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
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...
Leiden strengthens collaboration with China
A delegation from Leiden University, headed by Vice-Rector Hester Bijl, was in China from 9 to 11 October. During the visit to different universities ...
Archaeologist teaches Honours Course in The Hague: “The past is still alive.”
This semester archaeologist Dr Marike van Aerde teaches an Honours Course at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs in The Hague. “In the cours...
Call for Paper Proposals China: Global Leadership Diplomacy
A more powerful and prosperous China is exerting unprecedented influence on global affairs and the Chinese government is openly pursuing a proactive d...
Friso Stevens in de Volkskrant about the Chinese investment drive
Friso Stevens, External PhD candidate at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) at Leiden University, wrote in de Volkskrant on the Chine...
Universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam aiming to work together on cooperation with China
Chinese universities have big ambitions to be among the leading international higher education institutions. What does this mean in terms of opportun...
Two Leiden Law School Alumni Awarded Second Prize of Wells-HeinOnline-Frontiers of Law in China Paper Competition
Dr. Jingshu Zhu, a former PhD student at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, and Ms. Qiaozi Guanglin, alumna from Leiden Law School’s ...
This was the Leiden Asia Year
2017 was the Leiden Asia Year. Leiden has had connections with Asia and built up extensive knowledge of the continent over many centuries. This Leiden...