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Why Postdoctoral Fellows at Peking University

Founded in 1898, Peking University was initially named as the Imperial University of Peking, whose establishment marked the threshold of modern Chinese higher education. Now with a community of over 40, 000 students, faculty members and staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds, Peking University has become a vibrant and internationalized institution in promoting academic studies.



Postdoctoral fellows at Peking University play a crucial role in research, teaching and learning activities across the entire academic landscape, including the fields of studies: Philosophy, Chinese Languages and Literature, History, Law, Politics, Sociology, Theoretical Economics, Applied Economics, Pedagogy/Education, Foreign Languages and Literature, Public Management, Business Management, Marxist Theory, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geography, Geology, Atmospheric Science, Geophysics, Biology, Mechanics, Electronic Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Environmental Science and Engineering, Nuclear Science and Technology, Psychology, Library, Information and File Management, Stomatology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Pharmic Science, Basic Medicine, and Clinic Medicine.



With China’s development in the forefront of international community, there is widespread consensus that China is posing unprecedented opportunities as well as changes. China studies are drawing more and more attention and interests across the entire academia of humanities and social sciences in the world. Peking University, with its constellation of prestigious professors and scholars from different studies, especially China-oriented studies, offers an ideal and unique academia for international postdoctoral fellows to pursue academic studies through the collaboration with its distinguished experts.



Postdoctoral life is a unique and critical experience in one’s professional career. We encourage all prospective and current postdoctoral fellows to take advantage of the resources to get the most out of your experience at Peking University, and wish you a prosperous future in your research endeavors and hope that you find great reward and satisfaction in experiencing Chinese rich and unique culture heritage, and in the relationships you build and cultivate during your time at Peking University.





If you have any questions about joining the postdoctoral programs at Peking University, please contact:


Fan Deshang

Tel: 86-10-62751229

Fax: 86-10-62751229



Li Shan

Tel: 86-10-62756364