Study Abroad in Taipei
College Study Abroad
Explore Taipei, Taiwan
The bustling political and cultural center of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China) has attracted a growing tech sector, making it Asia’s second richest city per capita. The city offers free public WiFi to residents and visitors alike, an amazing array of street food, and excellent public transportation.
Study Tours & Cultural Excursions
Every CIEE semester program has frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion. In Taipei, past study tours and excursions have included:
- Exploring city treasures like the Palace Museum, where the vast Chinese art collection stretches back dynasty over dynasty
- Visits to tea plantations, porcelain workshops, and temples
- Joining celebration rituals for Confucius or the one-week Crazy Mazu festival
- Excursions to Sun Moon Lake, Tarago Gorge, or Tainan to connect with local community members and see life outside Taipei
Where Students Study
Conveniently located near the NCCU campus.
National Chengchi University (NCCU)
Established in 1927, National Chengchi University (NCCU) is one of Taiwan’s top educational institutions, renowned for its social sciences and liberal arts colleges. Its business school – highly ranked and accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS – is one of the best in Asia. NCCU hosts 9,000 undergraduates and is eight miles from Taipei.
Internships & Volunteering
Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer. In Taipei, students can take advantage of volunteer opportunities in education, cultural improvement, marginalized people and immigrants, gender equality, and more. In addition, students can intern at a range of Taiwanese and international enterprises.