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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: Chinese, English Housing options: Apartment
Areas of study: Chinese, Internships Class standing: 1 - Second Semester Sophomore, 2 - Junior, 3 - First Semester Senior
Program type: Direct enrollment, Stand alone Language level: Chinese 1b or the equivalent
GPA: 3.0
Program Description:

CET Taiwan

Taiwan Skyline

With CET Taiwan, you don't have to choose between intensive language instruction and a fulfilling internship experience. Take intensive Chinese language classes at the renowned ICLP. Intern at civil service offices, technology companies, arts organizations, consulting firms, or any other field you're interested in. Live in tropical Taipei and explore its many parks, markets, restaurants, and museums. This is a well-rounded program for students looking for a full experience and independence in study abroad.

Study and Intern. You don't have to choose.

  • Intensive academics on a longstanding program with a reputation for building up Chinese language skills to native-level fluency
  • Internship placements plus internship course
  • Full-time Chinese language pledge
  • Local Taiwanese roommates
  • Open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Chinese language study
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.

Academic Program
CET's Taiwan program consists of a total of 15 credits (equivalent to 3.75 Pomona credits).

Students direct-enroll in a comprehensive Chinese language course (elementary, intermediate, or advance Chinese) at National Taiwan University (12 U.S. semester credits). In addition, students choose one 3-credit, English-taught course from a selection of elective courses or an internship seminar.

Living Arrangements
Self-catered, off-campus apartments, arranged by CET. Students live with CET peers and local Taiwanese students, 6-10 people per apartment with two people per room. The apartment is less than five minutes' walk from the metro station and NTU is only three stops away. Pomona provides a meal allowance. 

Number of Students
CET enrolls approximately 10-15 students per semester. 

Host Institutions
CET Academic Programs
National Taiwan University (NTU) 

Faculty Liaison
Feng Xiao

  • Completion of two college semesters of Chinese language instruction (Chinese 1b), or the equivalent.
Students are expected to complete a Chinese language course the semester prior to the term abroad.

Travel Advisories

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline (Pacific Time) Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/08/2024 10/04/2024 TBA TBA