Applicants for Sino-Foreign Joint ResearchPh.D. Subprogram and Ph.D. in China Subprogram should submit their applications to the Confucius Institute Headquarters by February 20th, 2019. The application materials should include the Chinese versions. The Headquarters will organize the “Confucius China Studies Program” Expert Committee to conduct the appraisal and interview. The result of appraisal will be announced in the spring of 2019. The approval candidates will start their programs from the autumn of 2019. The starting and termination time of other subprograms will be determined in accordance to their specific situation.