Reforms and collaborations in Europe–China doctoral education: Special Issue

Chang Zhu (Editor), Yuzhuo Cai (Editor), Wen-Qin Shen (Editor), Karen Francois (Editor)

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This special issue focuses on the reforms and collaborations in Europe–China doctoral education. The articles in this special issue provide an insightful picture of the recent reforms in doctoral education in China and EU countries. Next to the structural reforms in Europe and China, the special issue papers have also specifically focused on EU–China cooperation in doctoral education, such as the current cooperation models, quality assurance in joint programmes and student experiences. In additions to an introduction of seven papers included in the special issue, the introduction provides necessary background information concerning Europe–China doctoral education as well as a reflection on the general issues, challenges and their implications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-226
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Higher Education
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2017


  • Doctoral education
  • EU–China cooperation
  • collaboration
  • reform

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