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03 July 2024

Eddie Ashbee appointed new Head of Public Management and Social Development

Eddie Ashbee, Professor with special responsibilities at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) has been appointed as the new Danish Head of the Educational Programme for Public Management and Social Development. He succeeds his colleague, Duncan Wigan.
01 July 2024

Celebrating the 2024 graduates - a crucial role in fostering strong relations

There were countless proud and happy faces, at SDC, when the 2024 graduates were celebrated for completing their Master’s degrees.
28 June 2024

SDC 2024 Ideathon: Two intense days of innovation

Two intense days of innovating solutions inspired by four of the Sustainable Development Goals just concluded for 120 Master’s degree students and 25 mentors from companies and academia.
28 June 2024

What do Danish companies think of doing business in China?

The quarterly Danish Business Outlook on China (DBOC) has been released for Q2, 2024.
12 June 2024

Companies’ activities in China are crucial for global performance

The third comprehensive survey of Danish companies in China has been launched.
31 May 2024

SDC Towards Green Transition

More than people from Denmark and China were gathered in Copenhagen to explore opportunities for new Sino-Danish knowledge collaborations.
17 May 2024

SDC Annual Report out now

Read the annual reports - one for each Danish university.
18 April 2024

UCAS International Summer School 2024

The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) will host the UCAS International Summer School 2024, a platform designed to facilitate research and collaboration in the field of global change at SDC.
02 April 2024

What do Danish companies think of doing business in China?

The quarterly Danish Business Outlook on China (DBOC) has been released for Q1, 2024.
24 January 2024

Morten Frederiksen Joins the Danish Board of SDC

New board member: I am very familar with SDC.
17 January 2024

Kristine Kilså Joins the Danish Board of SDC

Kristine Kilså has recently assumed a key role on the Danish Board of SDC, succeeding Kristian Pedersen as Aarhus University’s representative in the board.
15 January 2024

Students present solutions to real-world innovation challenges in Shanghai

Students on the Innovation Management programme at SDC went on a four-day expedition to Shanghai.
22 December 2023

DBOC Q4 2023 out now

The quarterly Danish Business Outlook on China has been released
15 December 2023

CORPORATE INNOVATION DAYS 2023: Shaping Global Innovation Strategy Amidst Disruption and Change

On December 11th and 12th, the SDC building buzzed with the spirit of innovation as it hosted Corporate Innovation Days 2023.
29 November 2023

CICALICS 2023: Embracing Emerging Technologies for a Sustainable Future

Last week SDC hosted CICALICS 2023, the China Innovation Circles and Academy – Learning, Innovation, and Competence Systems (CICALICS).
13 October 2023

What do Danish companies think of doing business in China?

The quarterly Danish Business Outlook on China has been released
06 September 2023

Intro in China: Fascinating and Challenging

Teaching has commenced and the newly arrived students of the 2023 cohort at SDC have begun their new everyday life.
10 August 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 cohort

A unique cohort of SDC graduates was celebrated when students, families and faculty met in Middelfart.
27 June 2023

A lifelong learning memory!

Spirits were high as the SDC graduates of 2023 were celebrated on campus in Beijing.
28 April 2023

The Construction of Huairou Science City

Report out now: A New Model for Global Science and Innovation Infrastructure? The Construction of Huairou Science City
20 April 2023

What do Danish companies think of doing business in China?

The overall short-term outlook of the Danish companies has significantly improved
14 April 2023

SDC 2022 Annual Report out now

It tells a story of a wide range of activities in Denmark and in China, in spite of closed borders.
22 December 2022

Leon joins coveted Arla F15® Graduate Programme

16 December 2022

New Danish Business Outlook on China released

So what do Danish companies think of doing business in China?
28 November 2022

Biomass – a problematic alternative

How can we solve the problems phosphorus causes, when biomass is used as an alternative to fossil fuels at power plants?
23 November 2022

A month’s writing in two days

37 SDC PhD students across nationalities and academic fields joined the annual SDC PhD writing retreat.
14 October 2022

Helle Waagepetersen joins the Danish board of SDC

Pro-Rector for Education at the University of Southern Denmark joins the Danish board of SDC.
01 September 2022

SDC alumna behind Chinese edition of popular brain book

Tang Jie got a full-time job in a high-tech company and recently she translated the Chinese edition of the book “Brains Explained”.
26 August 2022

Can people eat black soldier fly larvae fat?

