Mass media has reported that the number of foreign students in the Netherlands has reached a record in the academic year 2016/2017, and has doubled in the past 10 years.
Beijing Foreign Studies University in China has launched a nationwide search for students with the passion and talent to study the languages used in countries along the Belt and Road Initiative. The specialized university kicked off an independent recruitment program to find candidates for 22 language majors that will be offered in the next academic year. Amongst others, Dutch is one of the languages.
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Detlef Lohse, professor of Fluid Science at University of Twente, was appointed at the Tsinghua University in Beijing as Chair Professor of Fluid Engineering. He will regularly stay in China. In addition to this inauguration, both universities have discussed closer cooperation.
More details can be found on AD.
Neso China invites educational consultant agencies to the event in Beijing on May 12 about the education in the Netherlands.
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A regional training center strives for more internships in China. A vocational school wants teachers to gain international experience. Another regional training center sets the goal of increasing incoming students’ mobility. The Sino-Dutch Shadowing Program, which helps these organizations on the way, will be over soon.
For more details, please see the news on Nuffic.
The Orange Carpet Award (OCA) for Best Practices in Internationalization was awarded for the ninth time during the Nuffic Year Congress on April 4, 2017. Projects and individuals who have recently provided a special cross-sectoral contribution to the internationalization of education were eligible for the award.
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November 19 to 22, a Dutch delegation took part in PhD workshops held in Beijing and Shanghai, to interview Chinese candidates for PhD positions in the Netherlands.
With over 40 Dutch representatives, the Dutch delegation was the largest foreign group participating in the PhD workshops in Beijing.
Please see the news on Netherlands Embassy and Consulates, China
The first China-EU Education Ministers Conference hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Education was held on Tuesday 11 October in the State Guesthouse Diaoyutai.
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State Secretary Van Rijn started his visit to China on October 31 with a network reception at the residence in Beijing. During the network reception, he also witnessed the signing of several Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) between businesses and research institutes.
For the full report, please refer to the source from Netherlands Embassy and Consulates, China