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GP Summer School China
Shanghai, August 13 - 24, 2013
"Understanding Global Politics - Chinese, European and German Perspectives"
Jointly organized by Fudan University Shanghai and the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin
This intensive short-term program will provide students with an insight into current global transformation processes and covers different theoretical concepts, international actors, and policy fields. The modules will touch upon new approaches to global politics, European, German and Chinese perspectives on sustainability in energy policies, the global financial crisis and regional integration processes. Additionally, there will be a project module on corporate responsibility. The exchange of views and ideas will equally include input from German and Chinese academics and students.
In 2012, particular emphasis was placed on questions of sustainability and climate change.
- Understanding the New Global Landscape
- China as a Global Power
- Project Module: Corporate Social Responsibility
- European Integration and External Relations
- Climate Change Governance: A Chinese Perspective
- Climate Change Governance: The European Approach
- Simulation Game
- How to - Research Methods and Proposal Writing in IR
A joint certificate of participation will be issued upon successful completion.
The extracurricular program includes visits of international institutions as well as historical and cultural sights around Shanghai.
- Earn a joint certificate worth 4 ECTS credit points from two renowned institutions
- Take part in an enriching learning experience
- Find out how to enroll in further study or Ph.D. programs in Germany
- Make new contacts and join a vibrant international alumni network
- first academic degree (B.A. or equivalent) in political science or a related field
- current studies at the Master’s level in international relations, political science, economics, communications or a related field at a university in Germany, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan
- excellent command of English
- statement of purpose
- curriculum vitae (resume)
- academic transcripts and diplomas
- English language certificate
The application period begins on April 18 and ends on June 12, 2013.
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The tuition fees for the Summer School amount to 800 CNY. Participants are responsible for their travel and living expenses. Affordable accommodation will be arranged in a hostel near Fudan University Shanghai.