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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: Other (non-English)
Housing Options: Residence Hall Program Model: Partner Provider
Area(s) of Study: Cross-cultural and Global Studies, Foreign Language Minimum GPA: 2.5
Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

Summer Intensive Chinese Language

TAINAN, TAIWAN

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Program Overview

Study Chinese in Tainan city, located in Taiwan. Immerse yourself in the authentic and vibrant local community with the help of intensive Chinese language courses and electives designed to provide an immersive language learning experience.

Located in southern Taiwan, Tainan, is one of the island’s oldest cities and historical capital. Originating as a Dutch trading post, and with a city landscape shaped by Japanese colonial government planners, Tainan is now a bustling hub of commerce and manufacturing. The food choices are limitless at the city’s famous night markets. It is also a center for Chinese arts and history, with more than a thousand cultural sites, which draw crowds during frequent festivals. 

Unique Experiences

MAKE MARKED LANGUAGE PROGRESS

with 20 hours of intensive classroom instruction plus 3 hours of tutoring each week.

INSIDE LOOK AT THE CITY

with visits to treasured places only locals know about.

VOLUNTEER OR PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES

that illuminate coursework and heighten your understanding of Chinese culture.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Guided tour to Taipei, capital city of Taiwan. Recognized as one of the iconic cities in East Asia
  • Trips to one of the famous night markets.
  • Taiwanese cooking class.
  • Learn about contemporary Chinese issues like international economics, cross-cultural communication, sustainability, and film with a special series of lectures given by scholars and other experts.
  • Opportunities to stay a weekend with a local host family to experience local culture and practice your mandarin.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • An introduction to your academic program plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Travel Protection
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

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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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 05/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.