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More than 100 participants for EU-CHINA Conference on Doctoral Education at VUB

EU-CHINA Conference and Workshop

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) welcomed more than 100 European and Chinese participants for the EU-CHINA DOC Conference and Workshop on European Doctoral Education and EU-China Dialogue and Cooperation in Doctoral Education. 

This second official conference and workshop of the EU-CHINA DOC took place on on 8-9 May. The conference is an EU Erasmus Mundus Action 3 project, supported by the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union. The participants include administrators, policy makers, academic staff and Phd students from EU countries and China. 

Prof. Dr. Jan Cornelis, Vice Rector of VUB opened the conference and reviewed the achievement of the project's first conference in Beijing. The two days event highlights EU-China cooperation in doctoral education, which is highly welcomed by all stakeholders both in Europe and China. The project's next conference and workshop will be held at Shanghai Jiaotong University in China in 14-16 November, 2014.