Søren Valsøe Hansen researched the microbial food safety of fat from the black soldier fly larvae to assess its potential as foodstuff, in his thesis.
23 August 2022

Sex: The hidden variable

SDC PhD student Thomas Beck Lindhardt examined physiological and behavioural responses in male and female mice for awake MRI habituation.
23 August 2022

Celebrating the 10-Year anniversary of the first student cohort

The 10th anniversary of the first cohort of SDC students beginning their studies in China was celebrated at the Embassy of China in Copenhagen.
15 August 2022

Celebration of 2022 graduates!

11 August 2022

Welcome to the 2022 cohort of SDC students

The 2022 cohort just gathered in Middelfart for a two-day seminar – a preparation for their new lives as SDC students.
01 August 2022

Henrik works at Germany's largest accelerator centre

For Henrik S. Jeppesen the postdoc position is not solely about conducting his independent research. In fact, it takes up a minority of his working hours.
22 July 2022

My first international publication

Sun Chiyao’s desire for a career in academia made her determined to have her first article published in an English language journal before graduating.
14 July 2022

The first International Food Quality and Health students graduate

The first cohort of students that joined the International Food Quality and Health Master’s degree programme in 2020 have graduated.
11 July 2022

Journey before destination – SDC celebrates the 2022 graduates

84 master’s degree students and 30 PhD students were celebrated at the 2022 graduation ceremony.
05 July 2022

New Danish Business Outlook on China released

So what do Danish companies think of doing business in China?
28 June 2022

The most powerful punch in the natural world

Thorbjørn Erik Køppen Christensen studies how the properties of the stomatopod’s dactyl club surpass those of the components it is made of.
09 June 2022

Anika wants to improve antibody production for the pharma industry

Anika Kofod Petersen will defend her thesis on Monday thereby concluding a year of dedicating her efforts to improving antibody production for the pharmaceutical industry.
03 June 2022

2nd Report on Danish companies’ activities in China out now

02 June 2022

New Chairman of the Danish board of SDC

Rector Henrik C. Wegener from the University of Copenhagen joins the Danish board of SDC as Chairman.
11 May 2022

Special edition out now

In light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the disrupting effects of the latest COVID-19 outbreaks in China a special edition of ‘the Danish Business Outlook on China Index’ is out now.
22 April 2022

What do Danish companies think of doing business in China?

Danish business outlook on china index 2022 q1 is out now
06 April 2022

Peter Kragelund joins the Danish Board of SDC

Peter Kragelund, Dean of Social Sciences at Roskilde University, joins the Danish board of SDC.
30 March 2022

Neuro networking on several levels

50 plus researchers from five Danish universities, hospitals and Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen institutes at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) joined the annual SDC Neuroscience and Neuroimaging PhD symposium 28-29 March to address research, collaboration, and education.
24 March 2022

Chiara tailored public management to climate action

‘My dream job? Definetly to work to collectively address the climate, ecological and social crisis,’ says Chiara Fracasso.
11 February 2022

Jakob Fritz Hansen joins the Danish Board of SDC

Jakob Fritz Hansen, Director of the Office for Research, Advice and Innovation at DTU joins the Danish Board of SDC.
10 January 2022

Andreas creates new insight into embryonic development

Huge data files, small embryos and long days in front of the computer is everyday life for PhD student Andreas Fønss Møller.
07 January 2022

From Nano Scale to Micro Scale

An impressive interview experience and a project that got increasingly interesting, persuaded Elisabeth Filippa Ferdinand Knipschildt to take on a PhD position.
06 January 2022

Q4 2021 New Danish Business Outlook on China is out now

What is the current short-term outlook of Danish companies doing business in China?
04 January 2022

Cassandra recruited Danish health tech companies for Korea Market

Internship at the Embassy of Denmark in Korea
21 December 2021

Revealing the interaction between sweetness and sourness

Jonas investigates taste interactions between sweetness and sourness in beverages
15 December 2021

Nanna wanted to stand out from the crowd – it paid off

A month before defending her Innovation Management thesis, Nanna Fischer Olesen walked in the door at Novo Nordisk for her first day in the job she had wanted for years.
18 November 2021

SDC Porto trip 2021

18 November 2021

Søren predicts the future of wheat production

PhD student Søren Gjedde Sommer works on how to evaluate the most drought and heat resistant genotypes of wheat and investigates which physiological traits would be sensible to breed for in the future.
02 November 2021

Camp SDC - the nomadic students

What do you do when you are ready to jump on a plane to live and study in China and a pandemic throws a spanner into the works?
29 October 2021

