Institute for China Studies

Welcome to the
Institute for China Studies

The Institute for China Studies offers industry focused courses and programs designed to support better informed decisions for international business, in China and with China-based enterprises

China business oriented
Programs & Courses

Business Insights

Community of
China Professionals

Online, Onsite & Blended Learning

Our Most In-Demand Courses

Our Experience

We provide international business-oriented students, working professionals and business executives with the essential knowledge and understanding required to make better-informed business decisions related to business in and with China, delivered via online learning, via public and in-company trainings.

Via our programs & courses, publications, business guides, and handbooks we aim to provide insights on how the latest developments shape China’s business landscape and influence international business. 

Our Latest Publications

We frequently release new publications, including business guides and handbooks in which we focus on the latest developments in China’s business landscape. 

Our main focus areas include business and entrepreneurship, commerce and trade, foreign and domestic investment, legal, regulatory and compliance matters, corporate finance and tax, human resources, business analysis on macro-economic, industry and corporate levels, as well as sales and business development.

Our Programs & Courses In Numbers


Fellowship Program


Executive Programs


Diploma Courses


Certificate Courses

Press & Media

Institute for China Studies launches ICS Press

26 January 2024

ICS Press aims to support educational and academic publications by students, alumni, fellows, and faculty of ICS …

ICS supports Sustainable Development Goals

17 January 2024

Our focus is to contribute to the realization of the following three interconnected SDGs #4. Quality Education, #5. Gender Equality …

Dr. Van Ostende publishes new book

11 January 2024

Dr. Van Ostende publishes new eBook “China Secondment: Tax implications for Cross-border labor dispatch” …

Institute for China Studies incorporated

4 January 2024

We are proud and honored that the Institute for China Studies has been officially incorporated. An important milestone to celebrate! …