The Taiwan Research Journal co-organized by the Graduate Institute for Taiwan Studies of Xiamen University and the Collaborative Innovation Center for Peaceful Development of Cross-Strait Relations was first published in 1983. It is the first academic journal published on the Taiwan issue in mainland China. The journal mainly publishes academic papers on Taiwan’s political, economic, social, legal, historical, literature, religion, education, cross-strait relations, and diplomacy involving Taiwan.
After 35 years of development, this journal has become an important front for Taiwanese scholars to publish their achievements. It has been hailed as one of the authoritative journals with major influence in the research field in Taiwan by scholars both at home and abroad. It has been listed in the Chinese Social Science Citation Index. Journals, China's Humanities and Social Core Journals, China Journal Square Array. According to the Announcement of Impact Factors of Chinese Academic Journals of the Center for Measurement and Evaluation of Chinese Scientific Literature, the influence factors of Taiwan Research Archives ranked first in the research publications of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan for many years.
In order to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the publication of the Taiwan Research Journal, a comprehensive review of the experience and inspiration of the publication for 35 years, and the experience of working with scholarly journals in the exchange of humanities and social science journals, discusses the building of journals, the construction of think tanks, and the development of academic disciplines in colleges and universities. Enhance the level of academic specialization in Taiwan-related articles, broaden the channels for Taiwan research scholars to publish articles in Taiwan, and establish the Collaborative Innovation Center for Peaceful Development of Cross-Strait Relations, the Taiwan Research Institute of Xiamen University, and the Cultural Exchange Center for the Straits on April 8, 2018. The 3rd Symposium on Collaborative Work of Universities and Research Institutes involving Taiwan and the Commemoration of the 35th Anniversary of the Publication of Taiwan Research Publications was held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, inviting the heads of Taiwan's major institutions involved in Taiwan, and the well-known Taiwan and academic journal directors. Experts and scholars on the Taiwan issue have made great contributions.