The Shih Chien University Summer China Program (“USC SCP”) is dedicated to providing world-class higher education in Taiwan. 

The Summer China Program allows students to take general education courses or Asian language and studies and enjoy a packed calendar of social, cultural, and business development programs. USC gives students a packed social calendar of culture events. Students will find Asian traditions and culture intriguing and entertaining, as well as a valuable resource in coming to understand Asia and its people. 

Field of Study

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality

More information can be found on the host program website.

Credit Equivalent 

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 6 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact Summer China Program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the SCP entry requirements. Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 4.5.

This is a competitive program and places are limited. An application does not guarantee participation.

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The tuition fee is approximately $4,158 - $5,688 AUD depending on the number of courses chosen. Tuition discounts may be available if your application is submitted by the early application deadlines. More information regarding fees can be found on the host program website. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Scholarships and Funding

Full-tuition scholarships are available to 2 domestic (Australian Citizen) students. 

Students are required to cover costs associated with visa, insurance, flights and accommodation spending money. The awardees for these scholarships will be determined/confirmed by the Global Experiences Team once all applications have been received and after the final deadline. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is not included in the program. More information regarding accommodation please contact the program provider directly. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: 28 May 2020

Program Dates

Start: 25 June 2020
End: 19 July 2020

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​