Find portraits and statements from former interns, sabbaticals and partners of swissnex China:
"A sabbatical like I did is a perfect way to make new experiences and to work outside of the ivory tower.”
Agatha Keller, ETH Zurich, Executive Sabbatical, 03. - 06.2010
"We got a better understanding for the Swiss scientists and they are happy to share their knowledge and experience with us."
Prof. Mei Changling, Division of Nephrology, Kidney Institute of CPLA, Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai, 06.2010
"At swissnex China you get the opportunity to bring in and to live out your creativity."
Angelo Romano, University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland, Academic Intern, 03. - 09.2010
"swissnex China and the country is not only the place to be, it also gives you the opportunity to grow."
Yildirimli, University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland, Head of Staff, PR & Events, since 06.2010
"The spirit, to look for the best quality and the most advanced technique is what is lacking in modern China. At this point, we should learn from Switzerland."
Xie Xiao, Student of Biomedical Engineering, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 05.2010
"What I appreciated the most was the young and open minded team."
Francesca Stocker, University of Geneva, Academic Intern, 01. - 04.2010
“Sino-Swiss Collaboration is a contributive action to reinforce the link between two kind of cultural backgrounds to promote worldwide science."
Prof. Aurèle Parriaux, EPFL ENAC IIC GEOLEP, Lausanne, 06.2010
"Studying in Switzerland provides the best opportunity to widen your eyes to the whole world."
Zhang Jailin, Student of Ecology, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 06.2010
“To spend some time in a different culture is in general a mind opener.“
Efa Mühlethaler, FHNW, Academic Intern, 03. - 06.2010
“I deeply appriciate to work in a highly motivated, very flexibile and open minded team.“
Isabel Götz, Executive Officer to the Head of Staff, PR & Events, 06. - 10.2010
Executive Intern, PR & Events, 03. - 06.2010
“The time at swissnex China was very inspiring because of the cultural mix at the office (and in Shanghai)."
Ingrid Fischer, E+ Project Manager, 06.2010
"With the development of economy, Switzerland has an excellent academic environment for study and life, as well as having hight quality reachings and advanced resources in a research-rich environment."
Wang Jaiqian, Student of Construction Management and Urban Planning, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 06.2010
"People here are quite diligent, not as I ever thought before. And they are even more diligent than almost people in all other european countries."
Li Yang, Student of Economics, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 05.2010
"Studying in quiet but modern cities, with not many but nice classmates is a definite pleasure here."
Li Kai, Student of Electric and Communication Technology, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 06.2010
"What I like best is, I can easily find myself involved at swissnex China, working like it's my career not just an internship opportunity."
Siyu Yan (Effy), Fudan University, Academic Intern, 05. - 09.2010
"Get a new experience in the field of event organization/networking and besides that, great team, great events and a great country for new experiences... "
Gion-Andri Buesser, ETH Zurich, Academic Intern, 07. - 09.2010
"It's a benefit and personal gain to work in this "international atmosphere" in the fields of higher education, research and technology and to see how "networking" happens."
Eva Choffat, ETH Zurich, Sabbatical 07. - 10.2010
"I do understand the Chinese people much better, it also gives you another perspective of thinking."
Ursula Kälin, ETH Zurich, Sabbatical 08. - 10.2010
"My academic sabbatical at swissnex China has not only further developed my professional skills but also my cultural understanding of this very dynamic region."
Caroline Dumont du Voitel, Sabbatical 10. - 12.2010
"Education here in Switzerland is very good with lower tuition fee and they have excellent professors and researchers here."
Rong Yang, PhD candidate at ETH, Zurich, 01. 2011
"Switzerland is a nice place to live in a with good scenery and ETH is a world famous university."
Xiaoliang Zhang, Student of Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nanoscale Heeat Transfer, China Scholarship Council Postgraduate Scholarship Program, 01. 2011
"Duriny my studies in Switzerland I appreciate a lot the possibility to work independently in a group and exchange freely our thoughts."
Lili Gu, Student of Mechanical Engineering, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 01.2011
"Switzerland has a liberal environment and attracts talents from all over the world."
Bao Rui, Student of Hydrothermal System and Biomarks, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars in Zurich (ACSSZ), 01.2011
"swissnex China is an interactive platform which provided me a good opportunity to get involved in academic, art and high-tech related activities."
Shen Jiaomin, Student of Journalism, Fudan University, 10.2010 - 02.2011
"I had the opportunity to look into an international work environment and could at the same time also improve my Chinese level regarding the specific context of the Chinese education system."
Andrea Keller, Student of Sinology, University of Zurich, 01.2011 - 02.2011
"I learnt a lot about Swiss and Chinese science, the Chinese academic system and also about crosscultural communication."
Séverine Saas, Student of Asian Studies, The Graduate Institute Geneva, 01.2011 - 03.2011
"It was a good opportunity to have an extended look into a foreign culture and experience the different cultural and professional background of the people I worked with."
Joachim Epper, Student of Masterstudio Design of the Academy of Art and Design, University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland, 12.2010 - 06.2011
"The Sino-Swiss environment at swissnex China offered me the possibility to discover new methods by combining familiar with new things."
Susann Taeschler, Student of Educational Sciences, University of Basel, 4.2011 - 6.2011
"At swissnex China I found the perfect partner to enlarge my network and establish important contacts to complete my Master Thesis."
Fabiano Di Tomaso, Master student Business Administration, HEG University of Fribourg, 3. 2011 - 6. 2011
"Meeting and talking to experts from various fields was a great experience swissnex China offered me."
Olivier Jacot, Master of Science of International Affairs and Governance, University of St. Gallen, 1. 2011 - 6.2011
"I could discover China, fascilitated by the flexibility of swissnex China. "
Maёl Schnegg, Master of Management of Infomation System, HEC Lausanne, 2.2011 - 8.2011
"I appreciated the well-organized working environment and the interactions with a very cheerful team"
Dr. Annemarie Kallen, ETH Zurich, Sabbatical, 6.2011 - 8. 2011