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Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Sophomore Program Type: study abroad
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Housing: Dormitory, Homestay, Student Apartment, Varies
Fields of Study: Accounting, Anthropological Linguistics, Business, Chinese, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, History, International Business Administration, International Studies, Journalism, Legal Studies, Management, Mathematical Statistics, Multiculture Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, World Literature Language of Instruction: Chinese, English, Mandarin
Program Description:

Communications, Business + Political Economy

TAIPEI, TAIWAN

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Program Overview

In Taipei, Chinese culture shows the pull of Japanese, southeast Asian and US influence. Settle into this unique environment to explore politics, business, and media – and how they’re intertwined. Take your pick of a remarkable selection of courses in English or Chinese on the tranquil campus at the renowned National Chengchi University, and get your fill of tasty finger foods, park side tai chi, karaoke, and more.

Unique Experiences

GET AN EDGE

with the advanced curriculum and outstanding facilities of the international master’s programs in International Communication Studies and Asia Pacific Studies.

BUILD YOUR RESUME

with an internship at a Taipei media company.

GAIN THE UPPER HAND

on Chinese language with custom classes and support from peer partner.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Try on the local culture by joining into birthday celebration rituals for Confucius(fall), or the one-week Crazy Mazu festival in the spring.
  • Explore city treasures like the Palace Museum, where the vast Chinese art collection stretches back dynasty over dynasty.
  • Visit tea plantations, porcelain workshops, and temples.
  • Take a three-day excursion to Sun Moon Lake, Tarago Gorge, or Tainan to connect with local community members and see life outside Taipei.
  • Meet with many locals and expatriates, including journalists, diplomats, business leaders and educators, to get feel for working life here.
  • Jump into university life by joining a student club or sports team.

Projects

  • Volunteering. Taiwanese culture supports a unique bounty of nonprofit and non-governmental organizations. Organizations support an array of causes – education, cultural improvement, marginalized people and immigrants, better housing, gender equality, and more. We’ll help you find a match!
  • Internships. Learn with hands-on work in a professional setting, at a range of Taiwanese and international enterprises.
  • Target Language Meals. Gather with language teachers, local students, and CIEE staff members to practice your Chinese skills in a relaxed setting.
  • Peer support. Connect with Cultural Ambassadors, Taipei university students that share tips on language and culture – and often become long-lasting friends.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • One-week orientation – an introduction to Taiwanese culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Year 2020-2021 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.