UNICA-Santander-Compostela Workshop on cooperation with China - Brussels 7 June 2012


On 7 June in Brussels, UNICA together with Santander Group and Compostela Group Networks hold a Workshop “Strategies for Successful Europe-China Collaboration in Research and Education”.

The event was a third in a series initiative organised jointly by the 3 Networks, following successful workshops on the University-Enterprise Collaboration for Adult Education (2009) and on Successful Management of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes (2011).

The Workshop gathered more than 100 participants: University representatives and policymakers. 

Download the programme (version: 6 June)


Opening speech by Maurits VAN ROOIJEN, Compostela Group President

Jianmin LI, Minister-Counselor, The Mission of the People's Republic of China to the EU, China's Funding Policies for Academic Mobility Schemes

Gustaaf GEERAERTS, Director of Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Implications and Challenges in Europe-China Relations in Higher Education

Presentations of case studies from Networks' member universities:

Conclusions of the round tables

Concluding remarks by Jean-Pierre DE GREVE, Vice-Rector for International Relations Vrije Univeriteit Brussel, member of the UNICA Steering Committee

Thursday, 7 June, 2012