Utrecht University's collaboration in Asia focus on China and India. In China we have selected 10 Utrecht University Partners (UUPs), in India 6.
UUPs in China (all websites also available in Chinese)
UUPs in India
Utrecht University offers a number of funding instruments to further the collaboration with our partners in China and India. Read more at the Open Calls page.
China Scholarship Council – Utrecht University (CSC-UU) PhD-programme
The China Scholarship Council – Utrecht University PhD Scholarship Programme yearly offers PhD candidates from China the opportunity to start a PhD programme at Utrecht University on a 4 year scholarschip. Upon completing the PhD candidates will receive a Utrecht University PhD degree. Selection for this programme is undertaken by Utrecht University and by the China Scholarship Council, respectively. CSC deadline: 20 March to 5 April 2013.
Cooperation with Chinese University of Hong Kong
Utrecht University has signed two bilateral agreements with the Chinese University of Hong Kong
to strengthen the cooperation in the Utrecht University strategic themes: Sustainability
, Life Sciences
, and Youth and Identity
and in the CUHK Focused Areas of Research: Chinese Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Information Sciences, Economics and Finance, and Geoinformation and Earth Sciences. The agreements will encourage staff and PhD exchange between the two partners.Information and application form CUHK-UU staff exchange 2012Information and application form CUHK-UU PhD exchange (forthcoming)
Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School
In 2012 Utrecht University together with Delft University of Technology, AkzoNobel and McKinsey&Company launched the Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS). This triple helix programme is funded and organised by a unique public-private partnership between all 13 Dutch research universities, 16 Dutch companies and 4 government ministries. The partners acknowledge Asia’s increasing importance and the urgency to introduce the younger Dutch generation to the dynamics of Asia and the opportunities that the continent presents to the Netherlands. NAHSS offers excellent students from all Dutch research universities the opportunity to attend a summer school in Asia and to experience Asia’s society, culture, academia and business.
Visit to Asia in May 2012
Prof.dr. Bert van der Zwaan, Rector Magnificus of Utrecht University
and Prof. Dr. ZHOU Qifeng, President of Peking University
A Utrecht University delegation visited Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing in May 2012. During the visit existing cooperation was strengthened and new contacts were established in research and education in two of the four Utrecht University strategic themes: Institutions
and Youth & Identity
. In addition the partnership with the Chinese University of Hong Kong within the Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School
was intensified and a joint PhD programme in Econmic and Social History was launched with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1) Prof.dr. Bert van der Zwaan, Rector Magnificus and Professor of Biogeology
2) Prof.dr. Wiljan van den Akker Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Professor of Modern Literature
3) Prof. dr. Henk Kummeling Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance, Professor of Constitutional Law
4) Prof. dr. Werner Raub Dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Professor of Sociology
5) Prof.dr. Wilma Vollebergh, Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science
6) Prof. dr. Bas van Bavel, Professor of Economic and Social History
7) Mr. Leon vd Zande, Director Academic Affairs Office
8) Mr. Wouter Feldberg, Policy Advisor (Internationalization - Asia)
Send a mail to the Academic Affairs Office for more information about international collaboration. If you have questions about practical issues regarding the student exchange options, please take a look at the website of the Student Desk.