Located in Taichung, the historic capital of Taiwan, Providence University offers students a unique opportunity to experience life in the heart of Taiwan. Surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking landscapes, this summer program attracts students from across the globe, providing the chance for participants to make lasting friendships both inside and outside the classroom. Whether you're working to improve your Mandarin, taking field trips to related enterprises or participating in many of the region's cultural practices and activities, you're certainly in for a once in a lifetime adventure.

Program Length: 4 weeks
Credit options: 3 U.S. credits (54 learning hours)

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Course Description

1. Mandarin language program (36 hours: three-hour class, 12 sessions) 

This course helps the learner speak fluent Chinese language in real situational daily dialogues. Basic, intermediate and advanced levels are available. 

2. Taiwanese cultural lectures and hands on experience (9 hours: three-hour class, 3 sessions)

There are professional and interesting lectures on three specific topics in a variety of different areas. Examples of lectures that have previously been offered include:

Taiwanese and food/tea cultures

Travel and leisure in Taiwan

Taiwan geography

Chinese martial arts

Chinese calligraphy/painting

3. Enterprise/instituions visits (9 hours: three-hour class, 3 sessions)

Three field trips are designed to grant students unique opportunities to visit industries of environment protection, traditional Chinese medicine, and hospitality in central Taiwan. Students will learn first-hand know-how by going behind the scenes.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Bailey Wiles 703-504-9978 | BWiles@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your University Relations Manager and main point of contact here at ISEP. Contact me at any point in your search process and we’ll work together to find programs that match your interests and academic needs. When you reach out, be sure to include the name of your home university in your email. Follow me on Facebook @bwilesisep for scholarship announcements, application advice and my on-campus visits and events schedule. I look forward to working with you!

Providence University

Providence University is a Catholic co-educational institution that was founded by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in Indiana. The university’s historic foundation can be traced back to 1920...

Walk Score®: 75

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Area Studies, Other Chinese Studies

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

    Chinese Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher

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