Networks & Partners – University of Copenhagen

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Networks & Partners

ThinkChina works with a variety of partners both inside the University of Copenhagen and outside.

Partners at the University of Copenhagen

Asian Dynamics Initiative - A cross-faculty initiative at the university that aims at coordinating existing research and teaching on Asia while creating a common platform for new, interdisciplinary Asian studies and research. Asian Dynamics Initiative also organizes an annual international conference that highlights an Asian theme from a variety of different disciplinary angles.
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies  - An academically independent pan-Nordic research and resource center that focuses on modern Asia from a predominantly social sciences perspective.
Fudan-European Centre for China Studies - A research centre for comparative studies of China and Europe established by Fudan University and based at Nordic Institute of Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen. (Newly established, website to come)

External collaborators

Copenhagen Business Confucius Classroom - A Confucius Classroom is being established at Niels Brock in collaboration with Kunming University of Science and Technology that focuses on Danish-Chinese business relations as well as the development of Chinese language education.  (Establishment in progress, website to come)


The Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC) is a partnership between all eight Danish universities, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) to promote and strengthen collaboration between Danish and Chinese learning environments and increase mobility of students and researchers between Denmark and China.


Danish Cultural Center is Denmark’s official platform for the exchange of culture and art in China, our field of work aims at bringing culture and human values at the heart of creativity, learning and innovation with an approach funded on encounter and respect.


The objectives of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China are to promote, study and advance commercial and industrial relations, investments and trade between Denmark and China.

Asia Research Community - A specialized research community located at Copenhagen Business School focussing on mainly business-related issues.


The Yenching Academy at Peking University introduces students to China’s rich history and culture, as well as its real-time development. As a prestigious college within Peking University, The Yenching Academy prepares a diverse group of international and Chinese students for tackling the most challenging issues facing the world.


Danish-Chinese Urban and Regional Cooperation - Network established by the Ministry of Housing, Urban and Rural Affairs that brings together municipalities, cities, regions, knowledge institutions, and public-private partnerships that work with China. Objective of strengthening Danish-Chinese collaborations on sub-national levels and outside the scope of purely private enterprises.

Danish-Chinese Business Forum - An executive network of Danish and Chinese companies and other institutions including universities that works at strengthening commercial ties between the two countries.