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2019 Summer Program Marco Polo-ZHENG He Academy
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The 2019 Summer Program of Marco Polo–ZHENG He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy is co-sponsored by Xiamen University South China Sea Institute and  Center for Oceans Law and the China Seas, as well as the International Seabed Authority. Participants of this summer program will enjoy four weeks of study in Xiamen University, which is one of the most beautiful campuses in China.



01 July~05 July   

The Law of the Sea - Selected Issues

–Prof. Helmut Tuerk. Former Judge and Vice -President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea                                  

08 July~12July   

Legal Regime on Exploration for and Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the “Area”

–Prof. Kening ZHANG.Professor of Law and Director of Laboratory on  International Seabed Resources, South China Sea Institute ,Xiamen University   


15July~19 July    

The Law of the Sea and the Arctic

–Prof. Kristin Bartenstein, Tenured professor at the Sciences-Humaines Office, Laval University  

22July~26 July    

Mechanism for International Maritime Dispute Settlement

–Prof. Xinjun ZHANG. Associate Professor of Public International Law , Tsinghua University  




University students or anyone with a bachelor degree or above interested in the oceans law policy and marine science, are eligible to apply for this summer program.

The application deadline is 9 June 2019. Application must be submitted before the deadline. 

To apply for the summer program, please take the following steps:

1.Fill out the application form online at the Marco Polo-ZHENG He Academy website:


2.Please obtain a letter of recommendation from your school, law firm, company or institution;

3.Enclose an updated resume;

4.Send a legible photocopy of the first page of your passport;

5.Please pay a non-refundable application fee of USD50.

6.On the date of final payment, show proof of registration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of your country for your travel in China.

★Warmly welcome the participants from developing countries to apply for the scholarships. 


For detailed information, please visit: http://makeboluo.xmu.edu.cn/.