Studying China’s Political System and Foreign Relations in the heart of Beijing
        People @ SIR
        People @ SIR


        The school has a high-level faculty team, consistently engaged in political science, international politics, diplomacy teaching and research. As of 2019, SIR reunites 39 faculty members, including 32 full-time teachers, 6 professors (9 part-time professors) and 15 associate professors. All our instructors possess doctoral degrees.

        Many have been previously affiliated with Harvard University, University of Chicago, German Institute of International Politics and Security, Berlin Free University, London School of Economics and Political Science, Waseda University, and Aichi University in Japan, South Korea Seoul National University, National University of Singapore and other overseas renowned institutions of higher learning and research institutions. Our teachers have shown good professional quality in teaching and scientific research. They have published a large number of high-quality papers and works, which have won great influence in academic circles.

        While the scale of the faculty of the school has significantly expanded, the level of talent has steadily improved. One of the school teachers has been awarded the title of special allowance expert by the State Council, one person has been awarded the title of "Excellent Teacher" in Beijing, and one has been selected by the Ministry of Education as the "Talents Support Program for the New Century". One faculty member has won the title of "Four Groups" of talents in Beijing's propaganda and culture system and two have been selected as "Young Talent Program" in Beijing. One person has won the first prize and two people won the second prize for outstanding achievements in Beijing's philosophy and social sciences. Two of our faculty members received the second prize for outstanding achievements in education and teaching in Beijing, and four were selected as "Distinguished Young Scholars" and "Outstanding Young Scholars" in the school. Three academics were awarded the "Wang Linsheng Award", two were selected Huiyuan Young Talent program. Many teachers were selected as excellent teachers, excellent education administrator, scientific research model, teaching model, excellent undergraduate teaching management staff, outstanding graduate education staff and outstanding Communist Party members. The proportion of outstanding academics places SIR at the forefront of UIBE.

        The school also pays special attention to the use of visiting scholars to enhance the strength of teaching and research. SIR has hired Mr. Mukul Sanwal, former senior adviser to the United Nations Environmental Program, Professor Qin Yaqing, Dean of the Foreign Affairs School, Professor Jerald McBeath of the University of Alaska, and the former Minister of International Department of the CPC Central Committee, Professor Yu Hongjun. SIR similarly invited the Vice-President of the Jilin Provincial People's Political Consultative Conference, Professor Lin Yanzhi, Professor Yu Keping of Peking University and other famous scholars at home and abroad. Their rich academic research experience and profound theoretical cultivation have had a great impact on teachers and students, and injected new vitality into SIR’s faculty.