25+ REASONS TO
Why should you choose IDAS/IMAS?
- Flexible curriculum to maximize student interests
- Interdisciplinary approach with four tracks
- Participation from top faculty in international relations, communications, political science, economics, sociology, public administration, anthropology
- Faculty competent in local and international perspectives
- All courses taught in English
- Opportunities for studying abroad (NCCU has more than 360 partner universities)
- Balance of area studies and research skills for Ph.D. students
- Prepares students for leadership
- Opportunities for international conference attendance
- Opportunities for writing papers and getting published
- Scholarship and financial aid opportunities available.
Why should you choose NCCU?
- Strength in social sciences, business, law, communication, language, education.
- NCCU is one of Asia’s top social sciences universities, with 4-star QS rating
- About 16,000 students
- About 1,000 international students
- Dedicated English-language support staff
- Nearly 70% of the faculty with Ph.D.s from the U.S. or Europe
- New international student I-house
- Committed to internationalization
- Located just 15 minutes from Taipei, yet in a mountain setting
- Top rated language center for learning Mandarin
- Affordable tuition and cost of living
- Taiwan Scholarship covers all or most of your tuition & living expenses
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- Located in the heart of Asia
Why should you choose Taiwan?
- Located in center of Asia-Pacific region — easy to travel around Asia
- An open society in which students can easily blend with friendly local people
- Taiwan is a modern and advanced country
- Taiwan provides an authentic, traditional Chinese culture
- Many things to do in Taipei and Taiwan
- Taiwan and Taipei have excellent personal safety records
- Taiwan is democratic
- Excellent health care and other services