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Study Abroad Advisor:
Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy
This summer, explore Taiwan’s role in the world economy and learn about the cross-straits relationship between Taiwan and China at one of the top-rated business schools in Asia. Your business courses will be taught in English, but you’ll have plenty of time to learn some Chinese while you explore Taiwanese culture, eating traditional dumplings, trekking to the top of one of the tallest buildings in the world, and soaking your feet in the area’s relaxing hot springs.
EXPLORE THE UNIQUE ATTRIBUTES
of Taiwan’s history and location and the role they play in contemporary culture, business, and politics.
GAIN A PRACTICAL UNDERSTANDING
of Taiwan’s role in the economic and political affairs of East Asia.
DEVELOP YOUR ABILITY TO CARRY OUT BASIC CONVERSATION
in Chinese as part of an optional Communicative Chinese Language course.
Visit temples, mountains, tea plantations, porcelain workshops, and museums around northern Taiwan.
Volunteering. There are plenty of opportunities to give back to your host community and connect in meaningful ways with locals – like teaching English a school or supporting marginalized groups, people with disabilities, immigrants, or underprivileged women and children.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Three-day orientation – an introduction to Taipei 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
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
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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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