Prof. Paul De Knop – Rector of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), the university that coordinates the EU Erasmus Mundus EU-China DOC project, gave an opening and welcome speech at the 3rd EU-China DOC Conference and Workshop held on 14-15 November 2014 at Shanghai Jiaotong University. He highlighted the importance of the quality of doctoral education and the EU-China cooperation in this field.
The 3rd EU-China DOC Conference and Workshop welcomed about 60 participants and experts in doctoral education from the EU, China, and other parts of the world. The Conference featured numerous presentations about the project objectives, European and Chinese doctoral schools case studies and quality assurance systems, and offered an opportunity to discuss the key cooperation issues of VUB with SJTU, including Master and Doctoral Education, joint research, student and faculty mobility, and academic exchanges in various fields.
Visit the website of the EU-China DOC to learn more about the 3rd EU-China DOC Conference and Workshop and discover the presentations given by the speakers.
Apart from visiting the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), the host of the 3rd EU-China DOC Conference, the VUB Rector paid official visits to three other Chinese universities in Shanghai: Fudan University, Tongji University, and Shanghai University of Sport (SUS).