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
Following a relatively inactive year, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing welcomed UChicago college students with a guided tour activity at the Forbidden City on November 13. As many students choose to take their classes online this quarter, the Center in Beijing will be organizing different activities for Beijing-based undergraduate students to connect and get to know each other, building a small college community in Beijing.
November 23, 2020
Its first in-person event of 2020, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing successfully hosted a parent reception for incoming Harris School of Public Policy students on September 19. Abiding by University health and safety guidelines, the Center welcomed 16 guests to its space to listen to Harris staff speak on Zoom, along with 46 other online participants.
September 23, 2020
Expectations and Guidelines for Autumn Quarter
September 17, 2020
This week our community is mourning the loss of Yiran Fan, an extraordinarily promising Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago. We extend our deepest sympathies to all those who knew him, especially to Yiran’s family members who are grappling with this heartbreaking news. The University is doing its utmost to help support the family during this profoundly difficult time.
January 15, 2021
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing creates a base for University of Chicago faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in China, serves as a gathering space for alumni throughout Asia, and acts as a resource for Chinese researchers and students. To support the educational efforts of students and with the approval of the UChicago leadership, the University of Chicago Center in Beijing is open for student study use by appointment between the hours of 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (excluding national holidays). In compliance with the pandemic preventive policy and protocol of the University and local government, we require all students to wear face masks and keep a social distance of 6 feet (1.83 meters) when present at the Center.
All currently registered students, undergraduate and graduate, are eligible to apply for space (cubicle, desk or lecture rooms) for individual or group study purposes at the Center. Please email the Center’s Program Coordinator, Adrian Aldana (firstname.lastname@example.org), for more information.