National Taiwan University

Program Details

Program Location Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsor IPIA
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 21220
Duration Summer or
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Spring 2024 02/12/24 to 06/14/24
Past Dates
Summer 2023 06/26/23 to 08/19/23
Page Links
Click here to apply for this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


Program Leader:

Purdue University
Rm 104 Agriculture Administration Building (AGAD)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613

This course is timed to take place summer modules II & III. The National Taiwan University (NTU) was founded in 1928. Taiwan is an island situated in subtropical and tropical Asia. This is an eight week program. Students will earn six credits.

The first four weeks will be experiential, which could include an internship or research depending on the lab type you choose.

The next four weeks will be classroom and field excursion study. Students will visit a conservation research institute, NTU’s experimental farm, museum of archaeology, Taoyuan district agricultural research and extension station, orchid field, marine research station, forestry research institute, Chingshui Cliff , tea plantation and fern garden, while studying the ecosystem, veg etation, wildlife, culture and history of Taiwan. While on campus you will study Chinese language for 3 nights, their culture, various aspects of tropical agriculture, Taiwan cuisine, in addition to completing course modules on plant and animal agriculture, agricultural economics, and food science. All of the courses will be taught in English.

For more program information, please visit the program website.


GPA Requirement: Good Academic Standing on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Agriculture] [College of Engineering]
Specifically from: ECE (ENGR)

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.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

This program is operated by International Programs in Agriculture (IPIA), and is intended only for Agriculture majors.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Summer Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15

Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.

For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email