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China Media Observatory at USI:  China Media Observatory aims at systematically monitoring the evolution of the system of media and communications in China according to the main economic, political as well as social and cultural dimensions. In function of the activities it carries out, the Observatory favors exchanges for teaching and research purposes and establishes collaboration agreements with European universities, which have started permanent activity of research on media in China, as well as with Chinese universities which are interested in collaborating and exchanges with our university in the scientific and teaching field.  Link: http://www.chinamediaobs.org/

School of Journalism and Communication, Peking University: Peking University is a pioneer in modern Journalistic education in China. In 1918, Peking University started the first Journalistic course and founded the Journalism Research Institute that was the first of its kind in China. In 1952, Peking University opened the first Journalism Studies program since the founding of the People's Republic of China and the new School of Journalism and Communication was established in 2001. Founded in 1898, Peking University was the first national comprehensive university in China and became a center for progressive thought in China across time. Mao Zedong, Chen Duxiu, Hu Shi and many other leaders of China all gained professional experience here. In 2014, The Chinese University Alumni Association and China Education Center considered it as No.1 among national universities. Internationally, both the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the World Reputation Rankings recently placed Peking University at 45th in the world. Link: http://sjc.pku.edu.cn/English.aspx