Academic Education Programs sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC
I. Program Introduction
Sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China, the Advanced
Education Programs are designed to foster disciplinary and interdisciplinary graduate
education for high-end business officials and managerial personnel from the developing
countries. Fully conducted in English, these programs include one-year and two-year
master’s programs as well as three-year Ph.D. programs for potential candidates working in
the fields of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture,
and health in order to build the professional capacity and facilitate the social-economic
development of these countries. The candidates may be administrators, researchers, and
managers. Admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree, relevant working experience,
and adequate health for the intensive training and research engagement.
Established in 2008, the program is playing increasingly significant roles in the
economic development and international cooperation between recipient countries and China.
The Ministry of Commerce began to found the Master’s Program in Forest Economics
and Policy in Beijing Forestry University (BFU) since 2017 aiming to training more
high-end business officials and managerial personnel of forestry sector from the developing
countries. It is also hoped that by pursuing the programs and acquiring the degrees,
participants will be able to build a successful career and prosperous life.