Martin Jes Iversen is new board member

Vice Dean of International Education at CBS, Martin Jes Iversen, joins the Danish Board of SDC.
26 October 2021

The value of internship

SDC student and researcher behind headline in the South China Morning Post
22 October 2021

Kristian Pedersen Joins the Danish Board of SDC

Professor Kristian Pedersen, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Aarhus University, joins the Danish Board of SDC as Aarhus University’s representative.
20 October 2021

Neuro students give their opening speeches at annual symposium

Students presented their thesis projects when the annual Neuroscience and Neuroimaging symposium was held on 18-19 October.
11 October 2021

Pork chops and tuna steaks

Determining the shelf life of food products by investigating decay in meat and fish products is the objective of Kristian Key Milan Thamsborg’s PhD project.
08 October 2021

Morten pushes green transition thorough coating science

Did you know that barnacles, slime, mussels and algae on the bottom of your ship can have a whopping effect on fuel consumption?
04 October 2021

Biochar is the new black

PhD Student Jonathan Hessner Lindhardt: It has huge potential for improving the environment.
28 September 2021

Fighting bacterial infections

How can we be better positioned in the fight against infections caused by bacteria?
24 September 2021

Q3 2021 New Danish Business Outlook on China is out now

Q3 2021 What is the current short-term outlook of Danish companies doing business in China?
10 September 2021

Meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Denmark

SDC representatives met with H.E. Feng Tie
25 August 2021

Building trust, quality and momentum

Exploring research activities and upgrading Master's degree programmes
18 August 2021

Student life: COVID-19 closed a door and opened another

Last spring, Christine Berntsen’s student life was turned upside down, as COVID-19 spread around the world.
12 August 2021

Meet the new cohort of SDC students

The excitement was noticeable, when the students of the 2021 cohort met up.
12 August 2021

Graduates 2021 – off you go to start your careers

SDC student gathered in Denmark to celebrate this year's graduates
05 July 2021

The world awaits you

Graduation celebrations for two cohorts
20 May 2021

New Danish Business Outlook on China is out now

What is the current short-term outlook of Danish companies doing business in China?
06 May 2021

SDC PhD student receives EliteForsk travel grant

Every year outstanding Danish researchers are celebrated with the awarding of EliteForsk prizes and travel grants.
20 April 2021

SDC Annual Report 2020

2020 was the most unusual and challenging year in SDC’s history. Meet the dedicated faculty and enterprising students in the annual report.
12 April 2021

New head of Life Science Engineering and Informatics

Meet Associate Professor Ling Ding
24 February 2021

New China Index takes the temperature of Danish Businesses

The first quarterly Danish Business Outlook on China Index was just published and the outlook for Danish companies in China is improving.
08 February 2021

From MSc student in China to post.doc position

Former Neuroscience and Neuroimaging student Giske Opheim has furthered her career as a researcher since she graduated from SDC.
04 February 2021

Junior researcher first-authors consensus article on 7 Tesla Scanners

PhD student Giske Opheim is the first author on a consensus article in scientific journal Neurology.
20 January 2021

Get ready for the food market of the future

The MSc in International Food Quality and Health equips students to develop the food market of the future across China and Denmark.
11 December 2020

10 years of collaboration and impact

More than 200 participants took part when 10 years of intensive Chinese-Danish collaboration was celebrated online and at SDC in Huairou.
25 November 2020

Celebrating 10 years of unique collaboration

SDC celebrates 10 year anniversary and The SDC International Report 2020: Cooperating for Energy Transition.
05 November 2020

Respecting the Laws of Nature

Decarbonisation through Smart Electricity Systems
08 October 2020

From Wheat Straw to Plastic

Wood, grain products and other organic leftovers from farming are usually not associated with chemical products like plastic and nylon
06 October 2020

Students’ Learning Outcomes are Related to a Good Study Environment

Forced to re-think the concept for the intro days and social activities throughout the semester
17 September 2020

SDC Funded Research Published in Nature Energy

Principal Coordinator for Social Sciences, Stine Haakonsson has published on the changing geography of clean energy value chains
04 August 2020

Contribution to debate

The following contribution was published in the Danish newspaper Politiken on 4 August 2020
03 July 2020

Danish companies’ activities in China still crucial to performance

Report based on 'comprehensive and ambitious mapping' published
04 June 2020

SDC Cancels Activities in Beijing

This also include teaching activities, which will be conducted online for the rest of 2020.
26 May 2020

Planning to Study Abroad: What About Corona Virus?

