Leiden - China
China is an important partner for Leiden University. Leiden University works together with more than 20 Chinese universities and hosts close to 400 Chinese Bachelor's, Master's and PhD students. Leiden has designated China a priority country with which it seeks to establish a partnership program of long-term teaching and research collaboration.
News about China
The corona crisis through the eyes of social scientists
The corona crisis relates to not only the medical field but also the field of the social sciences and humanities. SSH Beraad, a consultation body that...
The Yenching Academy selects Honours Student of LUC The Hague
Sylvie Ramakers of Leiden University College The Hague has been accepted to the prestigious Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing China, ma...
Why the WTO ban on China’s export duties should be ‘greened’
China is prohibited from using export duties to address any environmental problems. This is unfortunate, according to PhD candidate Fengan Jiang (Rich...
A look at the communication strategies of a Chinese state-owned media outlet
How does the Chinese government communicate with its citizens? Yuxi Nie obtained her PhD with her thesis on communication strategies of the Chinese st...
Guest Lecture Ambassador Ron Keller
On Friday 8 November 2019, Ron Keller, former ambassador of the Netherlands to China, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia gave a guest lecture at the Institute...
A visit to our partners in China
China is an important partner of Leiden University. We collaborate with more than 20 Chinese universities and welcome around 400 Chinese Bachelor’s, M...
Chinese delegation visits International Institute of Air and Space Law
From 26 August until 5 September 2019, a group of 20 Chinese government officials, industry representatives and academics attended an intensive course...
Willemijn Aerdts on the arrest of Chinese Spy
Dutch radio corporation ‘BNR’ contacted Willemijn Aerdts, a lecturer at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs, for her opinion on the arrest. ‘...
Leiden University to end agreement with Confucius Institute
Leiden University will not extend the present partnership agreement with the Institute, which comes to an end on 31 August 2019.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pays lightning visit to Leiden University
During his two-day visit to the Netherlands, the Chinese Prime Minister paid an unexpected visit to Leiden on 16 October. Li Keqiang spoke with Rector...