National Taiwan University Summer Plus

About the Program

This program is made to "enable students from all over the world to gain first-hand experience, college credits, and cultural exploration – all within an international setting based on academic and personal growth." Courses cover a variety of topics so there's bound to be something for nearly everyone.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the National Taiwan University (NTU) Summer Plus

Partner Institution
National Taiwan University
Program Dates

Summer 2018

Country
  • Taiwan (Republic of China)
Area(s) of study
AgricultureArtsAsian StudiesBiologyChinese LanguageChinese StudiesCommerceEconomicsEngineeringEntrepreneurshipFine ArtsHealth SciencesInternational RelationsLand and Food SystemsManagementPolitical ScienceScience
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019

Additional Requirements or Restrictions

Please be aware of admission requirements as each program may have a different requirement. Taiwanese citizens are not eligible unless they have dual citizenship and travel with their non-Taiwan passport.

Course Credits

Program dependent. Please check the NTU website for details and note that 1 NTU credit = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Applied Science (Engineering)
UBC course: CPEN 4th
Title: Introduction to Cryptography
Partner course code: MATH 5425
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-11-30
Arts
UBC course: ARTH 2nd
Title: Introduction to the Arts of China, Japan, Korea
Partner course code: LibEdu 1063
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-12-16
UBC course: ARTH 3rd
Title: Cultural History of East Asian Ceramics
Partner course code: ARHY 1011
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: ARTS 1st
Title: Elementary Taiwan Hakka Language
Partner course code: CHIN 4097
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-08-13
UBC course: ASIA 2nd
Title: Exploring Taiwan: Intro to Culture of Taiwan
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Exploring Taiwan: Introduction to the Culture of Taiwan
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-01-09
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Culture and Society of Taiwan
Partner course code: N/A
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-09-12
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Taiwan Fiction and Postwar Urban Experience
Partner course code: TwLit 1014
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-02-06
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Chinese Chan Buddhism:An Inquiry into the Ways of a Peaceful Mind
Partner course code: Phl 3204
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Chinese Chan Buddhism:An Inquiry into the Ways of a Peaceful Mind
Partner course code: Phi 3204
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Introducing Taiwan War Fiction: From Anti-communism to Post-modernism
Partner course code: TWLIT 1016
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Exploring Taiwan: Selected Topics on Culture and Society
Partner course code: N/A N/A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Introducing Taiwan Eco-literature: Writing Mountains, Forests, and the Ocean
Partner course code: TWLIT 1023
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-11-20
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Film and Social Culture in Taiwan
Partner course code: LibEdu 1050
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Taiwan Through the Lens of its Museums
Partner course code: LibEdu 1064
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-08-23
UBC course: ASIA 3rd
Title: Indigenous Culture and Art
Partner course code: THEA 1132
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 131
Title: +C1 Chinese Language and Culture
Partner course code: CHIN 131
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-08-24
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Cultural History of East Asian Ceramics
Partner course code: ARHY 1011
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Law, culture, society in Traditional China
Partner course code: HIST 2104
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Political History of China (Ⅱ)
Partner course code: PS 4575
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: History of Chinese Political Systems (Ⅱ)
Partner course code: PS 4577
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Chinese Traditional Birth Customs
Partner course code: CHIN 1031
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Chinese Traditional Birth Customs
Partner course code: CHIN 1031
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CHIN 4th
Title: Modern China and the World: From 1911 To 1979
Partner course code: HIST 1591
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
UBC course: CPSC 4th
Title: Advanced Computer Vision
Partner course code: CSIE 7421
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2018-08-21
UBC course: ECON 345
Title: Money ﹠banking (Ⅱ)
Partner course code: ECON 3004
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-19
UBC course: ECON 356
Title: International Finance
Partner course code: ECON 4003
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-19
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Trade Theory
Partner course code: ECON 4001
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-07-04
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Trade Policy
Partner course code: ECON 4002
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-07-04
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Philosophy of Economics
Partner course code: ECON 5146
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-30
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Experimental Economics I: Behavioral Game Theory
Partner course code: ECON 5112
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-30
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Industrial Economics
Partner course code: ECON 5136
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-06-19
UBC course: GEOG 1st
Title: Exploring Taiwan: natural environment and resources
Partner course code: Forest 5035
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2013-12-18
UBC course: GEOG 3RD
Title: The Big Picture: How Geography, Trade, and Politics Shape Our Troubled World
Partner course code: LIBEDU 1090
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-08
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Modern Middle East, 1800-2010
Partner course code: HIST 3123
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
UBC course: JAPN 4th
Title: Japanese Translation (Ⅱ) (2)
Partner course code: JpnL 3010
Language of instruction: Japanese
Evaluated date: 2015-01-05
UBC course: POLI 260
Title: Introduction to International Relations (Ⅱ)
Partner course code: PS 1012
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-01-15
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Political Economy of East Asia
Partner course code: PS 3207
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-08-28
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Security
Partner course code: PS 4205
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2013-12-21
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: History of Chinese Political Systems (II)
Partner course code: PS 4577
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-08-28
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Introduction to the Politics of the Asia-Pacific
Partner course code: PS 4632
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-02-23
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Seminar on Political Economy of East Asia
Partner course code: PS 5672
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-01
