Reasons to Study Here

Studying in one of our Asia-Pacific studies programs means that you, as a student and future researcher based in the Heart of Asia, will gain a unique perspective on the region from Taipei, Taiwan.

At National Chengchi University, the classrooms are only a supportive element while the staff and students are involved in a variety of activities inside the University and outside as well.

The College of Social Sciences provides a collection of academic assets to support the educational goals of our high-standard programs. With a vast, interdisciplinary faculty, multiple research centers, and several postgraduate programs, the International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) and the International Master’s Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IMAS) have an unrivaled pool of resources at their disposal.

Our Programs

Flexible curriculum to maximize student interests
Personalized study plan with four concentration tracks
Internationally competent faculty
Study-abroad exchange programs with 350+ partner universities
Balanced area studies and research skills for Ph.D. students
Leadership and decision-making oriented education
Interdisciplinary top faculty
International conference attendance opportunities
100% English-taught courses
Paper publishing opportunities
Scholarship and financial aid available

National Chengchi University

One of Asia’s top social sciences universities, with 4-star QS rating
Top university business, law, communication, language, and education
A large student body of about 16,000 students
A diverse student body with more than 1,000 international students
Dedicated English-language support staff
70% of the faculty have Ph.D.s from U.S. or Europe universities
Modern and accessible international student housing
Strong commitment to internationalization
Located 15 minutes from Taipei’s city center in a natural landscape
Top-rated language Mandarin language learning center
Affordable tuition and cost of living
Taiwan Scholarship covers partially your tuition and living expenses
Located in the Heart of Asia


Located in the center of the Asia-Pacific region.
Open society and ease of integration
Excellent personal safety records.
Friendly local people.
Modern and advanced country.
Authentic and traditional Chinese culture.
Beautiful natural landscapes and domestic tourism.
Democratic and law-abiding society.
Universal healthcare and excellent public services.