October 15, 2022 - March 10, 2023
The Stanford e-China application is now closed.
Spring 10-week course dates: March 25 to May 27, 2023 (China Time)
Final deadline to apply: March 10, 2023. (Early-bird deadline: January 31, 2023.) Applications are considered on a rolling basis.
Tuition: $4000 USD (Early-bird: $3500 USD)
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Stanford University is offering a new distance-learning opportunity to exceptional high school students and year 1–2 university students from China. This interactive, online course will focus on technologies changing the world, including green tech, finance tech, health tech, and artificial intelligence. In real-time seminars with leading Stanford University scholars and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, students will participate in a rigorous learning experience as they apply basic aspects of the Design Thinking framework to cutting-edge technologies that are defining our future and providing exciting areas for academic study, professional opportunities, and entrepreneurial innovation.
This English-language course will explore green tech, finance tech, health tech, and artificial intelligence. Students will be challenged to brainstorm innovative solutions to problems impacting technological advancements through discussions, assignments, and a mini design challenge. As a final project, students will identify and delve into a technological problem of personal interest in one of the course fields, apply design thinking skills to brainstorm human-centered solutions, and develop a slide presentation that culminates with a personal Action Plan. Students will also have an opportunity to collaborate virtually with American students.
Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion from SPICE, Stanford University. The top three students in the fall and spring courses will be invited to a ceremony at Stanford University in Silicon Valley.
Students will also gain practical, academic skills:
Course components emphasize active participation and development of student interests:
Admission to this program is competitive; up to 30 exceptional students will be accepted. Requirements include:
For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions, contact Carey Moncaster (Stanford e-China Instructor) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Liyi Ye (Stanford e-China Advisor in China) via WeChat at stanfordspice.