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PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree in InternationalAffairs 2018 Entry

Publish:2017-11-30 09:14:00

About the Program
Organized jointly by Peking University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since 2006, this two-year full-time double master’s degree program offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate students and young professionals. The first year is spent at the School of International Studies at Peking University, studying the international relations of China and the Asia Pacific region. The second year is spent at LSE, studying the theory and history of global international relations. The program offers the following benefits:
■Experience a full academic program in both China and Europe.
■Combine an empirical and a theoretical approach to contemporary international affairs.
■Engage at an advanced level with the latest academic research and undertake your own research-based term work and dissertation.
1. To apply for PKU-LSE Double Master’s Degree Program, please visit:
All applicants should apply online via:
For 2018entry, applications must be completed (all supporting documents received) by March9,2018.
2. All non-PRC students, upon accepting the offer, must go to the PKU online application (pre-registration) system (, fill in the PKU form, pay the pre-registration fee CNY 400 online by April 16, 2018.
■Hardcopy of the pre-registration form with signature and FIVEcopies of passport size photo and a copy of the passport page with name, post it to Ms. XUE Yanfeng, Program Officer, B101, School of International Studies, Peking University, No.5 Yiheyuan Road, 100871, Beijing China. Tel:86-10-62759199. Unless otherwise required, PKU needs to receive this package byApril 27, 2018.
■Soft copy of the PKU Pre-registration form (in PDF) and passport size photo in white background need to be RECEIVED at XUE Yanfeng (Ms.)’s email address by April 27, 2018.
All applicants shall keep their ID consistent in the whole process.
If you fail to complete the above mentioned registration with PKU and mail the required documents before the deadline, you will not be able to be enrolled by PKU for the year of 2018.
All applications will be reviewed by joint admission panel.
For international applicants, should an interview be necessary, as part of the overall application, then it will be arranged (via phone or SKYPE).
Thejoint admission notification will be sent by LSE on behalf of both institutions by the end of April. An official PKU admission letter and visa formwill be sent from Peking University by early July of 2018.
Except in special circumstances (for example illness or bereavement,) we do not allow entry deferrals. Candidates who have to withdraw are welcome to reapply in the following year.
Tuition Fee and Funding
For 2018 entry, the tuition fee for year one at PKU is 95,000 RMB. The tuition fee for year 2 at LSE, please visit There are scholarships available at both institutions for students on the double degree program.
The Non-PRC students can apply to the Chinese Government Scholarship program for the year one study at PKU. Information is provided by the Chinese Scholarship Council ( and the Chinese Embassy of the student’s country of origin. It’s suggested that students could inquire and apply CGS through the Chinese Embassy.The CGS will provide the awardees with a monthly living stipend and assistance with accommodation arrangement. The PKU tuition fee will be partly covered by the CGS (students are expected to make up for the difference by other means).
All Students will be eligible to be awarded by the designated scholarship or financial aid based on the overall performance during the year one at PKU. Since 2014, students who met the requirement were awarded RMB 2,000-10,000 respectively depending on different types of scholarship or financial aid.
Degree Conferral
Upon successful completion of studies at both institutions, students will be conferred Master Degree of Law and Master Degree of Sciences by PKU and LSE respectively.
Course offering for 2017-2018 at Peking University is available for your reference at SIS (via Course offering for 2018-2019 will be available in May, 2018 and subject to change.
Graduates from the program have been employed all over the world in a wide variety of international organizations, multinational corporations, public entities, and the media sector. Many students have also advanced to doctoral research.
Ÿ   Mr. Zhang Chunping (Director of Office for International Programs)
Email: edulis@126.comTel: +86-6276-5111
Ÿ   Ms. XUE Yanfeng (PKU-LSE Program Administrator)
Email:   Tel: +8610-6275-9199
Ÿ   Ms Vali Pappa and Mr. Daniel Przybylski (Double degree programme Administrator)