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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.
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13 March 2020

Dana Minbaeva Joins the Danish Board of SDC

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

John Renner Hansen joins the Danish Board of SDC

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

Rasmus Antoft joins the Danish Board of SDC

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

Paving the way for sustainable district heating

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

Flemming Besenbacher visits SDC

Professor Flemming Besenbacher has been one of the driving forces behind SDC
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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.
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31 August 2019

The journey begins

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

New head of the MSc in Water and Environment

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08 August 2019

Getting ready to leave for China

Students meet to make final preparations ahead of leaving for China
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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.
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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.
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21 June 2019

Chinese visit helps to shape the future collaboration

How can we intensify the collaboration between Denmark and China?
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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09 February 2018

Internship Week - Enabling Western start-ups in China

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

Internship Week: Entrepreneurship in Shanghai

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

Internship week - Focusing on green energy

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

Internship week - Interning at Windoor City

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

Internship week on Innovation Management

Interview with Dmitrij Slepniov, Head of Innovation Management, on the value of the internships.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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17 January 2018

Vice Premier Liu Yandong visits SDC

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

New opportunities within education, research and industry in China

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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.
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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.
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11 September 2017

Heads of Educational Programmes formally appointed

Chinese Heads of Educational Programmes
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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06 October 2016

A new way of thinking

Learn more about SDC in the latest edition of 'Pan European Networks: Science & Technology'
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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”
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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"
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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16 October 2014

SDC welcomes three new Board members

The Danish SDC Board has members from all eight universities
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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
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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
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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
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20 September 2013

Danish Minister Morten Østergaard visits SDC

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