• Taiwan
    • Taipei
4 - 52 weeks
Program Tags
Cultural Immersion Language Immersion Post-High School Study Abroad

Program Details

City Exploring Hiking Sightseeing
Fall Spring Summer Winter
Apartment Host Family
Primary Language
Age Min.
Age Max


Starting Price
Price Details
The program fee varies based on the length of the quarter. It covers the small-group and one-on-one Mandarin Chinese courses, additional workshops and culture classes, textbooks/materials, housing/utilities (if living in the dorm or homestay), and some activity and trip costs. The program fee does not cover day-to-day living expenses, meals, or insurance.

If a student arranges their own housing, then the program fee will be reduced by approximately US$1,600. Financial aid is not available, but students may be eligible to apply for the Taiwan government's Huayu Enrichment Scholarship.
What's Included
Accommodation Some Activities Some Meals Wifi
What's Not Included
Some Activities Airfare Some Meals SIM cards Transportation Travel Insurance Visa
What's Not Included (Extra)

The main costs that are not included are airfare to and from Taiwan, health insurance (to be purchased by the student prior to arrival), and daily meals/living expenses.

Apr 12, 2020
Oct 25, 2019
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About Program

Set on the beautiful campus of National Taiwan University in the heart of Taipei, Chinese Gap Year (CGY) in Taipei is a 3, 6, 9, or 12-month gap year experience for pre-university students who want to rapidly improve their Chinese, immerse themselves in local culture and society, and experience the freedom to grow and make friends.

With our history as part of the world-renowned International Chinese Language Program (ICLP), access to NTU's on-campus resources and student groups, and the convenience and beauty of Taiwan, we know CGY participants will have an unforgettable gap year experience learning, living, and growing with us in Taipei!

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Program Highlights

  • Intensive and immersive Mandarin Chinese language and culture program.
  • Dorm or homestay housing options that balance safety and support with independent living.
  • Social and cultural immersion on campus, in the city, and around Taiwan.
  • Personalized attention and around-the-clock support and resources, with a CGY teacher and staff-to-student ratio of 1:2.5 or lower.
  • Weekly, monthly, and quarterly activities and excursions.

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