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UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce its new UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program.

Eligibility:  UK faculty in various disciplines

Chinese University:  Shanghai University

Teaching Responsibility: 

Length:  one to two weeks
Teaching hours:  10 class hours (1 credit)
Time of the year: Any time between June 17 and  28, 2013
Subjects:  General Education courses for freshman and other grade levels including the following areas: 

  • Literature and Arts: Cultivate the humanistic and artistic quality of students by reading classic literature and by appreciation of artistic work.
  • History and Culture: Understand the origin of human civilization and development; Think about the human phenomena and civilization to cultivate analysis skill and global perspective.
  • Philosophy and Wisdom: Foster independent and critical thinking, reasoning ability and appropriate values.
  • Language and Communication: Study the communication skill, expand interpersonal relationship and improve the organization skill.
  • Citizen and Society: Cultivate citizen awareness and qualities of leaders.
  • Market economy and strategic management: Understand the relationship between economy, management, and people’s lifestyle to adapt to the modern society.
  • Globalization and social development: Analyze the economic and social phenomenon to understand the economic and financial policy and to adapt to the diversified society.
  • Natural evolution and life care: Understand the natural evolution and biology evolution, explore the meaning of life and care for life.
  • Technological progress and human development: Understand the motive of human development and have the spirit of exploration.
  • Technological innovation and scientific method: Explore the development and influence of the natural science, life science, engineering science. Study the methods of knowledge organization, analysis and discovery of the world.

Language: All courses should be taught in English

Compensation - Shanghai University will cover the following:

International round-trip tickets
Accommodation in Shanghai University Guest House

Application Process:

Fill out the application form (pdf)
Submit the following:

Course description  
Course syllabus    
Copy of the passport bio page
UKCI will work with Shanghai University to determine acceptance
UKCI will notify candidates by April 15, 2013
Please emal your application packet to: Yang Zengxiang at
Application deadline:  March 15, 2013.

Payment Methods:

International round trip airfare will be reimbursed upon arrival at Shanghai University
Honorarium will be paid after course is completed

Visa and Passport:

A valid passport is needed for this trip. The passport must be valid at least 6 month at the conclusion of the trip, which means, the passport must be valid until December 2013.
UKCI will handle the visa application for successful candidates. A visa application fee of $225.00 will apply.

For questions, please contact Huajing Maske at: