China’s Public Policy and City Governance

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This course focuses on current important issues regarding Chinese political developments and government reforms, with an interdisciplinary approach to examining China. Through seminars, field trips, and other activities, students have the opportunity to experience traditional Chinese culture and conduct in-depth analysis of public policy with Chinese experts. The course covers the following areas: Public policy analysis and Shanghai governance case studies, which will include a field trip to visit the City Planning Exhibition Hall or urban communities. Other activities will also include traditional cultural activities, such as dumpling making, and calligraphy. Students will develop extensive knowledge of popular Chinese political and economic issues, understand Chinese urban governance through theoretical and practical research, and ultimately form unique insights modern China. Highlights: - 7 lectures from distinguished Chinese experts, who will be sharing their latest research results on public policy and city governance. - 2 field trips to the Shanghai . - Group research experience with Ph.D. students. - Cultural trips during the weekends to experience the local culture. - By the end of this 2-week study, students will have a basic knowledge and understanding of the public policies and governance of not only Shanghai, but also China.


Location Shanghai, China
11 Jul 2019 - 26 Jul 2019
level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits 2.0 Local Credits
Program fee 5,400 CNY
Accommodation Not offered
Extra information about the fee:
For on campus accommodation, room reservations should be made online at and the accommodation fee will be paid online. Due to the on-campus accommodation being limited, students can also choose to use off-campus accommodation. More detailed information regarding the accommodation reservation will be released once you have been admitted to Global Summer School.
Application deadline 30 April 2019
Entry requirements None

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