Administration

Office of Social Sciences

OCT . 24 2008

The Office of Social Sciences operates under the Office of the President and provides administrative support for the humanities and social sciences disciplines of the university. Its work includes: directing the humanities and social sciences research; promoting discipline-building and reform for the humanities and social sciences disciplines of the university; facilitating the establishment and growth of the university’s research centers of  the humanities and social sciences; applying for, securing, coordinating, and supervising research projects in the humanities and social sciences, including trans-disciplinary research projects across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences; selecting, educating, and recruiting researchers of the humanities  and social sciences; handling applications for distinction awards for outstanding research work in the humanities and social sciences from government or non-government organizations; collecting and processing statistics on the humanities and social sciences research for the university; facilitating academic exchanges and cooperation both in China and abroad; providing other administrative support for the university’s humanities and social sciences disciplines..

 

Offices under the Office of Social Sciences

1. General Office

Its work includes: handling matters within the Offices of Social Sciences; processing information and statistics for the humanities and social sciences research for the university; facilitating academic exchanges; handling external relations.

 

2. Research Centers Management Office

Its work includes: providing managerial support for MOE key humanities and social sciences research centers at the university and ad-hoc collaboration research teams of the humanities and social sciences at the university.

 

3. Project Management Office

Its work includes: handling applications, authorizations, mid-term reviews, and authorized conclusions of research projects;

 

4. Research Achievements Office

Its work includes: handling applications for distinction awards for outstanding research from government and non-government organizations; handling applications for funding for publications; collecting and processing statistics on research in the humanities and social sciences.

 

The Office of Social Sciences has won recognition from educational authorities for its management measures and other achievements and has received the Excellence Award for Best Management Team in Social Sciences Research from the Ministry of Education and the Second Award of Excellence for Management Office in Philosophy and Social Sciences Research for the Tenth Five-Year Plan from the Municipal Government of Beijing.

 

Contact Us

 please email xiaoqun@pku.edu.cn or dial (telephone) 86-10-6275-9006.