University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (UCASS)

Established in 1978, the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (GSCASS) is one of the earliest institutions for graduate programs in China, equipped with the most comprehensive setup of disciplines in humanities and social sciences. Authorized to provide a wide range of degree programs, GSCASS offers 16 nationally categorized first-level disciplines of doctoral degree and 17 of master's, alongside 115 sub-disciplines of doctoral degree, 120 sub-disciplines of master's degree and 7 sub-disciplines of professional master's degree. 

During the last four decades, GSCASS has been committed to inspiring students of distinction who aspire to develop their prominent academic expertise and outstanding research abilities. With the unfailing support of knowledgeable scholars and researchers from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the Graduate School has grown into a national stronghold for young social scientists, fostering an influential pool of talents for humanities and social sciences in China. By February of 2020, GSCASS has conferred 5,496 doctoral degrees and 12,107 master degrees on its candidates.

Throughout the past years, GSCASS has continued to prosper. To its greatest pride, GSCASS is home to a family of alumni who have made significant contributions to stimulating Chinese economic growth, deepening theoretical exploration and scientific research, and advancing social development. According to the China Academy of Management Science, GSCASS for many years has ranked first for its comprehensive strength in graduate education in humanities and social sciences in China.