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2020 Biodiversity, Agriculture & Culture of Taiwan Summer Program (BACT) + Lab Research Work & Internship (LRWI)-Tentative
 
¢Lecture          Field activities/DIY/Guided tour        ¤Project Work          --------Break                 Staying outside Taipei
  Date 6/27 SAT 6/28 SUN
Duration BACT: Jun. 27 to Jul. 26, 2019 (including arrival and departure dates) 
LRWI: May 28~Jun. 27 or Jul. 26~Aug. 23, 2020 (the latter is ONLY for the three Japanese universities shown below)
 LRWI is ONLY applicable for students from UIUC, Purdue, UMD, Cornell, KyotoU, UTsukuba, UTokyo, SNU, and DonggukU (4 weeks)
Morning Pickup & Check-in Opening Ceremony and Breakfast with CIAEAE Director and NTU faculty members
Orientation
 
Application  Before March 15, 2020
Fees Identity
 
 
Non-partner university Non-partner university
(Early Bird before March 15, 2019)
Partner university of National Taiwan University Agricultural colleges from 
UIUC, Purdue, UMD, Cornell, Kyoto-U, U-Tsukuba, U-Tokyo
, SNU, and Dongguk-U
Application fee USD 300 (non-refundable)
Program fee USD 3,600 USD 3,300 USD 2,700 USD 2,200
LRWI fee --- --- --- USD 400
Total USD 3,900 USD 3,600 USD 3,000 USD 2,500 (BACT)
USD 2,900 (BACT & LRWI)
Contact Center for International Agricultural Education and Academic Exchanges (CIAEAE)
College of Bioresources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University­­­ (CBA-NTU)
Mr. Jack Chih-Hsiung HSU; Email: ntuciaeae@ntu.edu.tw  Tel: +886-2-3366-4215
Afternoon Old Taipei City Tour
 
Notes ˙Screening result and notification of acceptance: before March 31, 2020
˙BACT program fee covers course materials, program T-shirt and bag, all the accommodation, a fixed amount of electricity/water fee, three fifths of meals, transportation in Taiwan. LRWI program fee covers room fee and lab materials. Students are responsible for their own living expenses, including meals and transportation.
˙Participants are responsible for: their own transportation from the airport to the NTU dorm. When staying outside of NTU dorm (2 weeks), every two students of the same gender will share the same bed.
˙Evaluation of each application is always required before you get accepted.
Evening --------
Accomm. NTU Dorm NTU Dorm
 
¢Lecture          Field activities/DIY/Guided tour        ¤Project Work          --------Break                 Staying outside Taipei
Date 6/29 MON 6/30 TUE 7/1 WED 7/2 THU 7/3 FRI 7/4 SAT 7/5 SUN
Morning Scavenger hunt-getting to know NTU
NTU Gallery
Yeliu Geopark
 
¢The Forest of Taiwan
¢Ecology and River of Taiwan
Yangmingshan National Park
Visitor Center of 
Field Tour on Plants and Insects in Yangmingshan National Park
National Museum of Marine Science and Technology
 
ShungYe Museum of Formosan Aborigines --------
Afternoon ¢Rural Taiwan
¢Science behind Taiwanese Kitchen
 
¢Coral reefs in Taiwan: Diversity Patterns and Challenges ¢Fauna of Taiwan
 
Siaoyukeng Volcano Recreation Area Intertidal Zone Exploration
(15:11; -71 cm)
 
National Palace Museum 
Evening ¢Chinese Class
 (Internat. student)
¢Chinese Class
 (Internat. student)
¢Chinese Class
 (Internat. student)
¢Calligraphy Learning
(Internat. student)
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Accomm. NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm
 
¢Lecture          Field activities/DIY/Guided tour        ¤Project Work          --------Break                 Staying outside Taipei
Date 7/6 MON 7/7 TUE 7/8 WED 7/9 THU 7/10 FRI 7/11 SAT 7/12 SUN
Morning <Heading to Tainan> Lugang Town Rice Reaping Practice ¢PhalaenopsisProduction in Taiwan
Orchid garden
 
Taroko National Park
Taroko National Park Tourist Center
Shakadang Trail 
Baiyang Trailor  Hehuanshanhiking
Shimenshan hiking
Afternoon Taijiang National Park
AnPing Fort 
Taijiang National Park 
Gaomei Wetland
 
<Return to Taipei>
¢Science behind Taiwanese Kitchen
¢A Glance of Tea Culture and Science in Taiwan
-------- Lushui Heliu Trail Bilu Sacred Tree 
Hehuanshan Station
 
Meifeng Farm
Aboriginal Tribal Activity
Evening -------- Packing for 12-night outdoor activities -------- -------- -------- ¢Introduction to Meifeng FarmVideo Watching-The Alpine Flora  
Accomm. Dynasty Hotel NTU Dorm NTU Dorm Just Sleep Youth Activity Center Meifeng Farm, NTU Meifeng Farm, NTU
 
 
¢Lecture          Field activities/DIY/Guided tour        ¤Project Work          --------Break                 Staying outside Taipei
Date 7/13 MON 7/14 TUE 7/15 WED 7/16 THU 7/17 FRI 7/18 SAT 7/19 SUN
Morning Guided Tour on Meifeng Farm -------- Introduction to the Wood Utilization Center
Wood Utilization Practice Factory
¢Ecological Engineering
 
¢ Diversity and bioprospecting of fungal communities in Taiwan
¢Freshwater Fish in Taiwan
¤Project Work ¤Project Work 
Afternoon ¢Table waste composting and organic vegetable
Cooking DIY
Stool DIY Endemic Species Research Institute
¢Diversity of Bats in Taiwan
Specimen Center
Wildlife & Rescue Center
Sky Walk
 
¤Project Proposal ¤Project Work ¤Project Work 
Evening Nocturnal Exploration of Insects Wood Utilization Center
Ruban Lock
 
Xitou Experimental Forest
Briefing of Xitou Experimental Forest
-------- ¤Project Work ¤Project Work ¤Project Work 
Accomm. Meifeng Farm, NTU Wood Utilization Center Xitou Education Center Xitou Education Center Xitou Education Center Xitou Education Center Xitou Education Center

 
¢Lecture          Field activities/DIY/Guided tour        ¤Project Work          --------Break                 Staying outside Taipei
Date 7/20 MON 7/21 TUE 7/22 WED 7/23 THU 7/24 FRI 7/25 SAT 7/26 SUN
Morning Pheonix Tea Garden Gold Museum ¤Project Work Rice Seedlings Transplanting Practice
 
Taipei City Zoo ¤Project Work Check-out & Departure
Afternoon Agricultural Research Institute Jiufen ¤Project Work ¤Project Work ¤Project Work ¤Project Presentation
Feedback from students
Closing Ceremony
Evening ¤Project Work ¤Project Work ¤Project Work Frog Observation -------- Farewell Banquet
Accomm. NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm NTU Dorm