||Autumn Semester / Spring Semester
||15 semester credits per session
||2 semesters of Chinese
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||May 1 (Autumn Semester)
Nov 1 (Spring Semester)
||UW students on semester programs automatically receive $1,000 off the program price. In addition, all accepted students can also apply for need-based scholarships, grants, and loans
||This semester welcomes students from all majors. Students get to immerse in the Taiwanese culture, improve their Chinese language skills, and gain real-world skills.
With CET Taiwan, you don't have to choose between intensive language instruction and a fulfilling internship experience. Take intensive Chinese language classes at the renowned ICLP. Intern at civil service offices, technology companies, arts organizations, consulting firms, or any other field you're interested in. Live in tropical Taipei and explore its many parks, markets, restaurants, and museums. This is a well-rounded program for students looking for a full experience and independence in study abroad.
Intensive academics on a longstanding program with a reputation for building up Chinese language skills to native-level fluency
Internship placements plus internship course
Full-time Chinese language pledge
Local Taiwanese roommates
Open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Chinese language study
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Taipei, the de facto capital of the Republic of China (ROC) with a population of 2.6 million, is a modern city that maintains many of its ancient customs and traditions. Home to the largest skyscraper in the world (Taipei 101) rising 1440 feet above street grade the massive structure overlooks traditional, ornate temples housing Buddhist, Taoist, and Chinese folk religion deities. From its world-renowned museums to its extravagant night markets (including the infamous "Snake Alley") Taipei is a city full of life, culture, excitement and unlimited opportunities for exploration.
Prerequisites and Language Requirements
Students participating in this program must have completed at least two semesters (three quarters) of Chinese prior to departure.
Credits and Conversion Scale
You will approx. receive 22 UW credits per term. How our office will determine the amount is through our Credit Conversion Scale for the program.
If you would like some assistance, schedule an appointment with one of our Program Assistants here.
Students have the opportunity to complete an internships with one of the many partner organizations. In addition, students will also be able to improve their Chinese language skills through intensive Chinese language courses.
Please visit the program website to learn more about the courses.
If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.
For more information about receiving credits for your study abroad, visit Earning credits abroad.
Students will live in a fully-furnished apartment with other CET students and local Taiwanese roommates. Dorm rooms are simple but comfortable, with basic furnishings, private bathrooms and internet access. For meals, students can either cook at home or eat at one of the many neighborhood restaurants.
The UW Study Abroad Office can't officially advise you about visas.
The volume and diversity of students participating, the shifting requirements of foreign governments, and the complexity of these applications make it impossible for us to accurately advise you on immigration policies.
If your program requires a visa, documentation will be provided from your host institution after your acceptance.
The Study Abroad fees will be posted to your MyUW student account and can be paid the same way that you pay tuition and other fees. Check your MyUW Account periodically for due dates. Students must pay the course-related fees directly through the CET program website.
- A large percentage of UW students utilize financial aid to study abroad. Most types of financial aid can be applied to study abroad fees.
- You can submit a revision request to increase the amount of aid for the quarter you are studying abroad. These additional funds are usually awarded in the form of loans. To apply, fill out a revision request form, attach the budget sheet (available via the link at the top of this brochure) and submit these documents to the Office of Student Financial Aid. For more information about this process, consult the Financial Aid section of our website.
- Consult the Financial Aid section of our website for more information on applying for financial aid, special considerations for summer and early fall programs, and budgeting and fundraising tips.
We understand that figuring out your finances for study abroad can be complicated and we are here to help. Here are some ways to find additional support:
- Click on the Budget Sheets link at the top of this brochure to view the estimated budget of all expenses for this program.
- Contact the Global Opportunities Adviser at email@example.com to learn more about how to pay for study abroad.
- Attend a Financial Planning Workshop offered by UW Study Abroad – more information is on the Events page of our website.
- Visit the Finances section of our website.
To apply for this program, click the "Apply Now" button and follow the prompts to create an application. After you create your application, click on each of the links on your study abroad application homepage and complete the remaining application requirements: questionnaires, material submissions, and electronic signature documents.
This study abroad program also requires completion of a secondary application specific to the program provider. Visit the program website to complete it.
To be eligible to study abroad, you must complete the mandatory pre-departure orientation facilitated by UW Study Abroad. Visit your study abroad homepage to complete this mandatory orientation. You must also attend any program-specific orientations offered by the program director.
UW Study Abroad Office also offers several optional orientations aimed at preparing you for your study abroad experience. You can visit the Orientation section of our website to view the current schedule and to register for any optional orientation sessions that pique your interest.
Orientation must be completed prior to the enrollment deadline for the quarter that you are studying abroad.
The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and education for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation for this program, contact Disability Resources for Students at least 8 weeks in advance of your departure date. Contact info at disability.uw.edu.
The UW Study Abroad Fee is non-refundable once the payment contract has been submitted. Students withdrawing from a program may also be responsible for paying a percentage of the program fee depending on the date of withdrawal. More details about the withdrawal policy are included in your payment contract. Note that no part of the program fee is refundable once the program has begun.
The date of withdrawal is considered the business day a withdrawal form is received by UW Study Abroad. Notice of withdrawal from the program must be made in writing by completing the following steps:
- Provide notice in writing to the program director that you will no longer be participating in the program.
- Submit a signed withdrawal form to UW Study Abroad.
Visit the Withdrawals section of our website for more information.