If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Exploring Aviation Business and Education in Taiwan

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung City, Taiwan
Course # SA 10901
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2024 05/08/24 to 05/21/24

Program Leader

Name Chien-tsung Lu
Email ctlu@purdue.edu
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description




Day 1

Departure from your city.


Day 1-2

Arrived TPE and move to CYUT, Taichung, Taiwan
Welcome Banquet

Taoyuan City

Taichung City

Day 3

Student Welcome Party at Aviation Technology/CYUT and Campus Tour

Cultural Activity - City Tour, Taichung

Chaoyang University of Technology / Taichung City

Day 4

Class Interaction-How Airplane Fly?

1. Simple Flight Theory Discussion

2. Basic Flight Simulator Experience (PC-ATD)

Chaoyang University of Technology / Taichung City

Day 5

Class Interaction-How to Train a Professional Pilot?

1. DA40 Flight Simulator Experience

2. Airbus A320-200 Flight Simulator Experience

Chaoyang University of Technology / Taichung City

Day 6

Class Interaction-How to Operate an Airline International Flight?

1. A Simple Flight Dispatch Practical Approach

2. Cabin Safety Experience in BOEING B777 Mockup

3. Cultural Activity-The Lin Family Garden Museum in Wufeng Tour

Chaoyang University of Technology / Taichung City

Day 7

Industry Visit-Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC)

Cultural Activity- Lugang Mazu Temple Tour

Taichung City / Changhua County

Day 8

Check-out and Move to Taoyuan City (EVA Airways, EVA Training Center, China Airlines, Tiger Airways)

Industry Visit-Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Taichung City / Taipei City

Day 9

Industry Visit-EVA Airways Headquarter

Government Visit-Air Navigation And Weather Services

Taipei City

Day 10

Industry Visit-China Airlines Headquarter

Industry Visit-Cargo Terminal Operators Tour

New Taipei City

Day 11

Check-out and Move to Taipei

Cultural Activity - Local Tour in Tamsui & Fisherman's Wharf

Taipei City / Taoyuan City

Day 12

Cultural Activity-Local Tour in Taipei City (Taipei 101, National Palace Museum, etc.)


Day 13

Government Visit-Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB)

Cultural Activity-Wulai Tour & Aboriginal Tribes

Taoyuan City

Day 14

Return Journey

Departure from Taoyuan International Airport


See the Polytechnic's website also.

Academic Credit

AT 258 Air Transportation (3 credits)


Students interested in aviation business.

Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

$1554.20 + r/t airfare from your city to TPE.

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

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