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Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council / Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan*

Duration and levels of accreditation

Fully accredited (7 years); Conditionally accredited (5 years); On probation

Accreditation standards

Evaluation process

Self-evaluation, site visits, final review by the Ministry of Education

Outcome/consequences of accreditation


Description of accreditation organization

Independent Entity

The Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council (TMAC) was established in accordance with the Medical Accreditation Council Establishment Act drafted by the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) Accreditation Committee on August 25, 1999. It is primarily in charge of international liaison and contact. Its key responsibilities include:

* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.

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[Last update: February 26, 2021]