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Seminar EU-China higher education research collaboration: Collective Leadership

vrijdag, 29 september, 2017 - 09:00 to vrijdag, 29 september, 2017 - 14:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
1/2 day seminar

The Confucius Institute at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the EU-China Higher Education Research Center at VUB warmly welcome you to join the Seminar EU-China higher education research collaboration: Collective Leadership on 29 September 2017 at the VUB in Brussels.

Promoting research collaboration and leading collaborative research projects is a very important part of high education cooperation. In order to strengthen EU-China higher education cooperation in the area of collaborative research, this seminar focuses on key issues related to the establishment and collective leadership in research collaboration. The seminar participants will include research policy makers, research leaders, researchers and experts in knowledge transfer from both European and Chinese universities. The seminar aims to strengthen the cooperation between European and Chinese universities, especially European and Chinese research institutes or research groups.

The seminar is jointly organised by the Confucius Institute at the VUB and the LEAD project (Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education project, coordinated by VUB).

The preliminary programme is as follows:

Draft Programme


Welcome coffee


Opening & Welcome by VUB Vice Rector Research Policy (TBC)


Research policies and cooperation strategies


EU programmes & funding opportunities


Collective leadership for collaborative research projects: European and Chinese experience & insights


Discussions & way forward for EU-China research collaboration


Closing remarks


Networking lunch


End of the seminar


Registration for the seminar is currently open. Please register online before 25 August.

To complete your registration, please also send us an email to vub-ci@vub.be with the following information:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • University / Institution name
  • Function / Title
  • Email Address