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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/15/2019 03/16/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Miner, Shannon Program Director: Chang, Morris
Cumulative GPA: 2.8 Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Host Country Language: Chinese Online Course Catalog Available: Yes
Sponsor: Iowa State ISU Course: EXPRO
Program Type: Exchange
Program Description:

Tatung University
Taipei, Taiwan


Academic Program

Tatung University was established in 1956 and is currently composed of 3 colleges, including Engineering, Electrical and Information Engineering, and Management and Design. It has 10 departments, 12 master’s programs, and 

11 Ph.D. programs. There are currently just over 4,000 students attending Tatung University.


The education-industry cooperation between Tatung University and diversified renowned companies gives every student opportunities to integrate theories and practices. Tatung Company provides students with ongoing internship opportunities that are also available to Iowa State students.

Students should have completed their sophomore year prior to studying on the semeser option at Tatung. 

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Information on the Summer Program course can be found at the bottom of this page.


City Information

Taipei City has a population of 2.63 million and is the capital of Republic of China (Taiwan). It is the political, economic, and cultural center of Taiwan. Taipei is part of a major industrial area. Railways, high speed rail, highways, airports, and bus lines connect Taipei with all parts of the island.
Taipei is known for its night markets which typically feature individual stalls selling a mixture of food, clothing, and consumer goods. Xinyi District is popular for its many entertainment and shopping venues. Along with a vast amount of city entertainment, Taipei also features an extensive system of parks, green spaces, and nature preserves.



Housing Information

The The-Hui Dormitory is a 14-story building, with 10 floors above and 4 floors underground. It provides safe and comfortable accommodations.




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Program Fee

This is an exchange program. Students will pay their normal Iowa State University tuition and fees.

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Taipei 1

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Summer Program Course in Green Energy (3 credits)

Topics covered:
Nanomaterials for energy applications (I)
Nanomaterials for energy applications (II)
Semiconductors for energy applications
Photocatalysis for hydrogen production
Solar Energy and Solar Cells
Dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) fabrication
Introduction of fuel cells
Oxide materials for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)
Design and application of SOFC
Energy storage
Rechargeable  batteries
Flow cells
Bio-fuel:Fermentation principle and practice (I)
Bio-fuel:Fermentation principle and practice (II)
Bio-fuel: From starch to alcohol (III)
Advanced metering infrastructure
Smart meter
Smart grid