BACES – Brussels Academy for China and European Studies – is a platform for exchanging academic ideas, for promoting understanding between Chinese and European people and is established in the framework of the China-EU “High Level People-to-People Dialogue”. The Academy has an assignment in the field of education, research and policy advice.

On Monday 31 March 2014, the Brussels Academy for China-European Studies (BACES) between Renmin University of China, Sichuan University, Fudan University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel was officially established.

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310, 2016

China-Belgium diplomatic relations at 45 years: Belgium as the gateway for EU-China relations

October 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

3 - 4 October 2016         Monday 3 October 2016 –  09:15-16:00 at  Egmont Palace, Place du Petit Sablon 8bis, B-1000 Brussels Tuesday 4 October 2016 – 09:00-14:00 at the VUB Etterbeek campus, [...]

2906, 2016

Informal discussion on new EU policy paper on China

June 29th, 2016|0 Comments

29 June 2016 The European Commission and European External Action Service released their Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council on Elements for a new strategy on China on 22 June 2016 in [...]

405, 2016

BACES – VUB Workshop: The Chinese approach to public diplomacy – a clash of ideas?

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Wednesday, 4 May, 2016 China’s assertion that it can rise peacefully is at times contested in the Western political- and scholarly community. China’s increasing importance on the global stage coincides with its efforts to [...]