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21 Feb 2018 Annual ECLC Meeting Held at Aarhus University

The annual meeting of the ECLC board was held from 15 to 16 February 2018 at Aarhus University's Department of Global Studies in Aarhus, Denmark. This year's participants were: Mette Thunø and Zhang Chun (Aarhus University), Rune Svarverud and Chieh-ting Lin (University of Oslo), and Michael Leibold, Immanuel Spaar and Florian Thünken (University of Würzburg). The finances of the fiscal year... Read more

24 Jul 2017 Excursion to Qufu

In June Culture class students were offered the chance to take part in a two-day excursion to Confucius' hometown Qufu, in Shandong province. Students and teachers of the ECLC learned about traditional Chinese culture by taking classes on and practicing calligraphy, book binding techniques, archery, amongst others.

Detailed accounts of the trip to Qufu, written by Danish and German... Read more

18 Jul 2017 The 2017 Summer Semester is Over!

From 10 to 14 July all Danish and German students in the ECLC Programme took their final exams, mostly with very good results. Students received their grades and official certificates on 14 July afternoon. We hope all students enjoyed their stay in Beijing at the Peking University, its School of International Studies and the ECLC Programme, and that all students may now relax and find some... Read more

21 Jun 2017 ECLC Students Receive SIS Scholarships

This summer semester's competition for the SIS scholarships was held on 8 June 2017. A group of Danish and German students who study at the ECLC programme participated in a Chinese language competition, of whom six Danish and five German students were awarded a scholarship. The competition is open to all students who take part in the ECLC programme during the summer and winter semesters. After... Read more

28 Feb 2017 Annual ECLC Meeting Held in Wuerzburg

The annual ECLC meeting was held from 23 to 24 February 2017 at the Institute of East and South Asian Cultural Studies, Sinology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany. The participants were: Mette Thunø (Aarhus University), Rune Svarverud and Chieh-ting Lin (University of Oslo), Björn Alpermann, Roland Altenburger, Michael Leibold and Florian Thünken (University of Würzburg). Duringt the meeting... Read more

27 Feb 2017 ECLC Welcomes New Students

The European Chinese Language and Culture Programme at Peking University (ECLC) welcomes all students who will be studying with us during the summer semester 2017. During this semester students from Aarhus University, Denmark and University of Würzburg, Germany will be learning Chinese at the ECLC. We hope you will enjoy your time at Peking University and that you will make great advances in... Read more

07 Jul 2016 First SIS Scholarship for ECLC Students

On 30 June 2016 a first batch of Peking University School of International Studies Scholarships for ECLC students were granted to six students who stayed at Peking University during the 2016 summer semester. The scholarships, worth RMB 17,500 in total, were awareded to three Danish and three German undergraduate students, who participated in a Chinese language competition. Altogether eleven... Read more

07 Jun 2016 ECLC Student Wins 1st Prize

ECLC student Anna Straif has been awarded 1st Prize in the 1st „我的中国故事 My Story about China“ video contest, held by the Center for Soft Power Studies, Peking University.

Contestants from 12 different nations participated in this year’s competition, among them three current and one former ECLC student. Anna’s video 《德国姑娘爱中国》 (German girl... Read more

23 May 2016 ECLC Students Participate in Video Competition

Three students who are currently studying in the ECLC programme, and one former ECLC student who stayed at PKU in 2015, participate in an online video competition. The competition is held by 文化软实力 (Center for Soft Power Studies), an acadamic organization belonging to Peking University's School of International Studies. The topic of this year's competition is 《我的中国故事》(My Story about China).... Read more

19 May 2016 German Student Blogs About Life in Beijing

Lou, one of the German students who is staying at ECLC during the summer semester 2016 is blogging about her life on and of campus on the official ECLC Blog, under the URL So far she has been writting about her participation in the Asian International United Model Nations, one of China's biggest music festivals, the art district 798, Beijing's... Read more