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  • VUB-prof Kristien De MartelaerFrom September 2015 Prof. Dr. Kristine De Martelaer, working at the faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, will take up a special chair (bijzonder hoogleraar) at the University Utrecht. During 5 years she will be working 20% in the domain Pedagogy of Physical Education.

  • The 3rd EU-China DOC Conference and Workshop -held on 14-15 November 2014- was hosted by Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU).

  • VUB delegatie naar KoreaFrom 20 to 24 May 2013, a VUB delegation headed by Prof. Jan Cornelis (Vice-Rector for International Policy), visited several universities and research institutions in Korea. The delegation included Dr. Jacqueline Couder (Head of IRMO), Dr. M. Miryung Kim (Executive Director of EU-Korea Institute), and Prof. Eric Franckx (Law Faculty).

  • The Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in cooperation with the Turkish Ministry for EU Affairs, invites you to the keynote speech 'Turkey in Europe' given by the Turkish Minister for European Union Affairs and Chief Negotiator, Egemen Bağış. The event will take place on Wednesday 9 November 2011 from 11:30, with the keynote speech of the Minister at 12:00, followed by Q&A until 13:00.
  • The Vrije Universiteit Brussel further expands its international arena. During a mission to China, the Minister of the Brussels Region Jean-Luc Vanraes signed an agreement with the city of Xi’an relating to collaboration in the areas of education and scientific research. Minister Benoit Cerexhe will also sign this agreement in Brussels. The agreement is a consequence of the long-standing cooperation between Vrije Universiteit Brussel and North-western Polytechnic University (NPU) in the historic Chinese city of Xi’an.
  • During the princely mission to China, a Belgian consortium under the management of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel signed an agreement with the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. This new international partnership includes joint initiatives in all disciplines of art, both in China and in Belgium. An international study package will also be organised for this. In Beijing, the partnership started immediately with the ‘Super-organism’ biennial, exhibiting works by leading Belgian and Chinese artists.