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Chinese Politics in a Globalized World 2014 and 2015

Our collaborative semester programme (jointly organized by Fudan, University of Bergen, University of Copenhagen, and NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies) is taking a break in 2014. Several of our key contributors will be occupied with other work during 2014, and we will utilize this time to strengthen our capacities and further develop the programme for spring 2015.

This semester programme offers a unique opportunity to study Chinese politics and developments in a global perspective. The programme is a close collaboration between Nordic and Chinese universities, and with close integration between Chinese and Nordic students and scholars. If you wish to learn more about the programme, please refer to the course description and programme for 2013 below.

M.A. Course Annoucement: 
Chinese Politics in a Globalized World
Spring semester course in Shanghai, China,
at the Nordic Centre and School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University.
One semester, three course modules, 30 ECTS.
Our Chinese Politics in a Globalized World program is already becoming a tradition, and after a first successful run in spring 2012, we are at it again in spring 2013! This is an exciting opportunity for students wanting to study Chinese politics and developments in a global perspective. The semester-long program, building on three course modules, offers students unique insights into the growing interdependence between Chinese and world developments, Chinese domestic politics and society, as well as opportunity to study Chinese language and culture. The course program offers ample opportunities to integrate in a Chinese university environment, with half of the students and teachers coming from Chinese (Fudan) and Nordic universities.
The program runs during the spring semester at Fudan University (Shanghai), and the program includes local excursions and travels to the Chinese countryside and the Chinese capital, Beijing. The full-semester course program consists of three modules: 1) “Chinese Developments in a Globalized World” (joint course with matching number of Chinese and Nordic university students), 2) “Chinese Politics” (primarily for Nordic university students), and 3) “Chinese Culture and Language” (primarily for Nordic university students). The last module includes a language course focused on conversational Chinese for beginners, with more advanced options offered to students who already have some command of Chinese Mandarin.
If you want to learn more and consider applying for future spring semesters, check out the below links. You may note that Nordic Centre normally accepts applications for this program from 15 September – 15 October.
This program is a collaboration between the Nordic Centre and the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University; Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen; Department of Political Science and NIAS (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies), University of Copenhagen. The course is taught by highly experienced scholars from the above institutions - all with first-hand experience from work and research related to China.
The program is aimed at advanced (4-6 semester) Bachelor students and Master students in political science, social sciences and other relevant fields. Interested students should contact their local international office/coordinator for more information on how to arrange student exchange from their home institutions.
Please check the above links for contact information and get in touch if you have further questions.
Follow these links for more information about life in Shanghai and studying at the Nordic Center and the Fudan University .
The Organizing Committee "Chinese Politics in a Globalized World"