Fudan-Guanghua International Forum for Young Scholars


Young Scholars are the future of academic research. Fudan-Guanghua International Forum for Young Scholars aims to create communication platforms for global young talented scholars of various research fields to discuss cutting-edge research spotlights, to resolve frontier academic problems and to enhance cooperation among distinct disciplines. The Forum also offers young scholars a taste of research environment and a package of know-how for research in China, specifically at Fudan University. It would eventually foster the ‘Extraordinary 2025’ Elite Project to help attract from world-wide young researchers to work at Fudan University.

Forum Setup

Fudan-Guanghua International Forum for Young Scholars composes of one main forum and nine sub-forums, which cover Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Material and Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Life Sciences, Medicine I, Medicine II (Affiliated Hospital), Humanities and Social Science. It will be held from Dec.29th~Dec.30th with Humanities and Social Science Sub-forum separately scheduled at March. 2017.

Applicants need to:

1.      Age below 40 (45 for Humanities and Social Science)

2.      Hold PhD degree from top universities abroad, or PhD degree from top Chinese universities with overseas working experience

3.      Have remarkable achievements and great potentials in specific research area

4.      Have intentions to apply “Thousand Young Talent Program 2017” with Fudan University, or “Extraordinary 2025” program of Fudan University


Application procedure:

1.      Visit http://www.hr.fudan.edu.cn/and download application form (“Fudan-Guanghua International Forum for Young Scholars”)

2.      Complete the form and send it to ghforum@fudan.edu.cnby December 15th, 2016.

3.      Qualified applicants will receive official invitation letter before December 20th, 2016, to participate in the Forum.

Schedule and travel compensation





All day




Opening ceremony

Invited lectures by University President, distinguished scholars and Thousand Youth Talents representatives



Lectures and discussions between young scholars and directors of University Departments in each sub-forum


All day

Detailed communications on advanced supporting policies directly between departments and young scholars


Accommodation, meals and travel allowance will be provided by Fudan University in accordance with national conditions.


Contact us

Ms. Jie WEN, Mr. Hao ZHU, Ms. Jing LIU

Tel: +86-021-65642953, +86-021-55664593

E-mail: ghforum@fudan.edu.cn


About Fudan University

Fudan University was established in 1905, and merged with Shanghai Medical University in 2000, forming a new stronger Fudan University with a broader set of disciplines: medicine, sciences, and arts.

Fudan is home to 14,100 undergraduates and associate degree candidates, 14,800 graduates including 3000 foreign degree candidates, 2,700 staff and 3,100 full-time teaching faculty members. Fudan hosts 39 members of Chinese Academy of Science and members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 99 Chair Professors of Chang Jiang Scholars Program, and 30 National Key Basic Research Program of China (also named “973 Program”) PIs. There are 28 schools and independent departments with 70 bachelor degree programs, 35 doctoral degree programs of Level I academic disciplines, 154 doctoral degree programs, 224 master degree programs, and 29 post-doctoral programs. There are 11 Level I national key academic disciplines and 19 Level II national key academic disciplines. Fudan hosts around 300 research institutes including 5 national key labs, 38 ministerial or provincial key labs and engineering centers, 5 “Project 985” Science and Technology Innovation Platforms and 7 “Project 985” Arts and Social Sciences Innovation Bases. Fudan has so far ranked top 1% over 17 disciplines with Essential Science Indicator, of which Chemistry, Material Science and Clinical Medicine out ranked top 0.1%. With the most updated QS and U.S.News ranking, Fudan ranked 43 and 121 respectively which made her the third place in Mainland China.

Over the past hundred years, the school has made outstanding contributions to the country by developing talent, innovating in science and technology, carrying forward civilization, and serving society. Students and teachers of Fudan always keep in mind the school motto “Rich in knowledge and tenacious of purposes, inquiring with earnestness and reflecting with self-practice,” maintain the school spirit of “civilized, healthy, united, rousing,” practice the school traditions of being “hard working, rigorous, result-oriented, and innovative,” and develop the Fudan spirit of “patriotic service, academic independence, a diversity of approaches, and pursuit of excellence.” They make great contributions to the liberation and development of the people, the construction and development of the nation, and the civilization and progress of society.