CUHK grad applications

Call for applications:
MPhil and PhD in Chinese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Centre for China Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong invites applications for its MPhil and PhD programmes in Chinese Studies for 2017-2018. We welcome well-prepared applicants with focused research interests in an aspect of the histories, economics, religions, social-cultures, or politics and governance of China and Chinese societies. As the programmes are largely conducted and examined in English, applicants must demonstrate advanced English and Chinese language proficiency.

Generous graduate fellowships and additional research funding is provided to all admitted applicants. Applicants are also encouraged to apply for the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowships (deadline on 1 December 2016).

Applications are being received now for 2017-18 and the closing date for applications is 30 April 2017.

For more information on the applying to The Chinese University of Hong Kong, visit

For more information on specific requirements for the Centre for China, please visit our website for MPhil and PhD programmes.

Admission Advisor:
Prof. Jan Kiely
Director of Research Postgraduate Programmes

For enquiries regarding the application procedures, please contact:

Centre for China Studies,
Room 1102, 11/F, Yausmoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
Tel : 3943-1088
Fax : 2994-3105

* Applicants for the PhD programme should also take advantage of the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme of 2017-18. Launched by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, the Fellowship supports outstanding students from other places in the world to come to Hong Kong to pursue PhD studies. The Fellowship will provide an annual stipend of approximately US$30,000 and a conference and research-related travel allowance of approximately US $1,300 per year.  Please note the application deadline for the Hong Kong Fellowship Scheme is1 December 2016.  For details, visit

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