Publish Date:2013-01-25

In collaboration with the Institute of International Education, Stockholm University, the Institute of International and Comparative Education, Beijing Normal University offers a PhD program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) for International Students. Now applications for 2013 are available!


This program will enroll 6-8 international students. With generous financial support from the Chinese government, around the top 50% of the international students will be awarded a full Chinese Government Scholarship based on academic excellence covering tuition fees and living expenses for three years. Other applicants not receiving the Chinese Government Scholarship still have the opportunity to get the Beijing Government Scholarships covering tuition fees for at least one year.


This program is focused on a series of contemporary issues of educational management, leadership and policy that are relevant to all countries, especially developing nations, as well as international organization. It aims to meet the demands of the international labor market by training individuals who have independent educational research capabilities, highly developed international communication and educational management and leadership skills, and will go on to work in international organizations, governmental authorities, NGOs, research institutions, higher education institutions, and related areas. We are making great efforts to create more opportunities for students from all over the world to know China and her culture and we continue to strive to provide high quality education and excellent service for international students.


All courses will be taught in English. Based on the rich international resources of the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, the program enjoys a strong team of faculty members. We are sure this program will provide students with a chance to learn and live in a real international and multicultural environment.


This program is 3-year teaching and research program; students are required to complete a number of courses and a high quality PhD dissertation under the direction of his or her supervisor. It allows students to fully develop their academic capabilities.


Deadline for Chinese Government Scholarship application: March 1, 2013
Deadline for program application: June 15, 2013


For more information about this program, please visit: and
For academic affairs, please contact:
LIU Baocun
Professor and Director of the Institute of International and Comparative Education
Tel. +86 (10) 58808309   Fax. +86 (10) 58800597


For administrative affairs, please contact:
Assistant Professor, the Institute of International and Comparative Education
Tel. +86 (10) 58804218   Fax. +86 (10) 58800597


International Master Program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) is also available in IICE. For more information, please visit: