News Yenching Academy Accepting Applications for 2017-2018... more 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... more On August 8, 2016, Professor Zheng Peikai, 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 greeted the guests from Hong Kong at Jingyuan Courtyard 4, Peking University. Yenching Academy Distinguished Professor Zhang Longxi... more On July 27, 2016, at the closing ceremony of the 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Professor Zhang Longxi, Distinguished Professor at Yenching Academy, was named the President of the International Comparative Literature Association. Professor Zhang was nominated in 2015 and elected during this year’s... The Values of Environmental Protection - Prof. Lyu... more On June 1st, 2016, Professor Lyu Zhi of the Peking University School of Life Sciences, Director of the Center for Environmental Protection and Social Development, gave a lecture at Peking University titled, “The Values of Environmental Protection” as part of Yenching Academy's China Studies Lecture Series. The Development and Challenges of Medical Technolog... more On May 11th, 2016, Professor Ke Yang, Executive Vice President of Peking University and Foreign Fellow of the U.S. Academy of Medical Science, gave a speech titled “The Development and Challenges of Medical Technology” to Yenching Academy as part of the China Studies Lecture Series. Peking University and the Development of Mathematics... more On May 10th, 2016, Professor Tian Gang, Dean of the Peking University School of Math Science, visited Yenching Academy to give a lecture titled “Peking University and the Development of Mathematics” as part of the China Studies Lecture Series. A Long and Hard Look at China - Prof. Chang Hsin Kang... more On April 20th, 2016, Professor Chang Hsin Kang, former President of City University of Hong Kong, gave a lecture at the Yenching Academy titled "A Long and Hard Look at China". In the lecture, which was part of the China Studies Lecture Series held throughout the semester, Professor Chang shared his academic experiences as well as his... Meet Yenching Academy's Graduate Student Union more The preface of this new chapter began at the drawing board last October, when around 30 Yenching Scholars convened to begin plans for drafting a constitution. The road to ratifying this document was a long and winding one, if not chiefly due to the uniquely diverse nature of our Academy.