A perfect skill set and the chance to go abroad made it easy for Nanna Lohmann from the 2020 cohort to decide, that she wants a double Master’s degree in Life Science Engineering and Informatics.
18 May 2020

Learning to Teach in New Ways

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Professor Morten Ougaard has had to re-think teaching methods.
18 May 2020

PhD Student had to Interrupt Research Stay in Beijing

Read how Danni Peng-Li navigates in the corona situation as a PhD student with activities in both countries.
07 May 2020

‘Forced to think differently’

Every year, Christopher Bailey teaches in Beijing. This year, Covid-19 has forced him to re-think the lectures.
05 May 2020

Learning Magnetoencephalography in a Caravan

Andreas Baun is taking Neuroscience and Neuroimaging courses from a caravan outside of Silkeborg.
23 April 2020

Online teaching across time zones

During the lockdown teachers and students are meeting online. At the Water and Environment programme it means that teachers have produced more than 110 video clips with lectures and exercises.
21 April 2020

Going to China with DKK 185,000 in grants

Line Kloster shares her personal tips and experiences with grants applications
15 April 2020

SDC Annual Report 2019

Meet enterprising students, ambitious alumni and leading researchers in the 2019 annual report of SDC.
14 April 2020

A Neuro Perspective on Food Science

It made perfect sense to Danni Peng-Li to combine neuroscience with food science, when he finished his Master’s degree in Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.
14 April 2020

‘Food, Health and Safety in Cross Cultural Contexts’

In November, researchers from Aalborg University, Aarhus University, the University of Copenhagen and CAS institutes attended the SDC conference ‘Food, Health and Safety in Cross Cultural Contexts’.
14 April 2020

‘It Feels Fantastic to Work with Sustainable Energy’

After graduating from SDC, Mia Bodenhoff was headhunted by start-up company MASH Energy, and she now works with carbon negative energy production in her position as project manager.
14 April 2020

Li Ziyou Seizes Every Opportunity to Globalise his Education

‘We need to exchange ideas with people from all over the world. That is my driving force’, says Li Ziyou who is studying Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.
14 April 2020

How We Perceive Music

Neuroscience and Neuroimaging student, Mathias Klarlund, combines his interest in the workings of the human brain with his passion for music in his thesis, which aims to examine how people from different cultures perceive music differently.
14 April 2020

From the Brain to the Spine

The subject for Lasse Knudsen’s master’s thesis is to investigate a method to scan the area in the brain that transmits the motoric output, i.e. the activity from the brain to the spine.
14 April 2020

First PhD Double Degrees Awarded

In June, the first two SDC PhDs from UCAS obtained Danish double degrees.
14 April 2020

What Happens When We Sleep?

Imagine that you wake up and your house has been cleaned while you were asleep. All by itself. This is actually happening in our brain when we sleep – thanks to a liquid system.
14 April 2020

Jon Chose a Global Perspective on His Science Education

After Jon Hindsgaul finished his Master’s degree in Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing during spring 2019, he signed a contract with the international company Hempel where he now holds a graduate position at the corporate headquarter in Copenhagen.
14 April 2020

‘You Need to be Exposed to Different Research Environments’

14 April 2020

Fieldwork among Brown Bears and Siberian Tigers

Master student Mette Grøn carried out three weeks of fieldwork close to the North Korean and Russian boarder in the Muling Nature Reserve.
14 April 2020

How Does Climate Change Affect Plants and Animals in Lakes Around the World?

That is the topic for Tobias Kuhlmann Andersen’s PhD project where he is studying how fish and underwater plants react to rising temperatures.
14 April 2020

Educating Chinese Companies in Lake Restoration

How successful are the restoration efforts of China’s lakes?
14 April 2020

‘Give Yourself a Kick in Your Rear End’

Seizing the opportunities available to him in China gave Mads Vesterager Nielsen the skills and confidence to take on the job as General Manager of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China.
14 April 2020

Master’s Thesis Led to Scientific Collaboration

A thesis on environmental information disclosure started the collaboration between Public Management and Social Development student Huang Ting, Professor Anders Ryom Villadsen from the Department of Management at Aarhus University and Chinese supervisor Professor Lv Chen from UCAS.
14 April 2020

Five Days to Tackle the World’s Most Pressing Problems

Five different skillsets and five working days to find a solution that meets the UN Sustainable Development Goals under the theme ‘Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure’.
14 April 2020

Entrepreneurial Dream Accelerates

A Master’s degree and a start-up business. For four friends this turned out to be the perfect combination.
14 April 2020

