Tsinghua University is delighted to offer a Global Summer School (Tsinghua GSS) in 2022, providing an exceptional interdisciplinary platform for emerging leaders. Over 2,000 young talents from 154 universities across 91 different countries and regions attended the virtual summer school in 2020 and 2021, undertaking courses taught by distinguished scholars and practitioners from China and abroad. Tsinghua GSS 2022, themed A Healthy Planet for Sustainable Development, will explore innovative ways to solve critical challenges related to public health, society, economy, and environment, with the SDGs as a core reference point.
Method of Delivery: Online Start Date: July 4, 2022 End Date: July 10, 2022
Supported by over 20 Tsinghua departments and institutes, this summer school will cover diverse topics related to sustainable development. The program features a carefully curated syllabus combining academic, cultural, and social engagements, and will be conducted entirely in English through online lectures, workshops and an SDG Hackathon.
Tsinghua GSS combines Tsinghua’s world-class teaching and research resources with virtual engagements that showcase Chinese culture and Tsinghua’s spirit of academic excellence. This year’s GSS will increase participants’ awareness of sustainable development and stimulate their critical thinking to explore and solve critical challenges related to education, economy, and environment, with sustainable development as a core reference point.
Participants are expected to develop skills fundamental to global leadership, including in-depth problem analysis and exploration, presentation and expression, cross-cultural communication, and teamwork.
Students who meet the attendance requirement and complete the SDG Hackathon will be eligible for 1 academic credit and a Tsinghua GSS 2022 Certificate.
How to Apply
Tsinghua’s partner institutions and affiliated alliances
The program is open to students from Tsinghua partner institutions and affiliated alliances worldwide.
Eligible students are required to complete the application form and submit application materials online via the link here
Tsinghua Global Summer School uses a rolling admission policy; applications are reviewed as they are received.
Applications are welcome from undergraduate students from overseas partner universities.
Good command of the English language is a must.
1) Application Form (online application)
2) Supporting documents (to be uploaded):
One-page curriculum vitae Full academic transcript Passport information page
May 10 – June 10, 2022
Application materials should be submitted before June 10, 2022.
Eligible students accepted by the program will be granted a tuition waiver.