School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Welcome to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies is the only academic school in the UK to focus specifically on contemporary China.

The school is recognised as a national leader in the provision of high-quality, discipline-based research and degree programmes

We offer a wide range of courses that deliver a critical and detailed examination of contemporary China combined with the rigour of a social sciences degree. 

The school houses the highly-regarded China Policy Institute and collaborates closely with the Nottingham Confucius Institute.

Contemporary Chinese Studies
We are ranked 5th in the country for East and South Asian studies in The Complete University Guide 2017

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Latest news

Lord Dearing Award Success for Dr Sarah Dauncey 2016

For contribution to teaching and the enhancement of student learning
20 June 2016

Jonathan Sullivan quoted in the New York Times

Taiwan Bars Ex-President From Visiting Hong Kong
15 June 2016

Dr Bin Wu cowrites article in University World News

Dr Wu writes in University World News about higher education in China
06 June 2016

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China Policy Institute blog

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Upcoming events

Undergraduate Open Days 2016

24 (09:30) - 25 June 2016 (16:00)
Si Yuan Centre, University of Nottingham

Research podcasting for academics

29 June 2016 (11:45-14:45)
A01 Highfield House UPC

Social Sciences: Different Approaches, Different Solutions? An inter-disciplinary dialogue

01 July 2016 (09:00-17:00)
University of Nottingham Park Campus
An interdisciplinary exploration of impacting policy change

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School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Si Yuan Centre
University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 846 6322
fax: +44 (0)115 846 6324