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Taiwan Exchange Program

Exchange Program · Spring or Fall · Semester or Academic Year

Program Overview:

Through the APSU - National Changhua University of Education (NCUE) exchange program, you will have the opportunity to study in Taiwan for a semester or academic year. You can take a variety of courses related to your area of study and Chinese (Mandarin) language building. The program will provide you a new learning experience, expose you to a different culture and widen your world view.

Taiwan Exchange printable Program Information


12-18 credit-hours per semester


A number of courses taught in English are available.

Biotechnology - Independent Study

Business - Business English, Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Strategic Management, Business Presentation Skills, Knowledge and Intellectual Capital, Special Topics: Computational Intelligence, Special Topics: Investment Decisions, Independent Study

Chemistry - Organic Synthesis, Undergraduate Research, Organic Mechanisms, Natural Products

Geography - Discovering Taiwan: Cultures and Landscapes, Discovering Changhua: Cultures and Landscapes

Mathematics - Independent Study

Mechatronics Engineering - Fundamentals of Optomechatronics System, Fundamentals of Physics, Fundamentals of Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Electrodynamics, Opto-mechatronics System, Opto-mechatronics System Design, Microsensors Engineering, Independent Study

Physics - Thermoelectric Materials, Optoelectronic Semiconductor

Political Science - Chinese Foreign Policy

Special Education - Collaboration & Consultation for Students with Special Needs, Inclusive Schooling, Issues & practices in Special Education, Educating Students with Multiple Disabilities, Instruction of Students with Severe Disabilities, Independent Study

Chinese Language - Basic Chinese, Elementary Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, Advanced Chinese

Lodging and Meals:

You are guaranteed housing in a student dormitory with occupancy for four. You will not have a meal plan, but the campus cafeteria and restaurants adjacent to the campus are available.


Level 4 per semester includes APSU/NCUE tuition, housing, meals, health insurance and airfare

The price is based upon the estimated cost of the program and grouped into levels. Level 1 - $2k-3k, Level 2 - $3k-4k, Level 3 - $4k-5k, Level 4 - $5k-6k and Level 5 - $6k-7k. Prices are subject to change due to increase in airfare, fluctuation of currency exchange and changes in tuition and fee rates. Estimated cost may not include airfare, APSU tuition, or health coverage unless specified. You should also budget funds for personal expenses based upon your spending habits.

Financial Aid:

Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. Call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with financial aid counselor, Cathy Naef. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available through the Office of International Education. Scholarship information.

Payment Schedule and Deadlines:

  • Pay APSU tuition by the APSU tuition deadline.
  • Submit the program application by Oct. 15 if you wish to study in the spring. The application is due by April 15 if you wish to study in the fall.


Dr. Chin-Zue Chen, professor of engineering technology, at (931) 221-1472 or

Travel Advisory - This is not a complete list of travel advisories. Please see the U.S. State Department travel site for an up-to-date and extensive list. .

Please review the Student Code of Conduct that applies to all students participating in APSU study-abroad and exchange programs.

Austin Peay University reserves the right to make cancellations, date and fee adjustments and any other changes that may be required.

Student Testimonies and Blogs

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More information about Changhua, Taiwan can be obtained through the links below.

National Changhua University of Education  

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