Tsinghua Global Summer School 2020

Program Introduction
The Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) 2020 online application system was closed at 12:00 noon on July 16, 2020 (Beijing time) due to the high volume of applications received.  If you have question about the program, please contact experiencing-china@tsinghua.edu.cn for more information.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought immense uncertainty and challenges to our world of today, causing major disruptions to the economy, international relations, society, public health, technological development and education. In responding to and learning from these challenges, Tsinghua's first ever virtual summer school, Toward a Post-Pandemic World, offers global leaders of tomorrow a unique interdisciplinary platform to be immersed and inspired. 
Supported by 16 Tsinghua departments and institutions, this summer school is a 20-credit-hour program covering diverse topics including the economy, education, society, climate, environment and leadership. Through a tailor-made curriculum featuring both theoretical lectures and innovative and interactive cultural activities, participants will explore the interconnected challenges facing China and the world today. The program is conducted through group discussions, key lectures and seminars across multiple online platforms with English as the instructional language.
Combining Tsinghua's world-class teaching and research resources, and virtual activities touching on Chinese culture and the Tsinghua ethos, this summer school aims to inspire global students to greater understand the challenges faced by post-pandemic world, gain deeper perspectives and awareness through a 'Glocal' mindset, and enhance cross-cultural communication and interdisciplinary skills.
Participants are expected to develop skills fundamental to global leadership, including in-depth problem analysis and exploration, presentation and expression, cross-cultural communication, and teamwork skills. 
Host Department
Office of International Affairs
Who can apply?
Doctoral Students
Start Date
End Date
Eligible students accepted by the program will receive a full scholarship which covers all the tuition fees and related administrative costs.
Basic Requirements
Eligible applicants should fulfil the following criteria: 
1.Foreign nationals and Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan students currently attending college/university;
2.Reasonable command of the English language.
Supporting Documents
1.Application Form (online application)
2.Supporting documents (to be uploaded):
1)One page curriculum vitae
2)Full academic transcript
3)Passport information page
Application Procedure
1.Tsinghua's partner institutions and affiliated alliances 
The program is open to students from Tsinghua partner institutions and affiliated alliances worldwide. 
2.Eligible students are required to complete the application form along with other application materials online.
3.Tsinghua Global Summer School uses a rolling admission policy; applications are reviewed as they are received.
Application Deadline
July 15, 2020
Contact Details
Office of International Affairs