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No, all participants will travel from Purdue to Taipei (and back) together.

ChinaTrust Hotel at Hsin Tien.

No, unless you prefer having one.

It depends on your nationality. No visa is needed, if you have a U.S. passport valid for at least six months from the date of entry into Taiwan. Citizens of the following countries can also enter Taiwan without a visa: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., Czech Republic, Poland, Slovak, Slovenia, Hungary, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia and Japan. Citizens of India, Indonesia, Philippine, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible for Visa-exempt entry if they are permanent residents of U.S.A. or Canada. Please visit the Web site of TECO-Chicago for the updated information.

If you need to obtain a visa, please read the instruction at the Web site of TECO-Chicago and download the form. You also need an official letter from Adrienne Albrecht as a support document.

If you use a Chinese (PRC) passport, a special travel document (出入境證) is required. Please talk to Adrienne Albrecht as soon as possible.  The deadline is November 15th for completing the application for the travel document.  It normally takes one month to process the application.

No, financial aid cannot be used for this program.

You will be covered by the Purdue study abroad insurance.

Generally not. Refer to the Centers for Disease Control website.