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The CIEE National Chengchi University (NCCU) program provides the optimum environment for UT students to learn about traditional Chinese culture in Taipei. The program is housed at NCCU, the premier institution for social sciences and communications, in Taiwan. The campus provides an idyllic setting with a lot of green and open spaces.

The CIEE Study Center in Taipei provides two tracks for UT students during the semester: - Intensive Chinese Language and Culture - Communication, Business & Political Economy


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Journalism
  • Philosophy
  • Art History
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Asian Studies
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Business Administration
  • Government
  • Management Information Systems
  • Sociology
  • Chinese
  • History
  • Marketing
  • Statistics
  • Communication Studies
  • International Business

Sponsored by CIEE - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

The Intensive Chinese Language and Culture program is designed to enhance Chinese language and research skills through experiential learning. Students can choose to do a part-time internship as an elective.


All Chinese language courses are taught by teaching professionals from the Chinese Studies Program at National Chengchi University.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Chinese


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes


CIEE students can choose between living in the student dormitory with a Chinese roommate or homestays with Chinese families. Meals are not included in the program costs for either option.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Estimated program costs do not include the cost of airfare, meals or personal expenses. Please meet with a Study Abroad Program Coordinator to see how financial aid will apply to your study abroad program. Participants of this program may be eligible to apply for the Freeman Stipend for internships based in Asia.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • February 17, 2020 to June 26, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2019
- Fall
  • August 23, 2020 to November 27, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: Asia" info session. Dates and locations listed on the website. 2) See an academic advisor about needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: Asia" session. Dates and times given to participants after attending Explore: Asia session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change