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Yenching Scholars visited Haidian District Activities Center for Women and Children
On Thursday afternoon, October 13, 2016, the Scholars in the Yenching Academy course Women in Contemporary China visited the Haidian District Activities Center for Women and Children. The Activities Center is a public service organization under the jurisd
Yenching Academy Information Sessions
The Yenching Academy of Peking University is now accepting applications for the 2017 cohort from international candidates and candidates from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. In the coming months, John Holden, Associate Dean of Yenching Academy, will hold a s
The Diplomat Interviews John L. Holden, Associate Dean of the Yenching Academy of Peking University
John L. Holden, Associate Dean of the Yenching Academy of Peking University, was interviewed by The Diplomat on August 20, 2016. During the interview, Mr. Holden spoke about the upcoming United States presidential election and the challenges that the next
2017 Mainland Chinese Applicants' Final Interview Roster
These nominated candidates qualify for exemption from the graduate entrance examination based on their Mainland Chinese universities' recommendations.
Yenching Academy Held Official Opening Ceremony for 2016-2017 Academic Year
On September 10, 2016, the Yenching Academy at Peking University held its second annual Opening Ceremony to officially launch the academic year and inaugurate the new cohort of Yenching Scholars.
Yenching Social Innovation Forum is Accepting Applications
Ever since the beginning of the reform and opening up period (1979), China's meteoric but uneven economic growth has led urban household per capita income to more than triple that in rural areas, giving it one of the highest urban-rural income ratios in t
Yenching Academy Accepting Applications for 2017-2018 Cohort
The Yenching Academy of Peking University is now recruiting its third cohort of Scholars, which will matriculate in Fall 2017. Today, the Academy opens its application system to international candidates and candidates from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
President of Chinese Culture Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation Visits the Academy
On August 8, 2016, Professor Cheng Pei-kai, the President of Chinese Culture Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation, led a delegation of secondary school principals to visit Yenching Academy. Pofessor Jiang Guohua, the Associate Dean of Yenching Academy gr