(Last Updated On: September 9, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeCNTW1
SAO Programme TypeG1*
Programme Period6 to 24 July 2020
UM Application Deadline21 February 2020
QuotaNo Limit
Responsible StaffEsther Lam (estherlam@um.edu.mo)
CoursesArts: Choose Beginner Mandarin Course (lectured in English) or Metal Art Craftsmanship (lectured in Chinese)
Engineering: AI professional Course
AI Seminars
Company Visits
Cultural Workshops
Cultural Trips: 2-3 complimentary trips (if weather permits)
Programme FeeProgramme Fee
Application: USD 300
Programme Fee: USD1,300 (Partner rate)
Accommodation: USD 400
English RequirementNo specific requirement
Other Requirement
RemarksAdditional USD 330 (NTD 1,000) Visa processing fee (入臺證) required for students holding mainland China passport.

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience : 3

Visa Application
– Procedure of the application: 3
– The length of the application: 3
– The attitude of the staff in consulate/embassy: 3

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 3
– Payment of programme fee: 3
– Course arrangement: 2
– Airport pick up service: 2
– Buddies: N/L
– The entertainment of extra activities: 2
The courses are arranged only on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, so we have enough time to travel all around Taiwan. This is a relatively flexible programme and the course is not very difficult.

Accommodation (Dormitory)
– The price: 2
– The location: 3
– The cleanliness: 2
– The Facilities: 2
– The attitude of staff: 3
“The dormitory is old and a little bit poor and we need to buy new beddings. The worst thing is that there is no Wifi in the dormitory and I need to buy cable network to set up the internet by myself.”

– The price: 3
– The taste: 3