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CIEE Taiwan's National Chengchi University

April 25, 2008
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This program is appropriate for beginning through advanced language students who have an interest in improving their Chinese while having the opportunity to take non-language courses taught in English that aid in understanding Taiwanese culture and society. The program offers a flexible and supportive environment in which to experience life at one of Taiwan's most prestigious national universities.

Program Snapshot:

  • Special CIEE core seminar taught in English and Chinese examines modern Taiwanese culture and society from a multi-disciplinary perspective
  • Ideal program for students interested in furthering their study of traditional Chinese characters
  • Small Chinese language classes for CIEE students
  • Live with three Taiwanese roommates for full language and cultural immersion
  • Internship for academic year students in their second semester
  • Excursions to places of cultural importance around northern Taiwan, such as temples, tea plantations, porcelain works, and museums
  • Cultural ambassadors
  • Target language meals
  • Lectures with speakers from the community
  • For-credit internships
  • Volunteering

Subject Areas:
Asian Studies
Classical Chinese Literature
Independent Study
Internship
Mandarin Chinese

Language of Instruction:
English
Mandarin Chinese

Recommended Credit:
semester: 16 semester/24 quarter hours
academic year: 31 semester/46.5 quarter hours
optional winter term (academic year only): 6 semester/9 quarter hours

Eligibility Requirements:
Overall GPA 2.75
2–8 semesters of college-level Mandarin Chinese or equivalent
1 college-level Chinese area studies course recommended

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