The Yenching Academy of Peking University introduces its eighth cohort: 125 outstanding young Scholars who will enroll in the interdisciplinary China Studies Master's program this September. The Scholars hail from 27 countries and regions; 97 international students will come together with 28 Chinese students. Through coursework, independent research, and field studies, they will examine China’s past, present and future, with particular emphasis on China’s development and role in the world. The incoming Scholars have attended 104 universities, the most represented including the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Sciences Po Paris, Harvard University, University College London (UCL) and Peking University.
The Yenching Academy of Peking University was established in 2014 with the goal of pushing academic study of China beyond the boundaries of traditionally defined Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines through a specially designed, English-taught Master’s program. Students from its first seven cohorts hail from a total of 82 different countries and regions.
2023 recruitment cycle for international, Chinese Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan candidates will be open from mid-August to December 2022. For detailed information, please visit our official website.