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  • Locations: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/31/2020 06/25/2021
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/31/2020 01/18/2021
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 02/17/2021 06/25/2021

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program Overview

CIEE Taipei Communications

It is often said that some of the most traditional forms of Chinese culture, religious practices, intellectual and cultural values, and creative arts are best preserved on the island of Taiwan. At the same time, Taiwan is a bustling and modern city with some six million residents and maintains a thriving civil society, with its democratic political system, free press, and uncensored Internet. Its capital, Taipei, is an international city with superb restaurants, modern hotels, ancient temples, churches, and an active nightlife. Taipei is known for its cuisine, and its popular music, film, and television are widely influential throughout East Asia.

Program Focus

This program is designed to provide students with a exceptional academic experience in a Chinese context through direct enrollment at National Chengchi University, small CIEE-designed Chinese language classes, cultural immersion, and experiential learning. This program is ideal for career-minded students who wish to experience an authentic university environment in Taiwan, choose from a wide array of content courses taught in Chinese or English—many of which are not available in mainland China. Students also learn Chinese through CIEE-designed language classes that emphasize the use of modern pedagogy, technology, and traditional Chinese characters. This program will help students of all Chinese language levels utilize their cultural knowledge, language training, and experiences in Taiwan as part of their long-term career goals.



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Program Dates

Current CIEE Calendar

Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU

Areas of Study

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This program is a good fit for the following majors:

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • Chinese
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Finance
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • Humanities
  • International Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Real Estate Management
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Urban Studies and Planning


Fall: Students enroll in 23 quarter credits
Winter/Spring: Students enroll in 23 quarter credits
Academic Year:  Students enroll in 45 quarter credits

Capstone Option

Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters

Language of Instruction 

English, Chinese

Host Country Language 



Homestay, Apartment, Dormitory

Class Standing Eligibility

  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Minimum GPA Requirements


Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.

Program Requirements

Previous Coursework: 1 Chinese area-studies course recommended

Program Fee

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Note:  PSU Students receive automatic discounts on CIEE programs!

PSU Fees

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Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.