Application Deadline & Fee

Program cancelled for 2019

Program Dates


Program Details

Provides opportunity to tour Taiwan and experience the emergency services resources of this Pacific Asian country.  Students will visit fire departments, police precincts, the Police University, dispatch centers, Emergency Operations Center, fire training, fire and life safety museum, as well as attend local conferences supporting these disciplines all while learning about the Chinese culture and its' influence on these services. Taiwan is a unique country that has excelled in Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness due to their high frequency of natural disasters and limited resources due to the island isolation.

Program Sites:

  • Taipei

Anticipated Curriculum

*Students are expected to enroll in the follow course for this study abroad.



  *University Advanced Standing - 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5

Physical requirements: Walking to and from classes, at museums, at cultural and historical sites, etc. Several hours of tours, walking and climbing, or hiking in scenery, cultural and historical sites.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee covers housing, excursions, international insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes. 

Additional Estimated Costs

UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1000)
Meals (approx $500)
Discretionary spending (approx $200)
Optional excursion (approx $150)
Passport (approx $135)
All students are required to pay a non-refundable $75 application fee.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.