treatment.


Cathay General Hospital is a medical center conveniently located in the center of Taipei, serving the community and people of northern Taiwan with quality healthcare over 30 years. Relying on our strong reputation among the community and the nation, CGH has expended into a Healthcare Network which includes Hsinchu, Sijhih Branch and Neihu Clinic.

Cathay General Hospital awarded the title of “Medical Center” by the Taiwan Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation. This is the highest level of accreditation, and an honor only 3 percent of this nation’s hospitals earn.

As prevention is better than cure, Health Management Department was established, consisting of Physical Examination Center, Medical Imaging Health Center, etc. Equipped with cutting-edge technology such as PET/CT, 64 slides CT and 1.5T-MRI, Health Center provides the most correct and accurate health screening on the top three causes of death---cancer, heart blood vessel and brain blood vessel.

Other feature
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

SHIN KONG WU HO-SU Memorial Hospital

About us:

The Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital is a leading medical center with 42 specialty departments highly qualified for the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of diseases, and a total of 862 beds offers the best medical service to the community.

Founded in 1992, the Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital was approved by the National Health Ministry as a medical center after a rigorous accreditation process which further strengthened its commitment to provide the best health care services to all patients and to give back to the community as well.

To promote early diagnosis and disease prevention, the Department of Health Management was established in 2004. With collaboration of an outstanding medical team and application of state-of-the-art equipment such 256-slice computerized tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET/CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the Health Management Center offers optimum one-stop, efficient health examination services for the public. The sophisticated high-end medical equipment renders possible the early screening of the top ranked three life-threatening illnesses - cancer, cerebrovascular diseases and cardiovascular diseases. Detailed and comprehensive explanation of the reports by the medical team is provided after the examinations.

The Shin Kong Hospital is particularly concerned about the needs of the international patients. The International Healthcare Center assists efficiently the patients before, during, and after their stay in Taiwan with the emphasis to provide them a pleasant and rewarding experience in our country.

Our Aim

We consider the patients as the core of our medical care,
We provide quality service to feedback our society,
We develop professionalism in our staff members,
We pursue excellence through continuously innovative medical education and research programs.

Our Vision
We are dedicated to maintaining professionalism, enthusiasm and spirit of service to achieve health, hope and happiness of our community and to strengthen our role as one of the most reliable medical centers.

Our Goals
Service, Education, Research


1. 3000NT/month for those who stay in Cardinal Tien Hospital.
2. For those who stay in Cathay General Hospital, the hospital will provide lunch and dinner every day for you during the exchange.

1. 2000NT/month


Fu Jen Catholic University (For SCORE incoming)

Each room accommodates two to four people: single beds, wardrobes, desks, sockets (110 V, 60 Hz; Please check before you use) and wi-fi. Slot washing machines are available.
Besides Fu Jen LiXue Hall, all the other university dormitories are with shared bathroom.
Some dorms offer lounges at specific floor, refrigerators, TVs, and fitness equipment.

Cardinal Tien Hospital

The dormitory for international students is within the hospital area, just above the psychiatric clinic. It takes only about 30 seconds to get to the main building of the hospital

-Each room

consists of 4-5 personals; including beds, desks, and closets, and a bathroom for each room.(well, the basics~~)
However, there will be no battery charger,adapter, or other daily necessities provided. So it would be better if INCOMINGS can bring these stuff with them when they come to Taiwan, so that there won't be many unnecessary costs when you come to Taiwan, and you will have more time to go sightseeing and relax XDD
About the mattress, we will buy it for you when you come to Taiwan.

-Internet services:

The hospital provides a wireless network which can be received at almost every corner within the buildings; each incoming will receive one set of account number and password.


Every floor has its own public sanitary&bathroom equipments, as well as self-washing machines and dryers.


There are also lounges at every floor for people to chat and relax(Incomings can chat with local students next door to know more about Taiwan or Chinese culture!), refrigerators to store food, and TVs.

-Where to eat:

A food square is located at the B1 of building E, where incomings could go and have lunch and take some rest. At the ground floor there is a 7-11, a cafe providing breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. If those are not enough, plenty of snack-bars, shabu shabu restaurants, steak houses, and inevitably, Mac'Donalds for incoming guests to choose! All of them can be reached by taking a stroll less than 5 mins. If none above is desired, then incomings could order lunch with the individual departments.


There are access controls to the dormitory. Incomings would need the magnetic card provided by the hospital to enter the building.

