tradition & modernity in taiwan (tmt) program
The four-week Tradition & Modernity in Taiwan (TMT) program combines hands-on coursework in the history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues of Taiwan with Chinese language instruction, offered at all levels. Participants explore the unique ways Taiwan has responded to challenges all modern societies face while gaining a better understanding of an increasingly influential region of the world.
Offered in Taipei, Taiwan at National Chengchi University
Available during the Summer term (4 weeks)
20 hours per week of regional studies coursework in Taiwanese history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues; all classes are taught in English by expert host-institution faculty
Students also receive basic instruction in Chinese language - no prior knowledge is required. Students with previous Chinese experience continue at the appropriate level
Participants earn 8-10 U.S. academic credits in political science and sociology through Bryn Mawr College
Housing in university dormitories with other U.S. students
Cultural activities introduce topics such as traditional cooking, calligraphy, and tai chi, while excursions provide hands-on engagement with course content through visits to museums, temples, government offices, recycling centers, and an aboriginal village
Comprehensive health, accident, and evacuation insurance for all participants abroad
Financial aid from American Councils is available for TMT. Please visit www.acstudyabroad.org/financialaid to learn more about available scholarships.
- No foreign language experience required
- Minimum 2.7 GPA
- At least 18 years old by application deadline
Summer programs: February 15
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Complete program information, including an online application, is available on the TMT website at www.acstudyabroad.org/tmt
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