Summer Program Overview

The South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University, and Center for Polar and Deep Ocean Development of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, announce their annual summer program Marco Polo- ZHENG He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy, to be held from 5 July - 31 July, 2015. These centers are leading interdisciplinary research institutes in China in the area of Oceans Law and Policy. This is the 10th anniversary of the summer academy which has been attended in past by the scholars, practitioners, diplomats and students from -: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, DPR Korea, Rep. of Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, U.S., and others. The four week intensive summer program is divided into two sessions to be held in Chinese cities of Xiamen and Shanghai. The participants have an option to attend either or both the sessions. The program offers a unique chance to learn about the Chinese perspectives on Law of the Sea and its policies. The structure of the program is such that the class lectures are held in morning sessions and in the afternoon sessions trips to Chinese courts, law firms, and governmental agencies related to oceanic administration, museums, etc., are planned. Participants also have the option of taking tests and getting credits transferred to their own schools. Limited number of scholarships is offered to outstanding candidates upon application and subsequent review. Please find more information about Xiamen Session at http://makeboluo.xmu.edu.cn  and Shanghai Session at http://padod.sjtu.edu.cn/en/

Welcome to our Summer Program!