The top of a decoratively carved building with lanterns in the foreground

At Middlebury in Taiwan, students adhere to the Middlebury Language Pledge®, a commitment to speaking Mandarin Chinese for the duration of the program. 


Kaohsiung is known as Taiwan’s Harbor Capital and is located on the island’s southwest coast, sitting at the intersection of the mountains and the sea. Both the downtown and major port have gone through recent revitalizations, and the city now boasts cultural and artistic venues, Taiwan’s biggest night market, and pleasant weather throughout the year.