This regulations is instituted in accordance with the Act on Advanced Study for the Training of Civil Servants (Hereinafter known as this Act) Article 2, Paragraph 4.
This Regulations is applied to the Executive Yuan and its Civil Servants working in Subordinating Agencies’ Schools (Hereinafter known as Agency Schools).
The responsibilities of the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration of the Executive Yuan and other Executive Agencies concerned with Advanced Study for the Training of Civil Servants are as follows:
1.The Directorate-General of Personnel Administration, Executive Yuan:
(1)Each Agency School concerned with the coordination and implementation of Advanced Study for the Training of Civil Servants.
(2)Civil Servants in each Agency School with a rank of Senior 10 Grade and above and with high-level Civil Service training, handling matters of Advanced Study.
(3)Each Agency School personnel handling training matters.
(4)Training matters entrusted to each Agency School.
2.Executive Yuan Subordinate Responsible Agencies:
(1)Drawing up the Subordinate Civil Servants Annual Training Plan.
(2)Drawing up the Subordinate Civil Servants Annual Advanced Study Plans.
(3)Handling the Advanced Study Plans for subordinates below the Junior 9 Grade and high-level personnel training.
(4)Based on the actual requirements, handling the training, Advanced Study matters for subordinates above the Senior 10 Grade and high-level personnel.
(5)Handling the training for subordinate, newly appointed Executive Officials.
Each Agency/School, based on its actual needs, must make it a priority to send the following personnel to attend training related to their positions：
2.Personnel prepared to be appointed to new positions or take over new duties.
3.Personnel with an outstanding record of performance with a good potential for development.
4.Personnel carrying out tasks not matching their professions.
5.Personnel that have not had training appropriate to their positions within the last five years.
6.Other personnel needing training.
Personnel selected for Advanced study abroad, must follow the approved plans. Should there be a need to transfer，or change undergraduate establishment， the course of study， terminate the Advanced study or research， or other unforeseen changes in the plans，certification must be obtained from the relevant place of study or research, and after submission and approval by the responsible agency, then the changes can be undertaken.
Personnel selected for Advanced study abroad can attend either as a student or an observer a short seminar related to the planned course of study. However, should there be a need to go to the intended place of study abroad for observation, a certification must be obtained from the establishment, and after submission and approval by the responsible agency, the personnel can attend.
In accordance with the regulation stated in Article 10 Paragraph 1 of this Act, an application for extension of Advanced study abroad must present the actual facts and reasons for not complying with the approved plan to finish the course of Advanced study, and must also obtain a certification from the place of study or research to be submitted to the responsible agency for approval.
In accordance with the regulation stated in Paragraph 2 Article 10 of this Act, as regards handling the selection and sending of personnel for Advanced study abroad, the responsible school/establishment must draw up detailed Plans for the personnel selected. After the plans have been approved by the Executive Yuan, then the personnel can proceed as budgeted.
Personnel that are selected for Advanced study abroad, should comply with the designated language ability requirements of the relevant place of study；When there are no such conditions，the person must pass the Foreign Language Ability Test (FLPT), sponsored by the Language Training Test Center, prior to going abroad.
The score for passing the FLTP, stated in the previous item, refers to a written examination (listening，grammar， vocabulary and reading) average test score of 60%, and an oral test result of at least S－2＋.
Civil Servants that are selected for Advanced Study abroad are assisted with their Advanced Study expenses during their Advanced Study period, determined by the sponsoring agency in accordance with the relevant Central Agency (included business establishment) guidelines.
Subsidies for the expenses of Civil Servants who are selected for full-time or part-time domestic learning in response to key national policies shall undergo approval by the Executive Yuan during their Advanced Study period.
The expenses for the approved Advanced Study period for Civil Servants are a maximum of NT$20,000 per person per semester. Each agency/school shall have strict regulations based on the actual budgetary circumstances. However, this shall not apply to those who are selected to study in response to key national policies and have been approved by the Executive Yuan.
Governments at the level of special municipality, council of the special municipality, county (city) governments, county (city) council and public business establishments may utilize the regulations listed in these Regulations.
This Regulations is to be implemented on the date of publication.