China

Representative offices of German universities
in China

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Liaison Office of RWTH Aachen University in Beijing

Liaison Office of RWTH Aachen University in Beijing

Established in: 2007
Tasks:
• Recruitment of talented students
• Maintenance of links with partner universities and institutions
• Alumni work
• Advice to the university on current developments
• Support for researchers of RWTH Aachen University in China
Internet: www.beijing.rwth-aachen.de

Universität Bayreuth

The University of Bayreuth's Gateway Office in China, Shanghai

The University of Bayreuth's Gateway Office in China, Shanghai

Established in: 2016
Tasks:
The Gateway Office is a service centre for all members of the University of Bayreuth and our partners in China. It is also a point of contact for Chinese and Bayreuth students and researchers to help them further advance cooperation in research and teaching and establish and consolidate links with institutions in research and industry.
The University of Bayreuth also anticipates that the new office will further cement its success in attracting qualified Chinese students and doctoral candidates. In addition, the University of Bayreuth's Gateway Office plays an important role in the initiation and maintenance of cooperation agreements at university level and in alumni support.
Internet: www.uni-bayreuth.de/en/international/internationalization-strategy/activities-china/gateway-office/index.html

Freie Universität Berlin

Beijing Office

Beijing Office

Established in: 2005
Tasks:
• Assistance in the identification of suitable international cooperation partners and the initiation of international contacts
• Support for the recruitment of early career researchers, e.g. by publicising international calls issued by Freie Universität Berlin such as doctoral fellowships and postdoctoral positions, or in individual cases, by screening applications
• Marketing for study and doctoral training programmes of Freie Universität Berlin
• Publicising new research projects (Collaborative Research Centres, clusters etc.) and recent research results from Freie Universität Berlin (e.g. through websites, newsletters or mailing lists)
• Assistance for researchers based at Freie Universität Berlin to organise conferences and other events abroad
• Providing information about academic and research developments in the region (e.g. information about new scholarship or research programmes)
• Organisation of and support for international alumni activities
Internet: www.fu-berlin.de/china

Technische Universität Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt Liaison Office at Tongji University, Shanghai

TU Darmstadt Liaison Office at Tongji University, Shanghai

Established in: 2014
Tasks:
• University cooperation arrangements and economic cooperation arrangements in China
• Advice to professors and students
• Initiation of contacts
• Project management
Internet: www.tu-darmstadt.de/tongji/index.en.jsp

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

China Office of the University of Göttingen, Nanjing

China Office of the University of Göttingen, Nanjing

Established in: 2008
Tasks:
The aim of the China Office is to strengthen relations between Chinese universities and research institutions and the University of Göttingen. It serves as a point of contact and information for Chinese universities, researchers and students who are interested in the University of Göttingen and for researchers and students from Göttingen who cooperate with peers in China or are visiting China. It supports cooperation arrangements between the institutions on the Göttingen campus and partners throughout China, including Hong Kong and Macao, and in Taiwan. Its tasks are to initiate and support collaboration in research endeavours and study programmes between partners in China and the University of Göttingen as well as other institutions on the Göttingen campus, to recruit outstanding Chinese students and researchers, to promote the exchange of researchers, students and staff, to organise academic events and delegation visits to China and Germany and to support the ongoing development of the alumni network in China.
Internet: www.uni-goettingen.de/en/200088.html

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Beijing Office

Beijing Office

Established in: 2007
Tasks:
• Advice on study and research opportunities at the University of Jena and the application process, recruitment of highly qualified students and graduates from China
• Planning and implementation of marketing measures (presentations, university open days, international fairs), promotion of the University of Jena in China
• Support for delegations of German university members in China
• Maintenance and expansion of existing partnerships with Chinese universities and research institutes
• Initiation of new cooperation arrangements with Chinese universities
• Evaluation of enquiries about possible cooperation arrangements from China
• Provision of support for student exchange programmes
• Production of Chinese-language publications and promotional material
• Maintenance of the Chinese website and the social media presence in China
• Translation and interpreting
Internet: www.uni-jena.de/en/start.html;
www.cn.uni-jena.de

