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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.

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.

Exchange Student Applicacion  International Student Handbook

NCUE Introduction Brochure


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

Payment Schedule and Deadlines:

You must 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.

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 a financial aid counselor, Cathy Naef or Jeniffer Ellis. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available through the Office of International Education. Scholarship information.


Dr. Chin-Zue Chen (Engineering Technology) at (931) 221-1472 or

Taiwan Pre-departure Information- 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 State University reserves the right to make cancellations, date and fee adjustments and any other changes that may be required.

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

National Changhua University of Education