Undergraduate College Embarks on Exciting Journey: Unveiling the Success of 2023 Global Summer School & Igniting the Spark for 2024 Application Drive


Harbin Institute of Technology’s Undergraduate College held the 2023 Global Summer School (GSS) Summary Meeting and the 2024 Application Launch Meeting on November 30th, 2023. The aim of these gatherings was to strengthen the GSS program, and promote internationalization in undergraduate education. The event took place in Room 808 of the Gewu Building and was chaired by Xu Ping, the Vice Dean of the Undergraduate College and Director of the Academic Affairs Office. Representatives from 20 schools and departments within the university attended the meeting as project leaders.


During the meeting, attendees had the pleasure of hearing from two distinguished project leaders, Zhao Jie and Geng Yanquan, both from top-rated schools at this prestigious university. They shared invaluable insights and experiences on how to create engaging and enriching GSS within their respective departments, offering valuable advice on how to enhance and develop the GSS program further.

Zhao Jie from the School of Astronautics shares insights

Geng Yanquan from the School of Mechatronics Engineering shares insights

Vice Dean Xu delivered an exciting presentation on the progress and success of the GSS programs. From highlighting the growth and accomplishments of the 2023 programs to outlining the upcoming plans, he emphasized the crucial aspects of promoting the program, streamlining operations, executing projects with impact, managing finances prudently, and ensuring long-lasting results for the anticipated 2024 programs.

Vice Dean Xu Ping delivers his presentation

Since 2016, Harbin Institute of Technology has successfully hosted eight sessions of the GSS. With a diverse range of 68 unique programs taught by over 300 esteemed scholars, both domestic and international, this initiative has enriched the educational journey of more than 4,000 students from various cultural backgrounds. Engaging teaching sessions, informative presentations, insightful lectures, cultural exchanges, and immersive visits have all come together to cultivate a vibrant international atmosphere, bolstering the university’s global influence.