Westlake University – Fudan University Joint PhD in Physics Westlake University
Fudan University is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary research university located in Shanghai, China, with many highly ranked majors and programs. Fudan is a member of the C9 League, Universities 21, and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). Over the past hundred years, Fudan University has gained remarkable achievements in scientific research, social engagement, international exchange, and innovation.
Westlake University is a new type of high-quality research-oriented university based in the stunning and historic Chinese city of Hangzhou, where the ancient and ultra-modern blend to create a place like no other. Westlake University emphasizes academic freedom, research excellence, interdisciplinary engagement, and international collaboration.
All courses in the Westlake University-Fudan University Joint Ph.D. Programs in Physics are taught in English. Students will be enrolled at Fudan University, and most research and courses will be conducted at Westlake University. Students who pass all program requirements, including the doctoral dissertation defense, will be awarded a doctorate degree in Physics from Fudan University.
Scholarships and Funding
All admitted Ph.D. students to this program will receive a full tuition scholarship or a full tuition waiver and a monthly living allowance. Westlake University is committed to reducing the financial barriers for students so they can focus on their academic goals. We provide financial support for our doctoral students to cover their tuition, on-campus room and board rates, insurance premiums, and other living costs. Fellowships, scholarships, and grants are categorized according to their sources and include public funding, the University’s Fund, and social endowments.
International students are eligible for numerous scholarships from the national or provincial government.
Westlake University Graduate TA and RA Stipends
Westlake University Graduate Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistant positions receive paid stipends. These stipends are sponsored by the University and doctoral student supervisors. These stipends provide graduate students with remuneration for assistantships in teaching, administration, and research.
Doctoral courses in the Westlake University-Fudan University Joint Ph.D. Program in Physics includes Common-Degree Courses, Core-Degree Courses, and Elective Courses. Doctoral students are supported by a world-class academic community, and courses are taught by top experts. Courses in the Westlake University-Fudan University Joint Ph.D. Programs in Physics include:
Introduction to Computational Physics; Introduction to Experimental Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics; Semiconductor Physics; Frontier of Condensed Matter Physics; Synthesis and Characterization of Thin Films; Computation on Solid State Materials; Electronic Transport in Solid State Physics, and more.