Founded in August 1989, the Graduate Institute of Latin American Studies at Tamkang University is the first and the only research center in the field of Latin American studies in Taiwan. The Institute is devoted to the training of well-prepared people for the country and plays an important role in promoting Taiwan’s research on Latin American affairs. Education Objective: 1.Cultivating professional proficiency both on Spanish Language and Regional Studies of Latin America. 2. Attracting non-Spanish learners to study Latin American Studies, and fostering their basic Spanish proficiency. 3. Training potential specialists or diplomats on foreign affairs.