The Triple Helix

The Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing, the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) and SDC joined forces to conduct survey.
14 April 2020

SDC Researchers Behind Special Issue of the Oxford Journal

Which role is China’s breakthrough within renewable energy – from production to innovation – playing in the global technology markets?
25 March 2020

Stine Haakonsson re-appointed Principal Coordinator

Stine Haakonsson, Associate Professor at the Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School is re-appointed Principal Coordinator for the Social Sciences research field.
13 March 2020

Dana Minbaeva Joins the Danish Board of SDC

Dana Minbaeva joins the Danish Board of SDC to represent Copenhagen Business School
09 January 2020

John Renner Hansen joins the Danish Board of SDC

SDC welcomes John Renner Hansen as new board member from 2020
12 December 2019

Corporate Innovation Days 2019

Company representatives, researchers and students discussed how the interplay between sustainability and digitalisation will develop in the future.
06 December 2019

Rasmus Antoft joins the Danish Board of SDC

Rasmus Antoft joins the Danish board of the SDC
02 December 2019

Paving the way for sustainable district heating

Focus on clean and renewable energies for heat and power generation
12 November 2019

Flemming Besenbacher visits SDC

Professor Flemming Besenbacher has been one of the driving forces behind SDC
04 September 2019

Nano-symposium: New knowledge, inspiration and networking

From 2 September 2019, around 70 researchers, PhDs and Master’s degree students were gathered for a two-day nanoscience symposium at SDC.
31 August 2019

The journey begins

More than 150 new SDC students celebrated the beginning of the new semester
14 August 2019

New head of the MSc in Water and Environment

08 August 2019

Getting ready to leave for China

Students meet to make final preparations ahead of leaving for China
10 July 2019

SDC alumni showcase their research

Two former SDC students were selected to take part in this year’s International Students Research Forum in Denmark.
29 June 2019

We opened our minds to learning

There were smiling faces all around when the latest cohort of SDC graduates were celebrated at the 2019 graduation ceremony.
21 June 2019

Chinese visit helps to shape the future collaboration

How can we intensify the collaboration between Denmark and China?
18 June 2019

Impact Investment - Invest today, impact the future

Business representatives, academics, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and policy makers explored the latest developments within impact investing at the Beijing Impact Investing Days.
14 June 2019

Grant accelerates entrepreneur dream

Start-up company co-founded by Innovation Management student Malte Nørgaard recently received the Novi Newtech Grant of DKK 300000
05 April 2019

Seminar at SDC Kicks off Sustainable Energy Systems Collaboration

40 Danish and Chinese researchers committed to pushing collaborations within the framework of SDC Sustainable Energy Systems forward, when they held a seminar in China.
07 March 2019

SDC hosts Mads & Monopolet Live

2 March Danish professionals from Beijing and Shanghai joined SDC for a special live edition of the popular radio show, Mads & Monopolet.
16 January 2019

Successful PhD students are the best ambassadors

A meeting in person was absolutely pivotal for Henrik Birkedal, when he invited PhD student, Yaqing Chen, to be a part of his research group.
21 December 2018

China trip convinces Elisabeth to study nano in Beijing

22-year old Elisabeth and 18 other Bachelor students recently visited the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research (SDC) in Beijing. Now she wants to take her Master’s degree in Nanoscience and Technology in China.
13 December 2018

SDC hosts Corporate Innovation Day 2018

The Innovation Management Programme of SDC in collaboration with the Innovation Center Denmark recently hosted a two-day set of activities in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship.
08 November 2018

Morten Foss appointed Principal Coordinator for Nanoscience

Morten Foss, Senior Researcher at iNANO at Aarhus University, is appointed Danish Principal Coordinator (PC) for the Nanoscience research theme at SDC.
13 September 2018

Kim Ryun Drasbek appointed principal coordinator for Life Sciences

Associate Professor Kim Ryun Drasbek from Aarhus University is appointed Principal Coordinator for the Life Sciences research area at SDC.
09 August 2018

Students make final preparations before leaving for China

Meet Mathias and Luisa, who have just spent 24 hours trying to take in the final advice and information before leaving for China in less than two weeks.
02 July 2018

A new wave of SDC graduates

This summer a new wave of SDC graduates are ready for the world of work. They were celebrated at a graduation ceremony at the Yanqihu campus.
04 June 2018

Student hosts entrepreneurship event

The first ever university chapter Startup Grind event in China was organised and hosted by Innovation Management student Patrick Mayne.
09 April 2018

