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Why choose the LSE-PKU Summer School

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Students came from all around the world, it was one of the most diverse groups I have ever experienced. At the same time, all these people shared the passion and the curiosity of studying China in China.
Micha Panagiotidi, LSE, England
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Study one of our unique courses

LSE and Peking University are two of the world’s leading institutions for teaching and research and are ranked 25th and 27th globally by Times Higher Education for 2018. The programme boasts an outstanding faculty from LSE and PKU. We have 14 innovative courses to choose from.

Mix with students and professionals from all over the world

In 2017, the LSE-PKU Summer School was attended by 274 participants from 38 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, a quarter of whom were graduate professionals from different industries, governments and NGOs. Read what our students have to say about the LSE-PKU Summer School.

Class 2017 16.9Photo: LSE-PKU Summer School Class of 2017

Explore one of the world's most exciting cities

Beijing is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in Asia, providing a fascinating base from which to learn more about China's economy, politics and social policies. Nowhere else is the contrast between old and new quite so dramatic.

Temple Gaia Ginevra 16.9Photo: Exploring Beijing, Gaia Ginevra, The University of Manchester, UK