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National Taiwan University

Program Location Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsor IPIA
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 21220
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Summer 2016 05/31/16 to 08/02/16

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Deadline

Taiwan Map

Program Leader: IPIA
Purdue University
Room 26 Agriculture Administration Building
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]

Application Deadlines

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

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1

Returnees Information

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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

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin