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9 October: Lecture and debate with Cui Liru. BICCS has the pleasure to invite you to a debate with Cui Liru on Thursday 9 October between 17h00 and 18h30. The meeting takes place on the campus of our university. A member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese Peoples’ Political Consultative Conference and of the Foreign Policy Consulting Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Cui an influential Chinese voice on international affairs. During this meeting, he will elaborate on the impact of China’s reform plans on its foreign policy. More details will follow, but those interested, can register by sending an email to

About the institute: BICCS serves as the capital of Europe's main academic hub between Europe and China. It aims to increase European understanding of contemporary China and its impact on world affairs. Departing from solid academic research, BICCS offers advanced training for graduates. (Presentation)

  Learning Programmes

PG: China business development
PG: Chinese business law
PG: Contemporary China Studies
PG: Investing in the EU
Course: Chinese foreign policy
Course: Language classes

  Latest Publications

Asia Papers on renewable energy and outward investment. Book chapter: Security in East Asia. Asia Paper: China's forex reserves. Asia Paper: China in the Indian Ocean. Article: EU-China economic relations. Asia Paper on China's energy policies. 

  Upcoming Events

We are preparing a new seminar series for the autumn. More news follows.