Asia-Pacific Regional Studies have been well-developed on both theoretical and empirical success. The Ph.D. Program in Asia-Pacific Regional Studies (APRS) resided at National Dong Hwa University was initiated by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2019, followed by the establishment permission from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan. Collaborating with faculty members from the Department of Taiwan and Regional Studies (TRS), Department of Public Administration (PA), Department of Economics (ECON), Department of Sociology (SOCI), and Department of History (HIS), the Ph.D. Program includes regional studies of culture, society, economics, and public policy in the regions of Southeast Asia, South Asia, as well as adjunct Pacific countries such as the United States, New Zealand, and Australia.