Reflections on and Practices of Peking University Fulfilling Social Responsibility

  • Jingyi YeEmail author
Part of the Quality of Life in Asia book series (QLAS, volume 8)


This paper attempts to explain the meaning and connotation of Social Responsibility of Chinese Universities from the functional perspectives of university education, scientific research, social service and cultural inheritance. It presents a combination of three different ways through which a university can achieve social responsibility in modern times, in order to present information regarding Peking University’s performance of social duties. Examples used include the cultivation of students’ sense of social responsibility, localized poverty alleviation in Midu County in Yunnan Province, and advancing cooperation between school and enterprise.


Chinese students Implementation model Peking University University education University social responsibility (USR) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peking University CouncilBeijingChina

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