Lars Bo Nielsen joins the Danish board of the SDC

Lars Bo Nielsen, dean of Health at Aarhus University, joins the Danish board of the SDC, representing Aarhus University in the board.
09 February 2018

Internship Week - Enabling Western start-ups in China

Meet Anja who did her internship at Techcode - a Chinese incubator/accellerator
08 February 2018

Internship Week: Entrepreneurship in Shanghai

Meet Lars who interned at restaurant chain Brothers Kebab in Shanghai
07 February 2018

Internship week - Focusing on green energy

Meet Astrid who interns in the Green Team at the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing
06 February 2018

Internship week - Interning at Windoor City

Read the interview with Philipp, who interns at China's largest window manufacturer
05 February 2018

Internship week on Innovation Management

Interview with Dmitrij Slepniov, Head of Innovation Management, on the value of the internships.
01 February 2018

What to do with your free time!

Running to The Great Wall, riding camels in Inner Mongolia or going out in downtown Beijing
26 January 2018

Internship week: Helping Danish companies succeed in China

Sofie Shen Carlsen shares her thoughts on interning at the Shanghai office of the Confederation of Danish Industry.
25 January 2018

Internship week: Allan Bertelsen

Allan interns in a multinational think tank that assists China’s energy authorities in renewable energy, policy research and industrial management.
24 January 2018

Internship week: Promoting Danish environmental solutions in China

Meet Kasper Lauge Thomassen who interns at the Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental Protection.
23 January 2018

Marie-Louise interns at Arla Foods

SDC student Marie-Louise Halmø currently works as a public relations intern at Arla in Beijing. Learn about her experiences and what she expects to get out of her efforts.
22 January 2018

Internship week at Public Management and Social Development

This week we focus on the option for students to undertake an internship on the Public Management and Social Development programme.
17 January 2018

Vice Premier Liu Yandong visits SDC

China's Vice Premier Liu Yandong began 2018 with a visit to SDC in Beijing.
06 December 2017

What it takes

Kasper Holst Kristensen convinced the Director of Mercuri Urval in Shanghai that she should take him in as an intern and now he is ready to continue his adventure as a full-time HR consultant at the very same company.
30 November 2017

Morten Laugesen named new Executive Director

The Danish Board of the SDC has appointed Deputy Director Morten Laugesen as the new Executive Director of SDC in Denmark as of 1 December 2017
10 November 2017

Philip John Binning joins the Danish board of the SDC

Philip John Binning, Senior Vice President, Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), joins the Danish Board of SDC.
26 September 2017

House of the future

The new home of SDC was buzzing with activities when hundreds of people from both countries joined the inauguration
25 September 2017

A day out of the ordinary

The books were put away for a day, when the students took part in the official opening of the new home of SDC
25 September 2017

New opportunities within education, research and industry in China

20 September 2017

SDC launching a new Food and Health research theme

The global food and food technology market is in rapid growth, and food investment is central both in the Danish- and Chinese government’s growth plans.
13 September 2017

He got the dream job he never knew existed

26-year-old Imran Khan got a strong feeling that he is in a company where he has all imaginable opportunities to live out his career dreams.
11 September 2017

Heads of Educational Programmes formally appointed

Chinese Heads of Educational Programmes
07 September 2017

Finding the right chemistry in China

Frederikke Zilstorff is studying at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing and it isn’t boring: Chemical Engineering and cultural crossings are the foundations of an academic and amazing stay in China
21 August 2017

Students make final preparations before leaving for China

How do you prepare yourself for studying and living in China? Every year SDC hosts a seminar in Denmark for new students.
14 July 2017

Meet the 2017 cohort

Get to know some of the new students when we introduce 7 of the 2017 cohort of Master’s students.
26 June 2017

Graduation: Ready to take on the future

“This is definitely not the end. This is just the beginning of life post-SDC, with a different mindset.”
21 June 2017

Bringing in the sky

One of the most striking interior elements in the new home of SDC will be a 2,000 square meter ‘sky curtain’ surrounding the main auditorium.
07 June 2017

Researching motor planning

The moment Signe Kirk Fruekilde visited the Institute of Neuroscience (ION) in Shanghai, she knew this was where she wanted to go deeper into the brain on her Master’s thesis.
31 May 2017

Furnishing the new home of SDC

At Onecollection in West Jutland they are busy producing, assembling and soon shipping hundreds of chairs, tables, wall units and much more to the new home of SDC.
23 May 2017

