School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

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We are 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 6th in the country for East and South Asian studies in The Complete University Guide 2016


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Dr Jinmin Wang quoted in CKGSB Knowledge

Dr Jinmin Wang, Assistant Professor at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies and Senior Fellow at the China Policy Institute is quoted in the winter ssue of CKGSB Knowledge published by the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.

Dr Jon Sullivan quoted in New York Times (China edition)

Dr Sullivan quoted on the Taiwanese elections and cross-strait relations

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School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

Si Yuan Centre
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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