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Switzerland - China: Knowledge transfer for students and businesses

For over 25 years the FHNW School of Business has fostered intensive exchange with businesses in a wide range of sectors, with renowned universities and with public authorities in China. We foster this cooperation to promote knowledge exchange and business relationships between Switzerland and China. In this way we improve the career opportunities of our students and the potential success of Swiss businesses in the Chinese market.

Our long relationship with China was recognised by the bestowal of the Friendship Award, the highest honour awarded to foreigners in China, on Prof. Peter Abplanalp in 2006 and on Prof. Dr. Ruedi Nützi in 2014.

China for Students

Insight China is a prestigious project launch in 2001 at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and offers ambitious students the opportunity to gain insights into China’s economic, social and and cultural diversity. By promoting exchange between professionals and students, both sides benefit from each other through the combination of theory and practical experience. The aim is the transfer of knowledge between the delegation of students and the companies that are involved in the project to create and strengthen the foundation of doing business in China.

Insight China

International student project organised by students for students.

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Partner Universities

Exchange semester

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China for Businesses

We also offer opportunities for businesses, such as consultancy or translation services as well as networking events.

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