Jens and Jeppe run Great Wall Marathon

“It was hard. It was very hard. The hardest thing I have ever done,” says Jens Frandsen after running 42 kilometres up and down the Great Wall of China in searing heat on Saturday’s annual Great Wall Marathon.
01 May 2017

Taking a career turn

The perfect opportunity to give her professional profile a sharp turn towards natural science. This is what went through Camilla Pedersen’s mind, when she found out about the Master’s programme in Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.
20 April 2017

“The practical aspect motivates me”

When Cecilie Arent is standing in the lake, observing algae and collecting water samples she is in her element.
29 March 2017

Getting a foot in the door with leading research groups

PhD student Thomas Bouet Poulsen plans to collaborate with leading Chinese research groups in Beijing for his PhD on autoimmune diseases.
10 February 2017

New head of Public Management and Social Development appointed

At the turn of the year, Associate Professor, Duncan Wigan, from CBS, took up the position as Head of Educational Programme for Public Management and Social Development at SDC
24 October 2016

Student went to China to become sought after candidate

Karoline Bergendorff went to China because she wanted to make her profile attractive for future employers
06 October 2016

A new way of thinking

Learn more about SDC in the latest edition of 'Pan European Networks: Science & Technology'
27 September 2016

First day of studies

What is it like to meet your fellow students for the first time? At SDC it is not just about meeting new people, it is also about meeting a new culture
09 September 2016

“We change directions based on results”

Freja Gam Østergaard was browsing through job advertisements, when she saw it. The perfect PhD position combining her interests in neuroimaging and biomedicine
27 August 2016

Preparation seminar for soon-departing students (video)

From August 10-11 SDC invited all of the Danish and International students who will be leaving for China at the end of August to a seminar in Middelfart, Denmark.
25 August 2016

Network and persistence paved his way to the wind industry

Alexander Gamborg started his new job at Siemens Wind Power in February – four months before he handed in his master’s thesis in Innovation Management
08 August 2016

Coming SDC students prepare for going to China

More than 40 new SDC students from the 2016 cohort will get their final preparations ahead of going to China underway when they attend the annual seminar in Middelfart, Denmark, on Wednesday to Thursday August 10th to 11th.
13 July 2016

Finding the right career path

With the diploma in his hand Jesper decided to change career path and entered the private industry instead of the research environment he previously intended
05 July 2016

Building valuable relations

23-year-old Niels Carstens loves to experience new cultures and make friends wherever he goes, so he is relishing going to Beijing in the autumn to study a semester of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering at SDC
29 June 2016

Celebrating graduates

Graduation caps, congratulations and dreams of the future were in the air, when the class of 2016 was celebrated at a festive ceremony in Beijing.
27 June 2016

International Assessment Committee completes evaluation of SDC

SDC and a committee of objective experts have been working on an evaluation of the Danish contribution to SDC since the summer of 2015, and now the final report is done.
06 May 2016

From student to researcher

When it comes to his education, research and future career Jan Ole Pedersen is 100 percent steered by the academic opportunities
18 April 2016

Working with state of the art equipment

Neuroscience & Neuroimaging student Malte Laustsen spends most of his days working on his master’s thesis at The Institute of Biophysics in Beijing. There he regularly works with a 7 Tesla Scanner. A state of the art piece of equipment that students like him would likely not have access to if he had done his degree in Denmark, says Malte Laustsen.
16 February 2016

Off to a great start

SDC graduate Freya Hvass has found the perfect place for her professional career to get off to a good start. For the next two years she will be putting everything she has learned so far in China to good use as General Manager at the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) in Beijing.
21 December 2015

Danish Minister meets SDC students

Thursday morning five students from SDC talked to the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, Esben Lunde Larsen, about life in Beijing and studying at SDC. The Minister’s visit to SDC was part of his official visit to China, where he also met with his Chinese peers and research environments at companies Arla Foods, Huawei and Novo Nordisk.
30 November 2015

Our Danish family

Gao Ya and Hu Wenmiao’s two month study trip in Denmark has come to an end, and so has their stay with the Lambertsen family in small town Gug outside of Aalborg. The two Chinese girls chose to stay with the Danish family, because they wanted the opportunity to experience life in Denmark first hand
24 November 2015

I can learn from the best

“It is imperative for me to do part of my PhD in China, simply so I can learn from the best”
29 September 2015

