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Entrance of Raohe Street Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan.

Program at a Glance

National Taiwan University

Country Taiwan
City Taipei
Class Level So, Jr, Sr, Gr
Experience Type Language
Minimum GPA 2.85
Term Summer
Taught In Chinese
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Earn nearly a year of Chinese language study on this intensive language program offered at all levels–beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Living and studying in beautiful Taipei, this program offers a chance to focus exclusively on developing your writing, reading, and speaking skills. Explore themes that combine daily language class with cultural activities and local interactions to gain Chinese fluency quickly. Excursions and field trips allow you to discover many of the diverse socio-cultural aspects of Taiwan.

Where you'll study

National Taiwan University (NTU) is a leading research center and Taiwan’s top university. Depending on your major or course of study at NTU, you’ll take classes in one of the many campuses spread out across the city of Taipei and in nearby townships. NTU offers both Chinese- and English-language education in a wide range of subjects like Chinese language and history, tropical agriculture and forestry, genetic engineering, international business, and STEM research. The scenic campus has park-like fields, indoor and outdoor sports centers, and a picturesque lake. The campus is surrounded by lively shops and restaurants, and it is easily accessible to downtown Taipei via subway or public bus.​​​​​ Taiwan and its surrounding islands offer rich ecosystems with beaches, forests, rivers, and mountains. In Taipei you will find centuries-old neighborhoods next to new urban development, exciting night markets, and smiling, warm-hearted people with a serious passion for food.