Cathay General Hospital

The dormitory is at Sijhih.From the dormitory to the working hospital,you have to take the shuttle bus .


Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital (SKH)


Fu Jen Catholic University

Address: No. 510, Zhongzheng Road, Xinzhuang District, New Taipei City
How to get to Fu Jen Catholic University from Taoyuan International Airport?

1. Bus+MRT:



- Take the airport bus Kuokuang Line 1819 to Taipei Main Station.
- Take the airport bus Kuokuang Line 1841 to MRT Zhongshan Elementary School Station.
- Take the airport bus CitiAir Bus East Line 1960 to MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station.
- Take the airport bus Free Go Bus Line 5520 to MRT Zhongxiao Fuxing Station.

Transfer to the MRT for Fu Jen University Station. 

-To get to Fu Jen University, you have to transfer to the orange line and take the metro in the direction of Huilong. Be careful, there are two directions at the orange line. One is to Luzhou and the other one is to Huilong. Don’t take the wrong one!

2. Taxi:
-Taxis operating by shifts are located at the west side of the Terminal 1's and Terminal 2's Arrivals Lobby at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. It costs approximate NTD 1,200 to 1,500 (around USD $35 to $45) and 40 to 50 minutes.

Cardinal Tien Hospital

Address: No. 362, Zhongzheng Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City
How to get to Cardinal Tein Hospital from Taoyuan International Airport?

1. Bus:
-Take the airport bus CitiAir Bus Line 1968 to MRT Qizhang Station. Then transfer to Bus 830, Bus 930, Bus 941, Bus Green 15, or free shuttle bus of the hospital for Cardinal Tien Hospital.

2. Taxi:
-Taxis operating by shifts are located at the west side of the Terminal 1's and Terminal 2's Arrivals Lobby at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. It costs approximate NTD 1,200 to 1,500 (around USD $35 to $45) and 40 to 50 minutes.

Cathay General Hospital

Address: No. 280, Sec. 4, Renai Road, Daan District, Taipei City
How to get to Cathay General Hospital from Taoyuan International Airport?

1. Bus:
-Take the airport bus Kuokuang Line 1819 to Taipei Main Station. Then take the MRT Red Line to Xinyi Anhe Station and walk about 10 minutes.

-Taxis operating by shifts are located at the west side of the Terminal 1's and Terminal 2's Arrivals Lobby at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. It costs approximate NTD 1,200 to 1,500 (around USD $35 to $45) and 40 to 50 minutes.


Actually there will be CPs to guide you throughout your journey in Taiwan. But just in case, and for your own reference, here are the transportation need-to-knows that you should know about to get yourself from anywhere to FJU, Cardinal Tein Hospital, or Cathay General Hospital.


Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital (SKH)

Address: No. 95, Wen Chang Road, Shih Lin District, Taipei City, Taiwan



-Take the airport bus Kuokuang Line 1819 to Taipei Main Station.

-Transfer the MRT for Jiantan Station (Exit #1) and take free shuttled bus to SKH.

-Or transfer the MRT for Shilin Station (Exit #1) and walk for 10 minutes to SKH


Taxi fare from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to SKH is about1000-1500NTD.

3.Shuttle Bus Services

The shuttle bus offers you a free ride between MRT Jiantan Station and Shin Kong Hospital.

More details: http://www.skh.org.tw/PMM/Map.aspx?lng=2


July or August USP

Taipei 101
Taipei 101

The highest building in Taiwan, and once the tallest in the world!! There are expensive and luxurious stores!!

Taipei Palace Museum
Taipei Palace Museum

The Palace of the country, containing all the most precious historical marvels that the country consists!!


Xiaobitan station is the highest station of the Taipei MRT system. Xiaobitan is translated literally into "Little Greenish Lake". There are many hot-pots to eat, and there is a public park. The view is great and the food is delicious!!

Shilin Night Market

Containing all sorts of cusines and Taiwanese traditional snacks!! Just take the MRT and get off at Jiantan MRT Station!!


CPs can arrange a trip to make you know more about Taiwan. So, just ask your CP if you want it!


1.Regulation for Fu Jen University exchange program:
All incoming students to Fu Jen University must accept SCOPE Terms and Conditions and upload the file below to COD or you can mail it to fjuleo@gmail.com .
SCOPE Terms and Conditions
2.Only students who have attended 80% of their clerkship, filled in their logbooks and fill in the evaluation form are entitled to a certificate.