The 2022 Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) will be held from July 4 to July 10, themed “A Healthy Planet for Sustainable Development“. There will be more than 1,000 outstanding young students from all over the world participating in the courses online.

One of the important components of the GSS is the “GSS Masterclass“. This Year, we have invited distinguished professors and experts from different schools and institutions of Tsinghua University to share their frontier insights with our GSS participants. GSS Masterclasses will be broadcasted live both on GSS official website (Live Room) and XuetangX. Please stay tuned! 

Tsinghua GSS 2022 Masterclass Schedule (Beijing time, GMT+8):

About Tsinghua Global Summer School (GSS) 2022

Tsinghua University (a founding member of the Global MOOC and Online Education Alliance) is delighted to launch Global Summer School (GSS) 2022, to serve as 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 sustainable development as a core reference point. The program, which will be delivered fully online between July 4th – 10th, will feature 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.

Click here for a one-page PDF about the Tsinghua GSS 2022
Learn more at https://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/gss/

Course Content

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.

Learning Objectives

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.

Expected Outcomes

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.

Assessment

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: http://www.gss.tsinghua.edu.cn/

Tsinghua Global Summer School uses a rolling admission policy; applications are reviewed as they are received.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applications from undergraduate students from overseas partner universities.
  • Good command of the English language is a must.

Application Materials

  1. Application Form (online application)
  2. Supporting documents (to be uploaded):
    • One-page CV
    • Full academic transcript
    • Passport information page

Application Schedule

May 10 – June 10, 2022
Application materials should be submitted before June 10, 2022.

Tuition

Free. Eligible students accepted by the program will be granted a tuition waiver.

Contact

experiencing-china@tdytsinghua-edu-cn

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