More Credits. More Options.

Academic courses with PKU credits are offered for undergraduates, graduates, and working professionals. A variety of course credits, subjects and durations are available to choose.

Academic courses are 3 credits bearing (equaling 46-48 PKU credit hours) and 2 credits bearing (equaling 30-32 PKU credit hours). Chinese Language Course of 1.5 credit is part of the program and is optional for students who want to get a grasp of mandarin Chinese or polish up the related language skills.

General Courses:For undergraduates who wish to have an in-depth understanding of China and the World

Advanced Courses:For upper undergraduates and graduate students who aspire to pursue further academic training and achievements

Frontier Courses:For students who aim to deep dive in the latest scientific and technological developments in the fields

*Applicants can choose their courses from ONE of the above course modules, and therefore will not be able to choose courses from the other two course modules.

Session A:July 2-13  Session B:July 16-27  Session A&B:July 2-27

Current course 2018

  • Course Name Instructor Credit Field Class Time Syllabus Note
    The Rise of China and Change in World Politics  XU Xin 3 International & Regional Studies Politics, Law & Public Policy Mon 13:00-15:00 Tue 10:00-12:00 Wed 09:00-12:00 Fri 15:00-18:00 Fieldtrips on 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays 09:00-12:00 Download
    China’s Original International Strategy: the Belt and Road Initiatives  ZHAI Kun 2 International & Regional Studies Politics, Law & Public Policy Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Download
    Introduction to Chinese Economy  QIN Xuezheng 2 Economics & Business Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Download
    International Human Resource Management: West, East, and the Emerging Markets  YANG Nini 2 Economics & Business Classes start from 2nd week Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Fri 1500-1800 Download
    Transition and Public Policy in China  LI Yongjun 2 Politics, Law & Public Policy Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Download
    Classical Chinese Poetry  MEI Shenyou 2 Humanities & Cultures Tue 10:00-12:00 Wed 09:00-12:00 Fri 09:00-12:00 Download
    Chinese Folklore and Culture  WANG Juan 2 Humanities & Cultures Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Download
    Modern Chinese Fiction through Film  MA Naiqiang 2 Humanities & Cultures Mon 09:00-12:00 Tue 08:00-10:00 Thu 15:00-18:00 Download
    Chinese Traditional Identity and Its Transformation after 1949  SUN Feiyu 2 Humanities & Cultures Mon 09:00-12:00 Tue 08:00-10:00 Thu 15:00-18:00 Download
    Culture, Behavior and Brain  HAN Shihui 2 Cross-disciplinary Studies Mon 09:00-12:00 Tue 08:00-10:00 Thu 15:00-18:00 Download
    Chinese Traditional Body Exercise, Diet and Health Preservation  WANG Dongmin 2 Cross-disciplinary Studies Mon 09:00-12:00 Tue 08:00-10:00 Thu 15:00-18:00 Download