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Providence University
Exchange Program Information Sheet

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Latest update: 2017/02/14

 

1. General Information:

Name of
your
university

Providence University

Location/
Address

http://www.pu.edu.tw/  (Open new window)

Location/
Address

200, Section 7, Taiwan Boulevard, Taichung 43301,Taiwan

Language
of
instruction

Chinese/English/Japanese

Brief
introduction

Providence University is the direct result of eastern and western collaboration. Throughout its history of rapid growth,it has valued other cultures and welcomed students from all over the world while preserving its own Taiwanese heritage. It is committed to the promotion of Mandarin Chinese language and Taiwanese culture, wider and greater academic international opportunities for students, and the internationalization of the campus.

 

 

2.Requirements

GPA

Based on each school's internal requirements

Language
proficiency
test score
( e.g.
TOEFL,
JLPT, HSK

PU provides English and Chinese taught courses as well as a handfill of Japanese
taught courses. Students are required to evaluate then language proficiency by home
university prior to taking the Exchange program.

VISA

All exchange students need to apply VISA.
1. Visitor VISA (if exchange for one semester)
2. Residence VISA (if exchange over one semester)
For more information about applying visa outside of Taiwan:

http//www.oia.pu.edu.tw/ehtml/f01.php  (Open new window)

Insurance

Please purchase accidental insurance upon arrival with the assistance of the
coordinator in OIA.
The insurance fee is 10 USD/ per semester in average. Students are advised to
purchase medical insurance at home country and make sure the policy terms are
applicable in Taiwan.

 

 

3. Application Information:

Application deadline

Semester 1 (Fall Semester)

Semester 2 (Spring Semester)

Jun. 1

Dec. 1

Website for application (online application)

http://alcat.pu.edu.tw/oia_incoming/index.php  (Open new window)
Please select Exchange Program

Note: Applicants must submit online application first and then deliver the required documents before deadline.

Required documents (please check all the documents required)

1.An application form (Print your online application form after filling in)

2.An official home university transcript

3.One copy of health certificate from a hospital dated within 3 months prior to the date of application.

(1)Exchange for one semester, please include proof of positive rubella antibody titers or rubella vaccination certificates, and examination result of Chest X-Ray (or a Tuberculosis blood test).

(2)Exchange for one year (two semesters), please include required items in lhe following link.

http://www.oia.pu.edu.tw/download/2016/Health%20Certificate%20for%20Residence%20Application.pdf

(Open new window)

4.A photocopy of the ID page of your passport

5.Three passport-size photographs (one is pasted on the application form) note: photo spec.

(1)made in recent 6 months
(2)no hat is worn
(3)white background
(4)color photo w'ithout modification or being specially processed. On the back of the photo, please write dow'n your name

6.Study plan (please include your major, explain academic goals for studying abroad and why you clioosJ exchange program in Providence University.)

7.Financial Statement (at least 2,000 USD, with stamp or signature from banks)

 

 

4. Semester Dates:
Item

Semester 1 (Fall Semester)

Semester 2 (Spring Semester)

Registration

June 1

Dec. 1

Orientation

Early Sept

Early Feb

First day of semester

Mid Sept

Mid Feb

Last day of semester

Mid Jan

Mid June

Note: The semester dates are general reference and subject to change due to Chinese New Year Holidays.

 

5. Housing Options:

Type of housing (e.g- Dormitory, Apartment)

Ty pe 1 (Schultz Hall and Bosco Hall)

Type 2
(Jin-Yi Dorm)

Type 3
House Renting (Off campus)

General

Female exchange students will be assigned to Schultz Hall. Males are varied, either in Bosco Hall or Jin-Yi Dorm.

Students are free to choose renting house (Type 3) by informing us in advance.

Website

http://www.oia.pu.edu.tw/ehtml/f02.php 

(Open new window)

Please contact OIA.

Housing application deadline

Together with your online application

varies

Move-in date

Early Sept,'Feb

varies

Cost

US$320-420/per semester (NOT include air conditioning fee)

USS460/per semester (NOT include electricity fee)

USS600/per semester

Deposit (refundable)

20USD

varies

Type of
rooms

2-people, 3-people or
4-people room

4-people room

varies

Method oi payment

Cash upon campus

Cash upon campus

Cash

Note
1.PU dorm observes curfew at midnight. Students must return to the dorm before!2.00am.
2.Students who cancel the dorm application after applying will be required to pay the full amount of one-semester dorm fee.

 

 

 

6.Academic Options:

Option
1

1.Chinese language course for 10 hours per week (10 credits)
2.Regular courses for 11 credits

English taught courses:http//www.oia.pu.edu.tw/ehtml/b02.php  (Open new window)

Japanese taught courses:http:   //www.oia.pu.edu.tw/ehtml/b02.php  (Open new window)

Chinese language courses information::http:   //www.clec.pu.edu.tw/default.aspx 

(Open new window)

Search engine for other courses:

http://alcat.pu.edu.tw/2011courseAbstract/main.php?lang=en  (Open new window)

Option
2:

1.Chinese language courses for 20 hours per week (20 credits)
2.Cultural courses for 3 hours per week (3 credits)

Option
3:

Students can choose any regular courses from any faculties for 21 credits

Note:
1.Transcripts will be provided for these options.
2.For non-exchange students, only option 2 is available. The tuition is USD SI,800.
3.Taking extra credit beyond the maximum number is possible for 1500NTD each credit.

 

7.Airport pickuphttp://alcat.pu.edu.tw/2011oiaAAP/   (Open new window)

Please apply online. Select type: International exchange student.

 

 

8.Short-term Program

http://www.oia.pu.edu.tw/ehtml/b07.php   (Open new wind ow)

 

 

9.Fees:

Student’s Insurance Fee

$ 35 USD

Facility’s Maintain Fee

$ 10 USD

Program Fee

$ 86USD/per semester

Please submit the following fees in the first week of the exchange semester at Providence University.

Fee

Books

Depends on the class
(For Mandarin Class each book costs around S20USD)

Internet

Approx. 14USD per semester

 

 

10. Optional Fees

Gym (including weigh & fitness room)

Approx. S25 USD (For a semester)
Approx. S25 USD (For a year)

Swimming Pool

Approx. $3 USD (For a semester) Approx. S5 USD (For a year)