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LSE-PKU Summer School

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Beijing 10-21 August 2015

Explore important issues relevant to contemporary China with world-class academics from LSE and Peking University. Over two weeks, participants undertake an in-depth examination of new and exciting approaches to the immportant issues facing China (and the world) today, across a range of subjects including law, finance, economics, management, geography and politics. 
New courses| for 2015 include big data, the media and NGOs.

Why attend the LSE-PKU Summer School?

Here are the top 5 reasons our previous participants have rated the LSE-PKU Summer School so highly:

  1. The LSE-PKU Summer School provides a unique opportunity to learn about China, from within China, but with a truly international perspective.
  2. The programme is taught in English by outstanding faculty from LSE and Peking University -  two of the world’s leading institutions for teaching and research.
  3. The diversity of attendees - in 2014, the LSE-PKU Summer School was attended by 285 participants from more than 44 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, around one third of whom were graduate professionals from different industries, governments and NGOs. This enriches class discussions, social events and networking opportunities.
  4. Doing something different makes a huge difference to academic and professional career prospects; our participants like to stand out from the crowd as future leaders in their fields.
  5. The location - Beijing is one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the world, providing a fascinating base from which to learn more about China's economy, politics and social policies.

Want to know more?

Browse through our webpages, follow us on Facebook| or Twitter|, or read our brochure| for further information about the LSE-PKU Summer School. And for those who already know that they want to be a part of this unique and thought-provoking programme, please apply here|.