• Established in 2021, the School of International Studies at Nanjing University is dedicated to researching and teaching in international relations, world politics, and national security. The origins of international political research at Nanjing University date back to the establishment of thepolitical science departments of Southeast University and Central University in 1921, and the political science department of Nanking University in 1924. After the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, research on international issues at Nanjing University continued to thrive and developed its own academic characteristics.