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Program Description:

PSU Exchange Kaohsiung SumProgram Overview

Spend a term or a full year on exchange at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's maritime capital. With a population of approximately 3 million, Kaohsiung is located in the southern region of Taiwan and is the island’s largest industrial center.

Program Focus

National Sun Yat-Sen University offers a variety of disciplines, including Chinese language study at the Chinese Language Center. Students have an opportunity to develop language skills and learn about the local culture. Students have the opportunity to enroll in a variety of courses taught in English. Enrollment in regular classes (taught in Chinese) depends on language proficiency.

Fact Sheet

Education Abroad Advisor Alyse Collins
Get Started Attend an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider PSU Direct Enroll with National Sun Yat-Sen University
Program Dates Current Program Calendar
Areas of Study
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • International Studies
  • Literature
  • Marine Science
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Science
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone offered fall and spring terms
Credits Fall/Winter:  Students enroll in 22 quarter credits
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credits
Academic Year:  Students enroll in 48 quarter credits
Language of Instruction English, Chinese
Host Country Language Chinese
Housing Residence Hall, Independent
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
  • Graduate
Minimum GPA 2.75
Language Requirement 1 year of college level Chinese language study required
Course Offerings List of Available Courses

Program Costs

               PSU Fees                 Program Fee: PSU Tuition + Fees 

Additional scholarships available.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 11/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.