The Yenching Academy offers a global group of students the opportunity to pursue a one-year Master of China Studies degree at a residential college within China's Peking University. Approximately 70% of students come from outside of China. The interdisciplinary degree program provides "a diverse group of exceptional international and Chinese students with knowledge of China they will need to fulfill their potential as global citizens and leaders." The program offers six concentration areas. Classes will be offered in English and Chinese. International students can study for their degree in English-taught courses while pursuing a Chinese language study.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Candidates to the Yenching Academy must hold a bachelor's degree by the start of the program.
Preference is given to those 25 years old or younger (or 27 years old or younger for students from countries with mandatory military service) by the start of the program.
Candidates can be any nationality. Students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan need to apply through both the Peking University Graduate Admissions website and the Yenching Academy online admissions portal.
Candidates can be from any academic field.