Yenching Academy of Peking University Introducing the 2020 Cohort of Yenching Scholars

The Yenching Academy of Peking University introduces its sixth cohort: 94 outstanding young scholars who will enroll in the interdisciplinary Master’s in China Studies program this September. The scholars hail from 30 countries and regions; 69 international students will come together with 25 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 81 universities, the most represented including Peking University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Harvard University, and Columbia 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 five cohorts hail from a total of 77 different countries and regions.

Recruitment for international, China – Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan candidates will be opened from August 15 to December 4, 2020. For detailed information, please visit our official website.

Photos by Yichen Jia

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