Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity

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Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity
Former name
Chin-Min College
Chin-Min Institute of Technology
Active1985 (as Chin-Min College)
1993 (as APIC)–2019
24°40′58.6″N 120°58′12.84″E / 24.682944°N 120.9702333°E / 24.682944; 120.9702333Coordinates: 24°40′58.6″N 120°58′12.84″E / 24.682944°N 120.9702333°E / 24.682944; 120.9702333
Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity
Traditional Chinese亞太創意技術學院

Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity (APIC; traditional Chinese: 亞太創意技術學院; simplified Chinese: 亚太创意技术学院) was an educational college located in Toufen City, Miaoli County, Taiwan.


The school was originally founded as Chin-Min College in 1985. In 1992, it was renamed to Chin-Min Institute of Technology. Finally in 2010, the school was named as Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity.[1]

By end of 2016, the school submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Education to revamp the school system but was rejected. In March 2017, the ministry requested the school to submit a proposal on how they shall improve the school curriculum, academic staffs quality and increase the number of student intakes by 28 April 2017.[2] The school was eventually closed down in 2019.[3]


  • Division of Creative Design
  • Division of Digital Entertainment
  • Division of Fashion and Life technology
  • Division of Tourism and Hospitality

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Brief History". Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ Lin, Judy (23 April 2017). "Asia-Pacific Institute of Creativity faces potential closure next school year". Taiwan News. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  3. ^ "第四所大專退場!亞太創意技術學院停辦" (in Chinese). UDN. 20 June 2019. Retrieved 13 May 2020.