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China and the Dynamics of Globalisation, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 days


The aim of the course ‘China and The Dynamics of Globalization’ at China Europe International Summer School (CEISS) is twofold. First, to give a multilevel analysis of globalization, connecting the economic to the political and cultural, and interrelating different local, regional, and global arenas, with China as the fascinating case study.

The course will be focused on the global division of labor and power (migration, multiple diasporas), and the way people cope with globalization by researching globalization from below. Our emphasis will fall on the interaction between global structures and local outcomes and realities. An anthropological understanding of the dynamics of globalization is that what is often lacking in other disciplines, that is a concrete attentiveness to human agency, to the practices of everyday life, in short to myriad ways in which subjects mediate the process of globalization. This is stressed in the reader students have to study. Lectures will supplement the readings and focus on wider processes and theories of globalization.

This course discusses different theories and perspectives of globalization and its dynamics from an economic, social and cultural perspective. Students learn to understand that globalization is not a single unified phenomenon but a syndrome of processes, and will attempt to capture its ontology. Manifestations of globalization include the reorganization of production and cultural consumption.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
  • Credits
    4 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Thinking Global
  • Global Rise of China
  • Factory of the World
  • Urbanism
  • Excursion to Grassroots Community
  • Lecture: Popular Culture in China
  • Shanghai City Tour
For more information, please visit the programme website.


Students of social sciences (incl. law, economics, business), sciences and engineering at senior undergraduate or graduate level with an interest in politics, governance, commerce and sustainability. A general background in business or the social sciences is desirable, but no specific expertise is required.


  • Dr. Herman Tak

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Required application documents
  • Fudan University Application Form
  • Passport Copy
  • Home University Transcripts
  • CV

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1670 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1670 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • National Applies to you

    1670 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1670 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • the tuition fee is equivalent to 11.500 CNY (tuition fees + study materials + accommodation + social programme)

Living costs for Shanghai

  • 5481 - 10140 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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