CfA: Scholarships at the School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China, Beijing


This intensive program covers a wide range of topics in Chinese philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism), Chinese aesthetics, comparative philosophy, Chinese religion (including sociology of religion and folk religions), and culture-related topics (both ancient and modern).

After completing all course requirements, students conduct an independent study with a supervisor to write a master’s thesis. Upon graduation, students will receive a Master of Philosophy degree, which is recognized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and allows them to pursue a Ph.D. or work in a related field. The application period runs from November 15, 2023 to April 30, 2024.

All courses in the CPRC program are taught in English. It offers students an excellent opportunity to study Chinese philosophy and religion while living in China.

Interested students can contact Prof. Jifen Li ( or me (