EPU | Summer Schools

The Chinese Studies Center of the University of Salzburg in cooperation with EPU anually organizes summer schools in China and Austria.

Two summer schools, aimed at students from various countries, are offered.

While China Know-How is intended for students from Austrian/European institutions of higher education, young scientists, and employees of international companies, the Chinese-Austrian EU summer school is designed for students of Chinese member institutions of EPU.

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The China Know-How summer school is an intensive summer program in the People's Republic of China. Target audiences are students and young scientists from Austrian and European universities and universities of applied sciences, as well as for employees from companies with international activities. Courses are held in English by distinguished scholars at Peking University and Fudan University. The following two courses are offered.


Modern China Studies

This course focuses on topics such as economics, politics, law, environment, internet policy, foreign policy, language, history, arts, culture and cross-cultural management in modern China. Seminars by experts and visits to joint-venture companies are included in this program.

Location: Peking University (Beijing) and Fudan Funiversity (Shanghai)


Chinese Language and Cultural Studies

The program focuses on acquiring and deepening Chinese language and cultural skills.

Location: Beijing Foreign Studies University


For current Information in the summer schools 2021 please visit the Website of the Chinese Studies Center at the University of Salzburg and download the information on the online Chinese-Austrian-EU Summer School.

The program gives students from Chinese member institutions a basic knowledge of Europe in general and Austria in particular. Lectures and workshops cover aspects of European and Austrian history and culture as well as Austrian economy, law, politics, music, philosophy.

Lectures are offered by: University of Salzburg, University Mozarteum Salzburg, University of Vienna, University of Heidelberg (Germany), Paris Descartes University (France), University of Venice (Italy), European Court of Human Rights (France, Strassbourg).