The National Taiwan University (NTU) was founded in 1928. Taiwan is an island situated in subtropical and tropical Asia.
Students participating in this program will spend eight weeks in Taiwan. The first four weeks will be classroom and field excursion study. Students will visit a conservation research 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, vegetation, wildlife, culture and history of Taiwan. While on campus you will study Chinese language and 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. The next four weeks will be experiential, which could include hands-on agricultural, internship, or research. Students will earn six credits for this program.
Taiwan estimated expenses:
Purdue Tuition and Fees
Program Fee (medical insurance, room & board, cultural & program fees) $2,400 est.
Visa Fee $160
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