2024 Tsinghua Global Youth Dialogue

Overview

The 2ndTsinghua Global YouthDialogue will be held from August 19thto 30th, 2024. Thisyear’s event, themed “Harmony and Unity for the Great Common Good”, will include a combination of deep dive and dialogue. Over one hundred outstanding international youth leaders from more than 30 countries will engage deeply with various parts of China 12 days to discuss global issues and explore new paths for global youth cooperation. The youth leaders will first gather in China’s financial hub of Shanghai, then break out into separate cohorts and deep dive into provinces and autonomous regions including Zhejiang, Guizhou and Inner Mongolia, before they regroup in Beijing. During their last stop in Beijing, the youth leaders will participate in a series of exchange and dialogue activities on and off the Tsinghua campus and share their takeaways in the closing forum hosted by Tsinghua University.

 

Itinerary

8/19 – 8/22 Shanghai

8/22 – 8/26 Deep Dives(Zhejiang, Guizhou, Inner Mongolia)

8/26 – 8/30 Beijing



Application

Application closing date:
15 June 2024

Application criteria:
·You must be enrolled as an undergraduate or postgraduate student at a college or university
·You must be eligible to obtain a visa for China
·You cannot have previous experience studying at Tsinghua University

Application link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPOsfmmMjGtz47O3_L3jW_MgDTTXfTrvI0iV_yYIJJFSDvMg/viewform?usp=pp_url



Shanghai

Night Scenery of Shanghai

  • Open City: Visit the Tesla Factory in Shanghai and Zhangjiang Talent Port

  • City Brain: Tour the Pudong New Area Urban Operations Comprehensive Management Center

  • Campus Dialogue: Engage with students and faculty at Fudan University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • Innovation Hub: Explore leading tech companies such as JD Logistics and China High-Speed Rail, participate in the NPC Experience Day, visit the New Open Bank Headquarters, and enjoy a city walk


Deep Dives

Team1:Zhejiang

Hangzhou West Lake

  • Tech Tour: Discover advancements at the Tsinghua Yangtze River Delta Research Institute and Alibaba Global Headquarters

  • Heritage Exploration: Visit Yucun Village in Anji, ancient villages in Quzhou, the Liangzhu Museum, the Version Museum, and the Doolittle Raid Memorial Hall

  • Campus Dialogue: Participate in a youth exchange program at Zhejiang University


Team2: Guizhou

Guizhou Terraced Fields

  • Scientific Integration: Explore the Rongjiang County E-commerce Industrial Park and the Guizhou Big Data Center

  • Cultural Exchange: Experience the traditions of the Dong villages, attend the Village Super League, and witness the China-ASEAN Youth "Village Super League" Friendship Match

  • Campus Dialogue: Join the China-ASEAN Youth Dialogue at Guizhou University


Team3: Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia Grassland

  • Tech Exchange: Visit the Mengsu (Mongolia-Suzhou) Economic Development Zone Zero Carbon Industrial Park, the Ordos Modern Cashmere Industrial Park, the Modern Coal Chemical Innovation Technology Pilot Base, and the Ordos Laboratory

  • Cultural Enrichment: Explore the Ulan Mulun Lake Square, the Salawusu Site Museum, the Yin Keng Tar Desert Control Project, and attend a performance of the National Intangible Cultural Heritage Program Ordos Wedding

  • Youth Exchange: Participate in an exchange symposium with youth representatives from Ordos


Beijing

Tsinghua Global Youth Dialogue

Following the Deep Dives,delegateswill return to Tsinghua University in Beijing to explore more of China’s capital city and take part in the annual TGYD Forum. This event attracts university students from around the world to come together to share experiences and discuss challenges ranging from climate change, AI governance, international cooperation, and global health, with the goal of enhancing collaboration and mutual understanding.

Beijing Urban Landscape

The Old Gate of Tsinghua University

  • Exchange Dialogue:Attend the Global Youth Campus Dialogue, and join a symposium with CEOs of multinational enterprises

  • Cultural Experience: Enjoy performances at the National Grand Theater, tour the Forbidden City, and visit the Ice Ribbon

  • Campus Visit: Explore the Tsinghua University campus and laboratories, engage in a symposium with youth school leaders, participate in the Tsinghua GlobalYouth Dialogue, enjoy the Sports and Aesthetic Education Carnival


Costs

All on-the-ground costs in China are fully funded by TGYD. The cost of traveling to and from China is borne by the participants themselves.


FAQs

How long will the program last?

·12 days

Do I need a visa for China?

·Some recipients will require a 'visit' visa for China. The TGYD committee will provide the letter of invitation necessary to obtain the visa. Please refer to the official information of Chinese embassies and consulates abroad for visa application.

What are the costs associated with the program?

·All on the ground costs (food, accommodation, domestic flights etc.) in China are covered by Tsinghua University.