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Renmin University of China

About the Institution

Renmin University of China (RUC or just Renmin), also known as the People's University of China, is one of the top universities in China. Across its 21 Schools, Renmin has a distinct focus on humanities and social sciences, with particular strengths in Law. As a comprehensive research-orientated university, Renmin is playing an active role in investigations into major issues in politics, economics, and social studies. Renmin University is a platform for academic and cultural exchanges between China and the world which formed the basis of a partnership with King’s, which was established in 2008 with the purpose of developing academic collaborations and facilitating staff and student exchanges. At present, the majority of modules at Renmin are taught in Mandarin. However, the Renmin International Summer School programme is taught in English.

Renmin University of China Summer Programme

This programme will be advertised, but it is not guaranteed. We expect to be able to offer places on the Renmin University of China summer programme, this will be confirmed in due course. Students can still apply for the programme, but should take this into consideration when completing their application. Students can indicate in their application if they want to be considered for a place on the Renmin University of China summer programme.

Who can apply?


Courses offered


Programme dates


Application deadlines

Applications for Global Summer Exchange Programme 2024 have now closed. This page will be updated with information on Summer 2025 in due course.

What are the costs?




Eligibility, Exclusions & Requirements


The information on this web page is accurate for 2024 entry.


Renmin's international exchange programme welcomes non-Chinese nationals only, as per their university policy.

Estimated living costs

Actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.

Renmin University of China
Renmin University of China, also known as the People's University of China, is a research-oriented university focusing on humanities & social sciences