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Tsinghua University study trip

Beijing summer programme (CURRENTLY PENDING DUE TO COVID-19)

This programme is organised jointly by the Confucius Institute for Business at LSE, Tsinghua University and Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) with the aim of enabling professionals from London to better engage with modern China from a business perspective.

Programme summary

The programme has limited places and will run from 1 – 12 July 2019 (inclusive) at Tsinghua University, Beijing. Participants will take part in a series of tailor-made intensive Chinese language programmes, including language learning, field trips and culture talks and networking events. The programme is designed by the Tsinghua University International Chinese Language & Culture Center (ICLCC) and provides a great opportunity to experience the real China at one of the world’s best universities!

Please note: this programme is not available in 2020. 

Proposed schedule

Please click here for 2018 schedule as an indication of this year's programme.

Programme components




29 April – 5 June 2019

Decision and confirmation to successful applicants

20 May - 7 June 2019

Tsinghua University study trip

1 - 12 July 2019


Successful applicants will be granted a scholarship which covers their tuition fees, cultural excursions, on-campus meals and part of the accommodation cost. Below is an indication of what you will need to budget.

Fees to be made to CIBL:

  • Tuition fee and cultural excursions - £500

  • Administration fee -  £60

  • Internet fee for 2 weeks on campus - £20

  • Accommodation - £600

Additional fees to be made individually:

  • Flights

  • Visa application fee

  • Insurance

  • Personal expenses

  • Accommodation fee - £600 (if you choose our arranged accommodation)

Application process


To apply to join the programme, please email with a copy of your CV.

Selection results

The applicant will be informed whether his/her application has been successful or if he/she has been placed on the waiting list following consideration by the CIBL Selection Committee.

Confirmation and payment

Successful applicants are asked to do the following within 7 days:

  • Confirm attendance on the programme

  • Make payment of all relevant fees

Terms and conditions

If you choose to participate in Tsinghua University Study Trip, you are agreeing to the Programme Terms and Conditions as set out by the Confucius Institute for Business London, CIBL.