China Initiative Partnerships

Engagements of the Initiative are based around a series of partnerships with official research institutions in the People’s Republic of China. Some of the key partners which ISDP collaborates with under the auspices of the China Initiative include:

Academy of Military Science of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA-AMS) (军事科学研究院)

Based in the Fragrant Hills neighborhood of Beijing, AMS is China’s premier military institute of higher education, and think tank with a focus on matters of national defense, security and military operations.

China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) (中国现代国际关系研究院):

CICIR stands as one of China’s leading civilian institutes for the study of international relations. Its operations stand in close relation to, and are sponsored by the Chinese Government.

China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU)

The CFAU is the center of education for the next generation of China’s diplomatic corps, in addition to functioning as major research center in the field of international relations.

Sichuan University  (四川大学):

Based in Chengdu, Sichuan province, Sichuan University is one of China’s oldest national universities. It’s collaboration with ISDP covers a wide range of subjects, ranging from public policy to political geography.