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  • Locations: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Program Terms: UC Summer Abroad
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  • Program Sponsor: University of California Berkeley 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
UC Summer Abroad 2020 02/28/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate student, 6-Other
Language of instruction: Chinese, English Housing options: Dormitory / affiliated residences, Home-stay
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Business administration, Economics, History, Political science
Program Description:

Business Chinese

Taipei, Taiwan


Acquire the cultural, social, and business skills necessary to communicate on a daily basis with the public and professional community through an intensive six-week immersion in Taipei. The program offers not only language instruction coordinated in collaboration with National Taiwan University, but also field trips to international companies, tea factories, government offices, night markets, theatres, industrial parks, the National Palace Museum, and natural scenic sites. Local experts are invited to discuss topics on Chinese culture such as calligraphy, the arts, Chinese painting and theatre. Discussions of Taiwan's history, politics, economics, and business are also conducted by local experts.


July 1, 2012 – August 11, 2012 

Housing Options:  Student Dorms or Stay with relatives (save $850 off the program fee)

Total Cost**       $3,716 - $5,190         


 Financial aid is available for UC Berkeley students who are enrolled in at least 6 units during the summer. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for details. All other students should contact the financial aid office at their home institution for more information.

* Program fee includes room, some meals, excursions and other program-related costs. For estimates of these costs, and to discuss how they factor into financial aid, please call Summer Sessions and speak to one of our Study Abroad program advisors.

** Total cost does not include round trip airfare, textbooks, extra meals or personal expenses.