Creating an EMI Program in International Finance and Business Management

  • Min-Yu LiEmail author
  • Tsung-Che Wu
Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED, volume 8)


The emphasis of internationalization in Taiwan’s higher education reflected in an increase of the number of EMI programs. It is believed that well-designed EMI programs can attract more international students and thus help universities create international contexts on campus. Moreover, domestic students are believed to enhance their overall English proficiencies, and promote their international mobility, when studying together with international students. This chapter presents a case of an EMI program in the field of international finance and business management in a private tertiary educational institution in southern Taiwan. The background, the motivation for, and the structure of this EMI program are presented and elaborated. The students’ and faculty members’ attitudes, experience, and perceptions toward the program were surveyed using an open-ended questionnaire. The results are reported, and the implications for EMI program implementation at the tertiary level are discussed.


Faculty Member International Student English Proficiency Curriculum Design Presentation Skill 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of International BusinessChang Jung Christian UniversityTainanTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Banking and FinanceNational Chiayi UniversityChiayiTaiwan

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