UBC course: POLI 4th
Title: Seminar on the Political Economy of China
Partner course code: PS 5676
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-01
UBC course: PSYC 1st
Title: The Anatomy of Love
Partner course code: LibEdu 1096
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-05
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Methods of Psychological Experiments
Partner course code: Psy 2002
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Human Learning and Cognition
Partner course code: Psy 3003
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: Child Language Disorders
Partner course code: Psy 5113
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-08-13
UBC course: SOCI 4th
Title: Selected Readings on Contemporary Culture and Society in Taiwan
Partner course code: SOC 5004
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-22
UBC course: THTR 2nd
Title: Music and Movement of Kun Opera
Partner course code: THEA 1405
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2014-07-29
Commerce
UBC course: COHR 303
Title: Staffing Organizations
Partner course code: 74U2120
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-03-10
UBC course: COHR 402
Title: The Complexities of Leadership and Followship
Partner course code: CMBA 7083
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2014-02-24
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Organizational Behavior
Partner course code: IM 3004
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Business Analysis
Partner course code: ACC 5027
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 370
Title: Corporate Finance
Partner course code: ECON 3019
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from an Asian Perspective
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Commercial Law
Partner course code: IB 2013
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2016-06-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Risk Management and Insurance
Partner course code: Fin 3025
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-31
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Managing Global Acquisitions & Restructuring
Partner course code: IB 5063
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-27
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Global Market Management
Partner course code: MBA 5075
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-29
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Strategic Management of Technological Innovation
Partner course code: GMBA 7061
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-05-29
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Agribusiness Management
Partner course code: AGEC 7080
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-06
Forestry
UBC course: apbi 4th
Title: Biodiversity, Agriculture, and Culture of Taiwan Summer Program
Partner course code: FOREST 5028
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
Graduate Studies
UBC course: HIST 4th
Title: The Islamic Caliphate 600-1700
Partner course code: HIST 8012
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2014-12-01
Land and Food Systems
UBC course: APBI 4TH
Title: Agriculture of Taiwan
Partner course code: AniSci 5028
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
UBC course: BIOL 1st
Title: The Organisms that Changed the History (Ⅱ)
Partner course code: LibEdu 1070
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: BIOL 1st
Title: The Organisms that Changed the History (II)
Partner course code: LibEdu 1070
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-15
UBC course: BIOL 2nd
Title: What Really Bugs You
Partner course code: LibEdu 1067
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-15
UBC course: BIOL 2nd
Title: What Really Bugs You
Partner course code: LibEdu 1067
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: BIOL 2nd
Title: Plant-Animal Interactions
Partner course code: EEB 5080
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-15
UBC course: BIOL 2nd
Title: Plant-Animal Interactions
Partner course code: EEB 5080
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: apbi 4th
Title: Biodiversity, Agriculture and Culture of Taiwan
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date:
Science
UBC course: BIOL 2nd
Title: Plant-animal interactions
Partner course code: EEB 5080
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-07-20
UBC course: CPSC 3rd
Title: Machine Learning
Partner course code: EE 5184
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2017-11-20
UBC course: EOSC 3rd
Title: INTRODUCTORY COURSE OF MARINE SCIENCE
Partner course code: Ocean 5089
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-06-08
UBC Okanagan
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Physiological Psychology
Partner course code: Psy 3001
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-10-31
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Abnormal Psychology
Partner course code: Psy 3005
Language of instruction: Chinese
Evaluated date: 2015-09-16
Management
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: THE APPLICATION OF FINANCIAL MODELLING
Partner course code: FIN 3024
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-02-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Japanese Business
Partner course code: ACC 5026
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-02-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION IN BUSINESS AND IT
Partner course code: IM 5042
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-02-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: International Business Strategy
Partner course code: IB 5059
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-08-31
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: Managing Global Acquisition and Restructuring
Partner course code: IB 5063
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-02-20
UBC course: MGMT 4th
Title: INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION (|||)
Partner course code: ECON 5120
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-02-20

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program. 

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. You can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "SUMMER STUDY" option to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" option to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select the "SUMMER STUDY" option, please also include a second choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

The Go Global Fee (of $415.00) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However it may be adjusted under the following circumstances:

Not matched to summer abroad:

You are eligible to have your Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $93.25 (i.e. reduced by $321.75) if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

Withdrawals:

To withdraw from your Go Global summer abroad program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw by March 30 will have their Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $321.75 (i.e. reduced by $93.25).

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Drop-in advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Extended drop-in advising hours January 7 - 17, 2019

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
National Taiwan University
Program Dates

Summer 2018

Country
  • Taiwan (Republic of China)
Area(s) of study
AgricultureArtsAsian StudiesBiologyChinese LanguageChinese StudiesCommerceEconomicsEngineeringEntrepreneurshipFine ArtsHealth SciencesInternational RelationsLand and Food SystemsManagementPolitical ScienceScience
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • February 7, 2019