Faculty and staff interested in doing research, developing new programs, or finding new partners in China are encouraged to contact the Liaison Office to discuss their plans.
Georgetown University and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) established the China Scholarship Council-Georgetown University Fellowship Program in May 2006 to support post-doctoral research at Georgetown. (See Press Release.) In the past six rounds, over thirty Chinese scholars have been granted this fellowship. Professors from both the Main Campus and the Medical Center have participated in this program. Professors interested in hosting fellows can go to the program website for more information.
Asian Studies Faculty are encouraged to apply for Research & Travel Grants available through a Title VI grant from the Department of Education. Research Grants cover research and publication costs up to $250 and Travel Grants cover domestic travel to conferences up to $750. In order to qualify for these grants faculty must be presenting a paper or doing a presentation on a panel. Faculty interested in applying for these grants available through the Asian Studies Program can download the application forms here.
Funding Opportunities for Research in China
Opportunities from Partner Universities:
Fudan University Research Grants and Programs for Humanities and Social Sciences: Several programs are providing funding to faculty in humanities and social sciences to conduct research or lecture at Fudan University, one of the leading universities in China. Duration of the visit varies by program, from one week to several months. Please contact Ms. Tuoya Wulan, Associate Director for International Initiatives, should you be interested or have any questions.
Sichuan University Overseas Talent Recruitment: As one of China's largest and most diverse universities, Sichuan University offers challenging career opportunities in a comprehensive range of disciplines throughout its 3 main campuses. Sichuan University is offering a variety of full-time and part-time programs for teaching and research. Successful applicants will be provided with research funds and equipment in addition to comprehensive compensation packages in the form of salary, housing, offices, laboratories, and research assistance.
Sichuan University International Course Weeks Program: Sichuan University is inviting faculty from overseas to teach in its summer program from June 30 to July 21, 2013. The application deadline is April 15, 2013. Learn more about the program and how to apply, click here.
Grants for International Collaborative Research
Main Campus faculty members are encouraged to apply for International Collaborative Research Grants to support work with colleagues in China (or other countries).
Resources for Travel to China
Faculty, staff and students planning travel to China are encouraged to consult travel.georgetown.edu. You will find practical information on planning your visit, as well as funding opportunities. In addition, you may wish to consult the Liaison Office to discuss your visit.
For a quick-and-dirty guide to basic Chinese language, click here. Those concerned about ordering at Chinese restaurants should download this guide, print it out, and point out desired dishes to wait staff.
The Asian Studies NRC provides grant funding for certain educational activities. These activities include research & travel grants for Georgetown faculty.
To see a list of faculty members engaged in research that relates to China, go the faculty profiles page. If you would like to have your name added to the list, send an e-mail to Tuoya Wulan.
Academic Administrative Professionals (AAP) and Staff
Please click here for a list of AAP and Staff who support University programs related to China.
A new e-mail list has been created for members of the Georgetown University community to discuss and exchange information on their activities in China.
To subscribe to the list, send the following e-mail message:
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