About Sichuan University
National Central University, NCU, is located in Jhongli, Taoyuan, Taiwan and has 13,000 students enrolled. NCU has 22 undergraduate programs and 50 graduate programs,9 researc centers and 8 colleges. NCU has become a leading uniersity and is the one of the members of the University System of Taiwan (UST) . The university is ranked 411-420 in the world by QS and top 500+ by Times Higher Education (THE) in 2016. The NCU campus is located at the Northern Taiwan, 50 km away from Taipei and 20 km away from the Taoyuan International Airport.The NCU campus offers laboratories, research center, lecture halls, dormitories, cafeterias and other facilities. NCU has 16 student dormitories with more than 1,900 rooms. There are diefferent classes offered in English in Science and Humanities and also many Mandarin language classes for the student who wishes to improve their Chinese language skills. The courses offered in English can be found at http://oia.ncu.edu.tw/index.php/en/courses-taught-in-english.html. NCU gives importance to research studies and they define their research fileds as "Energy and Environment", "Complex systems", "Optics and Opto-electronics" and "Applied Informatics". - Times Higher Education: 351-400 - QS World Ranking #411-420 - U.S. News & World Report: 4th in Taiwan - Google Scholar Citations: 3rd in Taiwan
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