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CSU IP Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
Budget Estimates Academic Year
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement:
3.0 (If you do not meet the GPA requirement, contact CSU IP as you still may be eligible to apply)
Class Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Language Prerequisite: None
Areas of Study: Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chinese, Classics, Comparative Literature, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, International Business, International Relations, International/Global Studies, Liberal Studies, Linguistics, Political Science
Program Description:

CSU IP Taiwan


Academic Year Applications
February 1: Priority Deadline 
March 1: Secondary Deadline 

Program At A Glance

When: Early September to late June.

Units: Students are required to take 15 units each semester.

Cost: Students pay the same tuition for CSU IP Taiwan as the tuition paid for their home CSU campus. For more information on costs, including accommodations, travel and other expenses, see the Budget Sheet.   

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; Students must be enrolled at a CSU campus no later than spring term prior to departure, or eligible to enter from a community college by fall term of the program start date; Graduate students may participate for undergraduate credit.

Course Prerequisites:  One college-level course with a focus on Chinese civilization, history, society, politics, literature or philosophy.  

Program Overview

The CSU IP Taiwan program is affiliated with National Taiwan University (NTU), one of the top-ranked universities in Asia. CSU IP students are admitted to NTU as exchange students and take a combination of Chinese language courses and NTU courses taught in Chinese and/or English.

TaiwanAll students are required to take a Mandarin Chinese language course each semester.  Students with less than one year or no previous study of college-level Mandarin Chinese can take courses taught in English in their academic major at NTU, as well as taking NTU General Chinese courses taught through the Department of Chinese Literature. NTU offers Applied Chinese courses designed specifically to meet the needs of non-native speakers to acquire Chinese language skills.  Some of the English courses available at NTU include coursework in Asian/Taiwan studies, economics, political science, literature, business, environmental science and engineering.

Students with near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese take regular university courses in Chinese and courses in English.  Students also take NTU General Chinese and Applied Chinese courses. For more information about the academic program, students may refer to the IP Academic Bulletin for the previous year. Note that course offerings are subject to change and may not be offered during the year of intended study.


The CSU IP Taiwan program is located in Taipei, which is the capital city of Taiwan. Taipei is the political, economic, educational and cultural center of Taiwan, and one of the major hubs of the Chinese-speaking world.  Considered to be a global city, Taipei is part of a major high-tech industrial area. The National University of Taiwan’s main campus is centrally located in Taipei’s Da’an district. 


NTU arranges on-campus dormitories for CSU IP students. Students register online with NTU for housing; instructions are provided with the NTU university application. Students who prefer to live off-campus are advised to arrive prior to the start of classes (1 to 2 weeks is recommended) to find a place to live. Please be advised that the Office of International Affairs at NTU does not provide assistance in locating off-campus housing options.  

This program is currently not accepting applications.