The Embassy, the Consulates of the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union in China
On the websites of the representative bodies of Germany up to date information about Germany and China as well as about the German-Chinese cooperation can be found.
Responsible for the provinces Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and the city of Shanghai.
Responsible for the provinces Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and the city of Chongqing.
Responsible for the provinces Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan and Guangxi.
Responsible for the special administrative regions Hong Kong and Macao.
The following link offers general and current information about the relations between the EU and China. Besides there are further links, leading to websites informing about the political system of the EU and its current political agenda.
The CDU was founded in 1945. Konrad Adenauer, the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany came from its ranks. The CDU is a people’s party from the middle of the political spectrum and advocates freedom, justice and solidarity.
The Christian Social Union of Bavaria was founded in 1946 and is the “sister party” of the CDU in Bavaria.
Education, Science and Culture
The Chinese-German Academic Association is a cooperation between the (DAAD) and the Tongji-University Shanghai. The CDHK offers master programmes in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, economics and business law.
The German Academic Exchange Service is the biggest organisation for the international exchange of students and scientists worldwide.
The Goethe-Institute in Beijing is a facility to promote German culture and German language. Besides German language classes the institute organises multifaceted cultural events such as lectures and exhibitions in Beijing.
The Department of Culture and Education of the Consulate General in Shanghai advocates German language and culture through numerous cultural events.
The German School offers education from the kindergarten to the university entrance diploma. The main campus in the Qingpu district is shared with the French School. Another smaller campus resides in Pudong.
The German-speaking Christian church is the main place to go for Catholic and Protestant Christians in Shanghai. The church offers devine services, catechesis and pastoral care.
Representative Bodies of German Businesses in China
The German Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of German companies based in China and offers them support. The AHK China has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
The German Centre in Beijing provides a conference centre for German and international companies. It is a platform for information exchange and cooperation between German, international and Chinese companies.
The German Centre in Shanghai's Pudong district, is a subsidiary of the Bayerische Landesbank. It offers companies the use of offices, conference rooms and a variety of other services
Institutions Responsible for the Foreign Relations of Germany
The BMZ is responsible for organising the German development cooperation. It is engaged in the areas of education, health, good governance and sustainable economic development.
The Federal Foreign Office is responsible for shaping the external relations in the fields of politics, economy, culture and science of the Federal Republic of Germany as well as the provision of information on foreign countries.
The GIZ is in charge of carrying out the development cooperation of the Federal Republic of Germany and the implementation of development projects. Its main sponsor is the BMZ.
Institutions for Research in the Field of Chinese Studies in Germany
The Institute for Chinese Studies of the Heidelberg University is one of the most renowned institution for the carrying out research on China. The Institute teaches and researches in the areas of modern Chinese history, society and culture.
The GIGA Institute for Asian Studies was founded in 1954 and deals with the economic, political and social developments in Asia. It offers high quality analysis of China.
Dieses von der UACES gegründete Forschungsnetzwerk, beschäftigt sich mit den EU-China Beziehungen und bringt Experten auf beiden Seiten zusammen. Auch die Graduate School of Global Politics der FU Berlin ist Teil davon.
Dieses von der EU-Kommission in Auftrag gegebene Forschungsprojekt, unter Leitung der University of Nottingham, analysiert die Einstelllungen Chinas gegenüber der EU. Teil des Forschungsnetzwerks ist auch die Jacobs University Bremen.
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China Brief veröffentlich unter Leitung von Dr. Arthur Waldron der University of Pennsylvenia, und mit Unterstützung der Jamestown Foundation, aktuelle Berichte und Analysen zu Chinas Wirtschaft und Politik.
Die China InfoStelle informiert über aktuelle gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen in China. Die Themenschwerpunkte liegen in den Bereichen chinesisches Christentum und Religion.