The University of Chicago Center in Beijing provides a physical presence to enhance and strengthen the University’s traditionally strong ties to Chinese thought and culture. Building upon more than a century of collaboration between scholars from Chicago and China, the Center in Beijing enables the University to expand existing activities and form new alliances and partnerships with universities, businesses, medical centers, policy groups, government agencies, and cultural organizations in China.About us
Members of the international community at the University of Chicago have had to confront many difficulties in recent months, ranging from travel restrictions related to COVID-19 to government actions affecting immigrants and visitors to the United States. We are writing to reaffirm, in the strongest terms, our University’s continuing commitment to welcoming and supporting scholars, students and staff from all parts of the world.
July 11, 2020
On the evening of Jul. 5th, Beijing local time, the opening ceremony of International Policy Action Lab (IPAL), a summer program held by the cooperation of Peking University and the University of Chicago, convenes virtually on Zoom platform. The ceremony marks the official initiation of this international program that has been striving to provide students around the world with professional knowledge and practical research skill for many years.
July 10, 2020
Today, we are announcing new steps in service of these goals that the current extraordinary circumstances require. We will be acting collectively to prevent and slow the spread of the virus. We are committed to maintaining University research and daily operations, and ensuring that all students can realize their academic objectives, but we understand that doing so will present new challenges. We extend our appreciation in advance to our faculty, students, staff, and the University community for their collective efforts to fulfil the distinctive mission of the University in today’s deeply challenging environment.
The University of Chicago is moving to remote learning for undergraduate and graduate classes for the entire Spring Quarter of 2020, beginning on Monday, March 30, the first day of the Spring Quarter. Extensive preparations are in process under the Provost’s leadership, and we will provide detailed guidance over the next week about remote teaching.
March 12, 2020
In a new, state-of-the-art research and teaching facility in the historic John Crerar Library Building, the heart of the science campus, the MPCS is located in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago’s Hyde Park Campus. As a graduate student at one of the world’s premier universities, you will be a member of a unique and distinguished intellectual community and enjoy the many benefits of academic life that the University of Chicago offers.
The MPCS offers a comprehensive computer science education that combines the foundations of computer science with the applied skills necessary for careers in technology. The program offers a rigorous curriculum in theory, programming, and applications with the ability to tailor coursework to the career goals and backgrounds of our students.
November 6, 2019
Application deadline: 11:59 pm on December 16, 2019 (Chicago time, CST)
Workshop IV Dates: August 1-13, 2020
Workshop IV Location: University of Chicago Center in Beijing
October 10, 2019