Renewed collaboration with Peking University

Erasmus University Rotterdam continues maintaining collaborative ties with Peking University. An agreement was reached by both universities during a visit to China by a delegation from Rotterdam. Erasmus School of Economics signed an individual agreement with the Chinese university.

Executive Board President Kristel Baele and President Lin Jianhua signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) this week in the presence of Bruno Bruins (Minister for Medical Care). The MoU deals with the exchange of students and researchers between Erasmus University and Peking University.

Risk management

In addition to the MoU, the economics schools of both universities and two private parties signed a research contract in the field of risk management. Erasmus School of Economics was represented by Onno Steenbeek, Professor of Pension Fund Risk Management (and Managing Director Strategic Portfolio Advice at APG Asset Management).

About Peking University

Peking University (PKU) is a highly ranked university both in China (1st or 2nd place in rankings) and internationally (38th place in the QS ranking and 27th in the Times Higher Education Ranking). Peking University has an academic staff of more than 4,000 employees and approximately 30,000 students.