Student dives deep in sponge city

Water and Environment student, Casper Eskild, has collected water samples for his Master’s thesis since spring with the purpose of finding out, if the sustainable drainage system, he is monitoring in Tianjin, is suitable as a pioneer project for future urban planning
26 August 2015

From SDC to Tennessee

As Jingning Ao is about to embark on her next adventure, a full PhD scholarship at Middle Tennessee State University in The United States, the now former SDC student looks back on an exciting few years with heaps of challenges and invaluable cross cultural experiences
13 July 2015

Student exchange helps build bridges

Chinese Neuroscience and Neuroimaging student Zheng Tan has just left Denmark after having spent eight weeks working at Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN) at Aarhus University Hospital
10 July 2015

Students visit potential future employers

This week 16 students from Chemical and Biochemical Engineering visited Danish catalyst company Haldor Topsøe in Lyngby north of Copenhagen. Here they got the chance to see what their future job opportunities might look like
24 June 2015

Dealing with Chinese water shortage

After successfully defending his PhD, Claus Davidsen can now look back at years of adventures, obstacles and hard work trying to remedy the water administration problems that comes with an increasing lack of natural water in China
30 April 2015

Nanoscience and Technology on study trip in Denmark

Nanoscience at Danish universities, company visits and Tivoli. These are some of the elements when 19 students from Nanoscience and Technology are in Denmark on a study trip
07 March 2015

PhD student goes behind the Chinese wind energy success

10 years ago the wind industry in China was almost non-existent, and today it is the world's largest. On the surface it looks like a great success story and an example of Chinese growth going hand in hand with a strategic focus on renewable energy
03 March 2015

Surprised by the great opportunities to create supportive teaching

”I can offer the students a much better service and a higher presence compared to my teaching in Denmark. It is unique what the SDC students are offered"
18 February 2015

Internship lead to master’s thesis at Grundfos

The Danish company Grundfos has played an important role in 25-year-old Tim Roiy Andersen’s education. However, the collaboration with the Danish-owned company from northern Jutland did not take its beginning until he traveled to the other side of the world
29 January 2015

Study across borders

“MSc in Neuroscience and Neuroimaging”. These five words were enough to arouse 28-year-old Yanhua Xu’s curiosity as she immediately could see the connecting thread that would run through her education and research
20 January 2015

Bye bye Aalborg – hello Beijing

27-year-old Michaela Tineke Holst is studying a Master's degree in Innovation Management at SDC in Beijing. She is driven by the future possibility to help establish the best conditions and tools for entrepreneurs or to contribute with new ideas in large companies
10 December 2014

"The opportunity was handed to me on a silver platter”

Johannes Thomsen did not need much time to consider the alternatives when he became familiar with the opportunity to study a Master’s degree in Nanoscience in China
12 November 2014

Drawn to Denmark and China by his interest in water

1 PhD thesis, 1 best student poster at the international ”Shallow Lakes World Conference” and 10 scientific articles (6 being the first author). These are some of the 30 year old SDC PhD student Ivan Gonzalez Bergonzoni’s achievements when he in December hands in his PhD
16 October 2014

SDC welcomes three new Board members

The Danish SDC Board has members from all eight universities
10 July 2014

SDC students win 2nd place in Green Challenge

By turning waste water from dairy production into reusable water, four students from the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering have won 2nd place in the DTU Green Challenge, Friday 27 June 2014
10 July 2014

The first SDC graduates are ready to meet the world

Nine universities, two countries and a group of adventurous and ambitious students. The first graduation ceremony has been held at Sino-Danish Center in Beijing. So far 32 SDC students have handed in their master’s thesis and more will come during the next couple of months
28 April 2014

Her Majesty The Queen Of Denmark breaks ground for the landmark of SDC

On Saturday 26 April 2014 her Majesty the Queen visited Sino-Danish Center to break ground for SDC’s new building in Beijing – The House Of The Danish Industry Foundation
20 September 2013

Danish Minister Morten Østergaard visits SDC

The Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education, Morten Østergaard, visited Sino-Danish Center
23 September 2012

The Danish Minister of the Environment visits SDC

On 23 September the Danish Minister of the Environment, Ida Auken, visited the new MSc programme, Water and Environment, at SDC
11 September 2012

Danish Prime Minister visits SDC

On 10 September 2012 the four new Master's programmes at the Sino-Danish Center officially opened for business
09 April 2012

SDC cracks the code for student mobility

76 Danish students have applied for one of four new graduate programs in China. Never before have so many Danish students applied to study in China. The vastly increased interest indicates that the collaboration between Denmark and China has cracked the code for student mobility