News Archive

22 Feb 2021 Update of ECLC Book Series

The ECLC uses its own teaching materials, which are constantly updated and revised by its staff in cooperation with the European partner universites. Most recently the teaching materials for the classes Applied Commercial Chinese (实用商务汉语) and Applied Chinese Grammar (实用汉语语法 ) have been updated, typeset and received new covers. The teaching material for Applied Colloquial... Read more

22 Feb 2021 ECLC and the Pandemic

Due to the worldwide outbreak of SARS-Cov-2 in early 2020 the European partner universities have not been able to send their students to Peking University since the summer/spring term 2020. Instead the ECLC office has arranged for online classes, which are taught by the staff in Beijing to students in Germany, Denmark and Norway. While online exercises and classes cannot fully make up for the... Read more

22 Jul 2019 The Summer Semester 2019 is Over

After a week of final exams the summer semester 2019 is finally over. We hope all students had a great time and a great learning experience at ECLC, the School of International Studies, Peking University, and in Beijing. The office staff and teachers are very sattisfied with this semester's students, their attendance in class, as well as participation in activties.

We wish all of you... Read more

16 Jun 2018 Making Zongzi for the Dragon Boat Festival

On 15 June 2018 ten ECLC students from Germany and Denmark, together with exchange students from other countries, learned how to make Zongzi under the guidance of professional cooks. Zongzi are a traditional dish that is traditionally served during the Dragon Boat Festival. Our students did also participate in a Zongzi making competition and Alex Jakobsen from Aarhus University won the first... Read more

23 Apr 2018 A Late Spring Visit to the Drum Tower

In late April 2018 a group of Danish and German students, together with ECLC office staff and one of the language teachers, took a trip to the famous Beijing Drum Tower. They took a ride in the Hutongs, explored the street life in the hutongs surrounding the Drum Tower, and learned about traditional Chinese craftmanship. A full account of the trip and more pictures can be found... Read more

09 Apr 2018 ECLC Student Wins Award at 2018 AIMUN

Eleven students from Aarhus and Würzburg University participated in this year‘s Asian International Model United Nations (AIMUN) conference. The highly anticipated annual event took place from March 29th to April 1st. The students are currently enrolled at Peking University for their compulsory semester abroad of their Chinese Studies Bachelor‘s programme. In addition to their coursework, they... Read more

14 Mar 2018 Office Hours for 2018 Summer Semester Updated

The office hours for the 2018 summer semester have been updated. The programme director (PD) Mu Zhaohui will be in office on the following days:

Tuesday, 13.30-16.30
Wednesday, 13.30-17.00
Thursday, 13.30-16.30

Immanuel Spaar from the University of Würzburg will act as managing director (MD) during this summer semester. He will be in office on the following days:... Read more

21 Feb 2018 Annual ECLC Meeting Held at Aarhus University

The annual meeting of the ECLC board was held from 15 to 16 February 2018 at Aarhus University's Department of Global Studies in Aarhus, Denmark. This year's participants were: Mette Thunø and Zhang Chun (Aarhus University), Rune Svarverud and Chieh-ting Lin (University of Oslo), and Michael Leibold, Immanuel Spaar and Florian Thünken (University of Würzburg). The finances of the fiscal year... Read more

24 Jul 2017 Excursion to Qufu

In June Culture class students were offered the chance to take part in a two-day excursion to Confucius' hometown Qufu, in Shandong province. Students and teachers of the ECLC learned about traditional Chinese culture by taking classes on and practicing calligraphy, book binding techniques, archery, amongst others.

Detailed accounts of the trip to Qufu, written by Danish and German... Read more

18 Jul 2017 The 2017 Summer Semester is Over!

From 10 to 14 July all Danish and German students in the ECLC Programme took their final exams, mostly with very good results. Students received their grades and official certificates on 14 July afternoon. We hope all students enjoyed their stay in Beijing at the Peking University, its School of International Studies and the ECLC Programme, and that all students may now relax and find some... Read more