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 46-50 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. Each student can choose courses with no more than 6 credits. The courses are divided into three levels: General Courses; Advanced Courses; and Frontier Courses, and split into three sessions: Session A (1st-12th July); Session B (15th-26th July) and Session A&B (1st-26th July). Each student may only choose courses from within one level and cross sessions, provided the times do not clash.

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

Session A: July 1-12  Session B: July 15-26  Session A&B: July 1-26

Current course 2019

  • Course Name Instructor Credit  Field Class Time Syllabus Note
    Chinese Traditional Identity and Its Transformation after 1949



    Arts & Humanities

    Mon 15:00-17:00, Tue 15:00-18:00, Thu 09:00-12:00


    Chinese Traditional Body Exercise, Diet and Health Preservation



    2 Cross-disciplinary Studies Mon 09:00-12:00, Tue 08:00-10:00, Thu 15:00-18:00 Download  
    Classical Chinese Poetry



    2  Arts & Humanities Tue 10:00-12:00, Wed 09:00-12:00, Fri 09:00-12:00 Download  
    Modern Chinese Fiction through Film



    2 Humanities & Cultures Mon 09:00-12:00 Tue 08:00-10:00 Thu 15:00-18:00 Download  
    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

    Transition and Public Policy in China



    2 Politics, Law & Public Policy Mon 15:00-17:00 Tue 15:00-18:00 Thu 09:00-12:00 Download