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

KIT China Branch, Suzhou

KIT China Branch, Suzhou

Established in: 2014
Tasks:
• Point of contact and coordination office to support members of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in local activities
• Positioning of the KIT brand and key areas of interest
• Symposia
• Seminars for alumni
• Advanced training events (business model)
• Showcases and matchmaking for industry partnerships (giving preference to Jiangsu, the partner region of the State of Baden-Württemberg, together with Baden-Württemberg International, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry etc.)
• Summer schools/exchange programmes for students (e.g. within the scope of the Sino-European Engineering Education Platform (SE3P) and the International University Consortium in Earth Science (IUCES))
• Intercultural measures, promotion of
KIT/Karlsruhe/Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion
• Annual reception to which partners and representatives of the State of Baden-Württemberg and other (funding) policy organisations are invited
• Participation in marketing measures for KIT in China (e.g. student information events held by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD))
• Support for the expansion of strategic partnerships between KIT and universities in Jiangsu province and the Greater Shanghai area
Contact: oliver.schmidtnospam-kit.edu

Universität zu Köln and China-NRW Alliance

University of Cologne Liaison Office in Beijing

University of Cologne Liaison Office in Beijing

Member universities of the China-NRW Alliance:
• Technische Universität Dortmund
• Technische Hochschule Köln
• Universität zu Köln
• Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
• Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Established in: 2007
Tasks:
The China Office serves as an information centre for Chinese and German students, researchers, alumni and organisations interested in an international exchange. The local Chinese representative uses her knowledge of the Chinese higher education sector to provide stakeholders with information on developments in top-level research and the university landscape in China.
The office also represents the five German universities in the China-NRW Alliance – Dortmund University of Technology, TH Cologne, the University of Münster, the University of Wuppertal and the University of Cologne. The representative places students, researchers and projects in all five member universities. The Alliance was set up with the aim of jointly establishing and strengthening relations with Chinese universities and institutions. The Alliance coordinates joint activities with its partners, supports knowledge transfer between relevant bodies and serves as a point of contact for interested parties.
Internet: www.portal.uni-koeln.de/beijing.html?&L=1

Technische Universität München

TUM Beijing

TUM Beijing

Established in: 2006
Tasks:
TUM Beijing serves as the first point of contact for partner universities, prospective students, doctoral candidates and researchers from China and Taiwan and represents the Technical University of Munich (TUM) at fairs and information events. Regular alumni events, pre-departure webinars for future TUM students from China and the popular TUM-Weibo account make the TUM community in China one of the most active and involved in the world. TUM Beijing also shares information on developments taking place in the Chinese and Taiwanese higher education markets and supports TUM members while they are visiting the region.
Internet: www.international.tum.de/en/beijing/

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

LMU representation for China (Beijing)

LMU representation for China (Beijing)

Established in: 2015
Tasks:
Establishment and expansion of links between Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München and Chinese universities and research institutions, advice to prospective students, and assistance with the preliminary selection of doctoral candidates, especially in the CSC-LMU programme offered in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC)
Internet: www.en.uni-muenchen.de/about_lmu/contact/int_office/contacts_and_office_hours/by_area/lmu_representation_abroad/index.html

Universität Siegen

China Branch Office of the University of Siegen in Beijing

China Branch Office of the University of Siegen in Beijing

Established in: 2009
Tasks:
The China Branch Office supports the many and varied relations between the University of Siegen and universities in China and supports university cooperation arrangements and alumni work.
The office also advises Chinese students on choosing a degree programme or on planning a doctoral project in Siegen and provides assistance during the application process. It works closely with the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS) in the Cultural Section of the German Embassy and the Office of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Beijing.
In addition, the China Branch Office advises students and researchers from the University of Siegen who are planning a visit to the People's Republic of China.
Internet: www.uni-siegen.de/start/index.html.en?lang=en;
www.uni-siegen.de/isa/chinabuero/buero/index.html.cn?lang=cn