Chinese Applicants should apply to PKU office in RMB
An additional 450RMB application fee must be paid at the time of application. The application fee can be paid online through the PKU online payment system. Applications cannot be considered without the fee having been paid. The application fee is not refundable in the case of unsuccessful application or decision to withdraw or not accept an offered place.
The tuition fee rate for one course on the 2017 LSE-PKU Summer School are:
Standard Rate 15500RMB
Student Rate 13000RMB
A 2500RMB discount is available for early applications where the completed application is received before 31 March 2017:
Standard Rate (Early Application Discount) 13000RMB
Student Rate (Early Application Discount) 10500RMB
Please see Accommodation
for details of projected accommodation and living costs during the programme.
Tuition fees must be paid by the deadline given on the offer letter, or the offered place may be made available to another applicant. These timescales may be shortened closer to the start of the LSE-PKU Summer School.
Fees are normally paid online through the PKU online Payment System, and require the provision of a validation code, which will be given on the offer letter. It is possible for fees to be paid by a third party, or for invoices to be arranged for employer, university or group bookings.
Under no circumstances will it be permitted for a participant to attend the Summer School if their fees have not been paid in full.
Change of course
Any applicant or registered student who wishes to change their course should submit their request by e-mail to the office which issued the original offer (London or Beijing). Requests can only be considered subject to availability and if received by the published deadline.
Change of application and refund policy
If a fully registered participant chooses to withdraw from the course, they should contact the office which issued their offer (London or Beijing). Withdrawals are eligible for a partial refund in line with the published guidelines:
On or before Friday 1 July 2017: 95 per cent of tuition fees
Between Saturday 2 July and Friday 22 July 2017: 75 per cent of tuition fees
Between Saturday 23 July and Friday 5 August 2017: 50 per cent of tuition fees
After Friday 5 August 2017: No refund
In the unlikely event that a course on the LSE-PKU Summer School is cancelled, participants registered for that course will be offered a place on an alternative course within the 2017 LSE-PKU Summer School, or a full refund of their tuition fees. Registered participants will be informed as early as possible if a course is at risk of cancellation, and by 31 May at the latest. Application fees are non-refundable.
The LSE-PKU Summer School is not able to refund the cost of flights, accommodation, visas or other items. The LSE-PKU Summer School is unable to refund all or part of the tuition fee in case of withdrawal due to illness during the programme, other than in exceptional circumstances. Students are advised to take out appropriate insurance to cover this eventuality.
All refunds for applications received by the LSE-PKU Summer School office in Beijing will be made in Chinese RMB. It is not possible to refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations, or offer compensation for any bank or other charges incurred.