The 5th Wuhan University International Forum Sincerely Invites Prominent Young Talents

Featured Forum: April 20-22, 2018

Forum Season: December 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Location: Wuhan, China
Organizer: Wuhan University


1. About the Forum

Wuhan University International Forum for Interdisciplinary Sciences and Engineering is providing a platform for prominent young talents at home and abroad to enhance brainstorming and cross-disciplinary exchange, and advance interdisciplinary sciences and collaborative innovation, with the goal of striving for the construction of world class leading university and disciplines. The forum has already been successfully held for four times, and nearly 1,000 outstanding young scholars from over 30 countries and regions in the world have attended the forum. The forum has become an important platform for the talent recruitment of Wuhan University.

Wuhan University carefully devised the blueprint of ‘the 13th Five Year Plan’, vigorously implemented the strategy of ‘reinvigorating the university with talents’", and strongly pushed forward the construction of world-class university and first-class disciplines. Our university owns the national high-end think tank of ‘Institute of International Law’, the ‘Collaborative Innovation Center for Geospatial Technology’, the ‘Collaborative Innovation Center for Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights’, and the ‘Center of Cooperative Innovation for Judicial Civilization’. Some interdisciplinary research institutions and platforms have been established, such as the Institute for Advanced Studies, Medical Research Institute, and the Institute of Technological Sciences, endeavoring to establish high-level academic research platforms for young scholars at home and abroad.  

The 5th forum is now launched, and we sincerely invite prominent young talents all around the world to gather at Mountain Luojia and join in Wuhan University, the most beautiful university in China for mutual development and prosperity.  


2. Relevant Areas

The forum covers a wide range of areas such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering Science, Information Science, Life Science, Medical Science, Environment and Geoscience, Philosophy, law, Economics, Management Science, Literature and Art, History, Education, and other interdisciplinary areas.


3. Requirements for Applicants

1) Under the age of 40.

2) The forum is open to overseas researchers who have received a doctoral degree from internationally renowned universities abroad or received a doctoral degree from domestic universities with 3-year overseas working experience.

3) Those who make good academic achievements or have great potentials in the research area.

In particular, prominent scholars such as ‘Youth Thousand Talents’, ‘Youth Chang Jiang Scholar’, ‘Outstanding Youth Fund Winners’ , and ‘Top Talents of Youth’ are cordially invited to attend the forum at our university.


4. Form and Schedule

In order to attract young scholars at home and abroad in wide range, the forum consists of two forms: the featured forum and forum season, making the time more flexible.

Featured Forum

April 20, 2018: Check-in

April 21-22, 2018: Opening Ceremony, Speeches and Presentations, Communications and Interactions

Forum Season

Time Period: December 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

For those who are not available in the Featured Forum, you can choose to participate in the Forum Season. We still extend our warm welcome to you, and you may pick a convenient time to visit Wuhan University through mutual communication and negotiation with relevant schools and research institutions of our university.

* Please remember to choose either Featured Forum or Forum Season when you make on-line application.


5.  Application Process

Please login: to register and submit the application.

Invited scholars of the Featured Forum will receive an invitation email from the organizer with further details before March 31, 2018.

For Invited young scholars of the Forum Season, the forum’s organizer will send an invitation email to you at an appropriate time through negotiations.

Please feel free to contact us for further details and your application to our forum is highly welcomed.


6. Travel and accommodation

The forum organizer will provide board and lodging during the forum (free of charge). Travel reimbursement is available for each participant based on actual expenditure (economy-class only).


7. Contact Information

Tel: +86-27-68756990

Fax: +86-27-68754199


Contact: Yuan Xiaoming, Yuan Ze, Liu Xiaohui