Contemporary Chinese Higher Education

Contemporary Chinese Higher Education

Winter 2014
Zhejiang University


Dr. XU Xueying

School of International Studies
Research Area:Chinese Higher Education Studies



The course aims to equip foreign students with a basic understanding of the origin, background and contemporary status of Chinese higher education, so that students may, from the historical and cultural perspective of the higher education in China, have an outline and panoramic view of the transformation of contemporary Chinese institution, in particular, Chinese education system.


The course consists of EIGHT periods in all, 5 periods for lectures and in-class discussions, 1 period for student presentations and seminars, 2 periods for field trips to Chinese classrooms.

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