Open to all junior-level or higher students

Spring 2 • May 15 - June 26, 2017



  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Travel Writing
  • International Internship
  • Independent Study Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship Workshop



Tuition + $5,200 Study Abroad fee which includes airfare, airport transportation abroad, travel to other towns and cities in the Cultural Perspectives course, housing public transportation pass and insurance.







No place in Asia can match the variety of landscapes, delicious and authentic foods and cultural sites available throughout Taiwan. Within Taipei, the nation’s capital and epicenter of business, you may choose to engage in different customs and urban life, learn Chinese, pursue coursework through creative team collaboration, gain real-world working experience, or explore other unique academic interests. Best explored by MRT (Taipei Rapid Transit), Taipei YouBike and local bus system, you can visit stunning Taipei 101, mineral hot springs, night markets, Chinese Opera, and museums sharing Asia's greatest treasures. 

As an RMU student abroad you will spend 6 weeks with16 credits learning about Asia (Japan and Taiwan) – mainly in Tokyo and Taipei cities, the Asian culture and business in the global market. This program includes a one-week visit in Japan, a two-week intensive Design-Centric Business Model workshop and competition, and a three-week external internship in local Taiwan corporates.


Study Abroad Requirements:

  • Completion of 5 quarters (or equivalent transfer credits) prior to departure. 
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Reference from student's academic advisor
  • Completed FAFSA, SIGNED financial aid plan and a $0 financial-aid balance by February 15, 2017
  • $300 deposit*

The cost to study abroad is tuition plus the study abroad fee. The study abroad includes: Round-trip airfare from Chicago, airport transfers at destination, housing, insurance, and travel in the Cultural Perspectives course. A $300 deposit is required at the time of application. It is returned in the form of a credit to the applicant's account if they are NOT accepted not the program. If accepted, it is credited upon return, if there are no housing damages, flight changes, or any expenses incurred by the student due to negligence. All programs are subject to cancellation in the case of low enrollment.

*Dates may fluctuate by one or two days depending on availability. 



“The group collaboration and project development with students from different countries, provided insight into similarities and differences between each country. This experience allows me to develop and grow in different traits, like collaboration, patience, understanding, and creative processes.”


Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.