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  • 2016

    PKU Shenzhen and Shenzhen Municipal Government sign the “Memorandum on Collaboration at the Peking University Shenzhen Campus”

  • 2015

    PHBS begins recruitment for master's student candidates in the field of Journalism and Communication (Financial Journalism with a minor in Economy, Management, or Finance)

  • 2014

    April 21: PKU Shenzhen deepens cooperation with Guangdong Province in the field of student training, self-dependent innovation, science and financial combination.

  • 2013

    February: School of Advanced Materials established.

  • 2012

    General Education Center was established.

  • 2011

    December 13: School of Transnational Law at Shenzhen Graduate School was renamed as the Peking University School of Transnational Law.

  • 2010

    April 23: The cornerstone laying ceremony of Peking Drug Discovery Center is held at PKU Shenzhen.


    November: Founding of the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering

  • 2008

    May 4:All the faculty and staff gather for the 110th annual ceremony of Peking University. Chancellor Wen Hai introduces PKU Shenzhen core values of “New Frontiers, Interdisciplinary Studies, Applied Research and International Standards.

    May 15:RMB 430k are collected during a fund-raising ceremony at PKU Shenzhen as part of the disaster-relief for the victims of the earthquake in Sichuan.

    July 17:Professor Wen Hai, Vice President of Peking Universityis appointed Chancellor of PKU Shenzhen. In October, Chancellor Hai was awarded the title of one of the 30 most influential figures in the development of Shenzhen.

    August 30:HSBC Foundation donates RMB 150M to help building a world-class business school at PKU Shenzhen, which was henceforth renamed Peking University HSBC Business School.

    October 22:Opening ceremony of the School of Transnational Law. 55 students attended for the first year of the program


  • 2007

    May 26:The PKU Shenzhen Forum, initiated by PKU Shenzhen and Shenzhen Special Zone Press Group, opens in Shenzhen Special Zone Press Tower.

    September 27:The State Council Academic Degrees Committee approves the School of Transnational Law Juris-Doctor degree. The first class to be enrolled in September 2008.

  • 2006

    August 23:Launch of Peking University – University of Hong Kong dual Master Program in Economics and Finance.

    October 14:The building of three key national laboratories is launched by Shenzhen and PKU Shenzhen government contributes by RMB 90M.

  • 2005

    June 18:First graduation ceremony of students having completed an entire program of study at PKU Shenzhen.

  • 2004

    PKU Shenzhen begins the establishment of its Shenzhen Business School.

  • 2003

    September:PKU Shenzhen moves from its temporary campus in Shenzhen High-Tech Zone to University Town, where the first construction phase is completed.

  • 2002

    April: Establishment of main campus program extensions to Shenzhen.

    September: First school year start for PKU Shenzhen students: they were 213 that year, including 3 Ph.D. students.

  • 2001

    January: Approved by the Ministry of Education in January 2001, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School was established through the cooperation of Peking University and the Shenzhen Municipal Government.

    September 25: Opening ceremony