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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University: Chinese (Study Abroad)

Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Country: Taiwan

Language: Chinese (Mandarin)

School: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Dates of Program: May 05, 2024 - July 02, 2024

Program Type: Summer Study Abroad

Program Level: Year 2 , Year 3 , Year 4 ,

Classroom/Study Hours:

Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Credits offered 9 9 9
Number of Classroom Hours per week 20 20 20
Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week 15 15 15
Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week 2.5 2.5 2.5
Number of Hours of Other Activities per week 20 20 20


Textbook for Year 2 is to be determined and will be updated here as soon as possible.

Year 3 and Year 4 students will both use Transitions: An Intermediate Chinese Course, Practical Chinese Reading and Writing

Program Details

Embry-Riddle Project Global Officer (GO) is an intensive language and cultural immersion program provided to ROTC cadets with a Chinese language focus. The host institution is National Kaohsiung Normal University (NKNU) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Kaohsiung is the political, economic, and cultural center of Southern Taiwan allowing for participants to be immersed for two months with access to multiple cultural sites.

All students will be taught by both Embry Riddle faculty and local Taiwanese faculty. Classes will meet four hours each weekday in addition to tutoring and assignments required outside of the classroom. On the weekends, students will have the opportunity to participate in prearranged trips to the mountains, cultural dwellings, festivals, and museums. Students will be housed in double occupancy hotel rooms within walking distance of the NKNU campus.

  • Year Two Prerequisites: A minimum of one year of college level Chinese completed by May 2024
  • Year Three Prerequisites: A minimum of two years of college level Chinese courses or proficient Chinese language heritage students.
    • Year three students will reach a minimum of ILR Level 1+
  • Year Four Prerequisites: A minimum of three years of college level Chinese courses or proficient Chinese language heritage students
    • Year four students will reach a minimum of ILR Level 2

Program Website: ERAU Project GO

Application Deadline: January 18, 2024

Separate application?: No, a separate application is not needed.

How to Apply:

All applicants MUST use the Project GO central application system to apply. Fill out the Project GO national online application by clicking the 'Apply Now' button at the top of this page and submit your transcripts and letters of recommendation from your commanding officer and Chinese language instructor.

All Project GO programs provide scholarships that include funding for:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Student lodging (double-occupancy)
  • Meal stipend
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Textbooks
  • Insurance
  • Visa

The following costs will not be included in Project GO funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.

Program Images:

Name: Gabriela Giraldo

Email Address: [email protected]

Phone: 386-323-8133

Thank you very much.