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April 4, 2014

German-Chinese Business-Dialogue

On April 3 2014 the KAS set up a round table with Roland Koch, former prime minister and chairman of the board of Bilfinger. German and Chinese representatives from the business and service sector as well as from the media discussed with Roland Koch the development of the Chinese path of reforms. more…

March 20, 2014
Urban Campus Chengdu

Urban Campus Chengdu 2014

With the project "Urban Campus Chengdu 2014", KAS Shanghai promotes creative project ideas on urbanization in Chengdu in order to provide concepts for a sustainable design of urban space.

March 20, 2014

German-Chinese Law-Exchange

On March 19 2014 the juridical network of KAS/Beijing exchanged experiences about the current developments in the field of justice. Thomas Awe, director of KAS/Beijing, and Mark Spitzkatz, director of the Rule of Law Programme Asia based in Singapur, opened the meeting. more…

March 19, 2014

KAS Model United Nations 2014

Sustainable Urbanization

From March 21-23 2014, KAS Shanghai will organize a Model United Nations in Xiamen, Fujian Province. The topic of the MUN is "The World goes to Town – Sustainable Urbanization as a Key to a Post-2015 Development Agenda? with Chinese and international students. more…

January 17, 2014

International Reports

Unprecedented Societal Transformation - Hopes and Challenges for China’s Urbanisation

In 2012, the degree of urbanisation in China exceeded the 50 per cent mark for the first time. This influx of the population into cities is considered politically desirable; the Communist Party of China (CPC) has promised it will have positive effects on economic growth. more…

December 10, 2013
v.l.n.r. Jens Paulus, Dr. Klaus Vietze, Thomas Awe

Sino-European relationship

On the 9th of December, the director of the department of Europe and North America Jens Paulus and the head of the political department of the German Embassy/Beijing Dr. Klaus Vietze, discussed with the experts network of KAS/Beijing the current developments in the sino-european relationship.

November 27, 2013

12. SUIBE-KAS WTO Conference

Trade and Climate Change

KAS Shanghai and Shanghai University for International Business and Economics (SUIBE) jointly organize the 12th SUIBE/KAS WTO Conference. Experts from Europe and Asia will discuss challenges of climate change and international trade. more…

November 11, 2013
Deutsch-Chinesisches Symposium über Urbanisierung 2013

German-Chinese Symposium on Urbanization

Together with the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries hosted the KAS/Beijing the German-Chinese Symposium on Urbanization in Xuzhou. Representatives from politics, academia and civil society discussed the main challenges and opportunities that the urbanization process of China brings with it.

November 10, 2013
Besuch der Schülergruppe aus der Deutschen Botschaftsschule im KAS-Büro Peking

Visit of the pupils from the German Embassy School in the KAS office Beijing

On the 18th of November, the KAS Office in Beijing received a group of young pupils from the German Embassy School, who were interested in the Foundation's work abroad. During the visit, the director of KAS/Beijing, Thomas Awe, introduced the aim of the foundations work and its main tasks in China. Afterwards he answered questions of the pupils in detail about the foundation and in particular about its education policy.

November 2, 2013
KAS Altstipendiaten 2013 Dandong

Annual Meeting of the scholarship holders of the KAS 2013

The KAS-scholarship holders represent an important pillar of the KAS country programme in China. Their broad expertise ranges from literature on international relations, economics, law, chemistry up to policy, and their period of study in Germany was both a unifying and rewarding experience.