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National Chengchi University International Summer School, Taiwan (Direct Enroll)

The Program

The National Chengchi University International Summer School (ISS) offers intensive Mandarin Chinese courses as well as coursework in the fields of Management, Social Sciences, and Humanities, focusing on the aspects of Taiwan, China, and East Asia. In addition to the academic and language benefits, the program offers excursions and field trips to the most significant cultural and historical attractions in northern Taiwan. Come to NCCU to enhance your knowledge in international business, culture, economics, politics, history, Mandarin Chinese, and interact with international students from all corners of the world with diversified cultural and social background.

NCCU is one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan – a university with Global Visions, and equal emphasis to Humanities and Technology Innovation; it cultivates International Leaders, and invigorates International Mobility.

The Academics

Students can take courses taught in English on subjects such as Sustainability in Taiwan and East Asia, Culture, History, Economics, and Entrepreneurship. For a list of course options, click here.

In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.

This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below, go to the horizontal navigation bar on the Education Abroad homepage; click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.

General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution.  For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.

 Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.

UConn Dept. and # University Course Title Foreign # Foreign Course Credits Accreditation Expiration Date
BADM 2893 Foreign Study Financial Accounting Principles II (must be taken concurrently with the BADM 3730 and 3740 courses) 3 12/31/2016
BADM 2893 Foreign Study ETP Marketing Management 3 12/31/2016
BADM 2893 Foreign Study Chinese Culture and Its Management Mindset 3 12/31/2017
BADM 3730 Financial Management Financial Management 3 12/31/2016
BADM 3740 Managerial & Interpersonal Behavior 9992MGT Introductory Management 3 12/31/2016
CHIN 1113 + CHIN 1114 + CRLP 1193 Intermediate Chinese I+ Intermediate Chinese II+ Foreign Study 121 Beginning Chinese (180 hours) 4 + 4 + 4 6/30/2016
COMM 4993 Foreign Study New Media Technology Civilization – East Asian & Western Perspectives 4 6/30/2017
ECON 1201 Principles of Microeconomics 217031 Microeconomics 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2201 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 217021 Microeconomics 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2201 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 217001 Microeconomics 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2411 Money and Banking 215041 Money and Banking 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2493 Foreign Study A200006 Economics and Social Change in Taiwan 2 12/31/2020
ECON 2493 Foreign Study 203878001 Asian Economic Integration 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2493 Foreign Study A800012 South Korea’s Foreign Economic Relations 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2493 Foreign Study NCCUS09 Cross-Strait Enterprise Development 1 6/30/2021
ECON 3421 International Trade 208016011 International Trade 3 12/31/2020
ECON 3461 Organization of Industry Industrial Economics and Competition Policy 3 12/31/2020
FNCE 4893 Foreign Study Wealth Management and Financial Planning 3 12/31/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study 103775001 History of Japan 3 12/31/2020
HIST 3993 Foreign Study NCCUS01 The Past and Present of Taiwan 2 6/30/2021
MATH 1793 Foreign Study 101852001 Calculus 3 12/31/2020
OPIM 3103 Business Information Systems Communication Policy and E-Applications 3 12/31/2017
OPIM 4893 Foreign Study Management Science 3 12/31/2016
PHIL 3264 Classical Chinese Philosophy and Culture 41156001 Chinese Philosophers: Mencius and Xunzi 3 12/31/2020
PHIL 4293 Foreign Study A100002 Chinese Philosophers 2 12/31/2020

The Experience

Housing at NCCU International House (I-House) is open for students registered for NCCU International Summer School (ISS). If you select the option that you need accommodation on your online application, please select the room type as well as the specific duration of your courses. The available rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Sign-ups for a variety of excursions are available to students during orientation. The well-designed excursions will take you to explore the most significant cultural and historical attractions in northern Taiwan. ISS also offers a free calligraphy workshop for enrolled students.


Certain fees associated with this program will appear on your UConn fee bill. These fees are required in addition to the costs billed to you directly by the third party program provider. For exact information on these additional costs, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.

Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/27/2018 03/06/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Business, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required:
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 2.75