The Shanghai Summer Online School (BRICS Program) 2021 by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University aims to build a platform of friendship and consensus for young students from BRICS countries. This program provides the young generation of BRICS countries with a chance to have a better understanding of China’s social-cultural, political and economic development, BRICS cooperation and changes in global governance, promoting mutual communication and consolidating the popular foundation for BRICS cooperation. Since its beginning in 2014, the BRICS Summer Program has been held annually for 7 years.

According to the current global epidemic situation, to ensure that students could participate in activities in a safe and healthy environment, the 2021 BRICS summer program will be held online, meanwhile team research will be conducted. Team research is grouped according to the field of interest selected by candidates, including topics such as global governance, economy, sustainable development, BRICS countries cooperation under the challenge of the COVID-19 epidemic and education. Excellent research group will be rewarded.

The Shanghai Summer Online School will be held online from July 12 to August 6, 2021. Students and young scholars who are interested in BRICS research are welcome to sign up!


  • Theme introduction

The theme of the BRICS Summer Program is “BRICS countries cooperation under the challenge of the COVID-19 epidemic.”


  • Time and method

Duration: July 12 – August 6, 2021

Method: Online (Room link will be notified)


  • Candidates and Tuition

Candidates: Undergraduates, graduates or research fellows.

Enrollment Candidates


Financial Categories Eligibility
50 candidates 20 Sponsored by the BRICS Program including tuition and Registration fee. Undergraduate, graduate or research fellows with BRICS nationality, who are not enrolled in any Chinese universities or institutions.
30 Self-financing for all items. Undergraduate, graduate or research fellows.

Tuition and other fees:

Fee Categories Price
Tuition 2000 RMB
Registration fee 400 RMB



  • Application Entry

All the application materials should be directly sent to our e-mail address ( before June 24, 2021. The admission name list will be published on June 29, 2021 through and,the admission notice will be also sent to the e-mail of the admitted students.


  • Certificate

The Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University will award all participants with certificates. Scholarship students will be awarded additional certificates by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission.


  • Contacts

Program CoordinatorsMs. Li, Ms. Zhao

Tel: +86-21-65642139 /65642819


Address: Room 909, West Main Building, Guanghua Towers, Fudan University, No.220, Handan Road, Shanghai, China, 200433


BRICS Information Sharing and Exchanging Platform:

Fudan Development Institute website (