1. Program Profile
This program funds overseas outstanding doctoral students registered in foreign universities coming to China for study, research and writing of their doctoral dissertations, for one semester or no more than two academic years.
2. Eligibility for Applicants
Officially registered doctoral students in regular foreign universities.
Language proficiency of HSK Level 3 or above, with preference given to those with excellent Chinese language proficiency under the same conditions.
3. Application Materials
Proof of enrollment in a PhD program.
2 letters of recommendation from experts in your field of study.
Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) transcript.
Abstract of master's thesis or other research results.
Doctoral dissertation abstract.
Study plan during your stay in China.
4. Application Access
Log on to http://csp.chinese.cn/myDoip, finish the online application, and mail the original application form and all other materials (in English and Chinese) as required.
The application materials will be evaluated by the targeted institutions and China Studies Program expert committee, and interviews will be conducted later.
6. Fellowship Coverage
Subsistence allowance and research allowance.
1 round-trip international travel per year (economy class, reimbursement based on actual expenses)
Medical and accidental insurance premiums during your stay in China.
Collective activities and cultural experiences.
International round-trip travel (economy class) to China for foreign supervisors
The expert communication review is conducted in March each year.
Interviews will be held within 1 month after the communication review.
Final results will be announced within 1 month after the interview.
Enrollment is usually in September or March.
8. Mailing address and contact information
Center for Language Education and Cooperation
Address: Center for Language Education and Cooperation, Sinology and China Studies Division, 129 Deshengmenwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, 100088, China
Admission Office, Provost’s Office and Academic Affairs, Beijing Normal University
A103, Main Building, No.19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Admission Office (International Students), Provost’s Office and Academic Affairs, Beijing Normal University