China Studies Programme

If you are an academic at Oxford Brookes University and are currently doing a research or study on a China-related area, you may wish to apply for Understanding China Fellowship. This scheme supports researchers and scholars from UK universities and academic institutes to undertake research with Chinese researchers in China, duration can be from 2 weeks to 6 Months.

If you are currently doing a PhD on a China-related area, you may wish to apply for Joint Research PhD Fellowship. This scheme supports doctoral students registered with non-Chinese universities to come to China to study, research, and write their doctoral dissertations from 6 months to 2 years.

If you plan to pursue your PhD in China, you may wish to apply for PhD in China Fellowship , which supports non-Chinese students to pursue full-time Ph.D. degrees in the humanities and social sciences at Chinese universities.

For more information on the programme or on how to apply, see the Confucius China Study Programme website or email


Confucius Institute

Summer Palace, Beijing
The Summer Palace