Taiwan, previously known as Formosa (From Portuguese
"Beautiful Island"), is an island located off the southeastern coast of mainland
China. The history of Taiwan is one of endless change, and the continuous
arrival of new cultures bringing new traditions, ideas and philosophies.
date information please visit the ISEP website
or come into the ISU Academic Programs Abroad Office.
Students are housed in 3-4 person occupancy
rooms in two residence halls on campus. There are no kitchens in the student
residences. Limited guest rooms are available on campus for an extra fee.
Married student housing is NOT available. Students are provided with a
stipend for 19 meals per week.
Admission & Preparation
The program is open to undergraduate students in good standing with
a minimum GPA of 2.75.
For priority consideration,
applications for Fall should be received before February 1, Spring before
September 1, and Summer before May 1. Rolling admissions are considered for
financial aid can be used for study abroad.Direct costs (tuition, room and board), airfare, local transportation,
and personal spending money are all included to calculate you aid package.Once your need is determined you may become eligible for additional
federal grants or loans to help cover study abroad costs.
There are also
scholarships available for studying abroad. For more information regarding the
application materials please visit the links below.
To apply for an ISEP Exchange Program a
fee of $360 is required at the time of application. This fee is non-refundable
unless ISEP is unable to place the applicant, in which case $50 of this fee is
To apply for an ISEP Direct Program
(semester and/or summer) a non-refundable application fee of $60 is due at the
time of application.In addition to
the fee, a $500 program deposit is also due at the time of application.
Students need a passport which will be valid for at least six
months beyond the last day of studies.
All students should apply
for or renew (if necessary) their U.S. (or other) passports as soon as possible.
It is the responsibility of the student to obtain the most
up-to-date information regarding Visa requirements.
All study abroad participants must fulfill the required study
abroad orientation process.
The orientations will cover administrative logistics, travel,
health, safety, conduct, housing and cultural adjustment and whenever possible
involve discussions with past participants. More information regarding the
orientation process will be emailed to students.