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Study Abroad in Asia

American Councils offers intensive language immersion and area studies programs in Indonesia and Taiwan.

Programs in Asia

Indonesian Overseas Program (IOP)

Indonesian Overseas Program (IOP)IOP is an intensive semester- or academic year-long overseas immersion program offering students the opportunity to gain new cultural knowledge and language competency while experiencing the vibrant everyday life and rich traditions of Indonesia. The program serves students at all proficiency levels of Indonesian and features homestays, regular excursions and cultural activities, and conversation partners. Learn More →

Taiwan Intensive Summer Language Program

This immersive language program enables dedicated students of Mandarin Chinese to complete a year's worth of academic study in only eight weeks. The program is designed for students with 1-3 years of university-level Chinese or the equivalent, and is hosted by the Chinese Language Center at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan. Learn More →

Tradition and Modernity in Taiwan Program (TMT)

This four-week program provides students with an immersive introduction to Mandarin Chinese and hands-on coursework in the history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues of one of Asia's most vibrant democracies. Participants explore the unique ways Taiwan has responded to challenges all modern societies face while gaining a better understanding of an increasingly important region of the world. Learn More →

Customized & Faculty-Led Programs

In addition to administering its own high-quality overseas programs, American Councils offers a wide range of services to support customized and faculty-led programs for U.S. institutions of higher education. With a network of over 35 overseas offices and 400 host-country nationals and expatriate staff members around the globe, American Councils is well-equipped to help design an overseas program for your students. Learn More →

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