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Presentation of the education and research in the field of life science of Erasmus MC Graduate School Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Presentatie decaan china education expo

  1. 1. Erasmus MC: Europe’s top institute in biomedical research & education Prof.dr. Huibert A.P. Pols Dean and vice-chairman of the Executive Board Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  2. 2. The Netherlands <ul><li>Internationally minded </li></ul><ul><li>Located conveniently in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>- 200 km to London </li></ul><ul><li>- 500 km to Paris </li></ul><ul><li>- 650 km to Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge driven economy </li></ul><ul><li>19,000 students from China </li></ul><ul><li>study at Dutch universities in 2009 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rotterdam, Main Port of Europe <ul><li>In Top 10 of world’s biggest harbours </li></ul><ul><li>650.000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Average age is youngest of Dutch cities </li></ul><ul><li>Large Chinese community </li></ul><ul><li>Modern architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural events and festivals </li></ul>
  4. 4. Erasmus MC <ul><li>Largest university medical centre in The Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Combines patient care, research and education </li></ul><ul><li>13.000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Named after Desiderius Erasmus, humanist philosopher (1466 – 1536). </li></ul><ul><li>Number 1 in Times Higher Education Ranking of Top European institutes in clinical medicine over last 10 years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Top European institutions in clinical medicine Times Higher Education 21 May 2009 Data provided by Thomson Reuters’ Essential Science Indicators database, 1 January 1998-31 December 2008 Rank in Europe 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 University or Institute Erasmus University Rotterdam University of Cambridge University of Oxford University of Glasgow University of Helsinki Imperial College London University of Amsterdam Karolinska Institute Humboldt University of Berlin Leiden University Papers 7,108 4,795 6,706 4,908 10,169 7,550 8,123 12,787 6,097 8,150 Citations 166,015 107,088 149,545 104,245 206,196 145,914 150,269 236,174 112,420 149,851 Citations/Paper 23.36 22.33 22.30 21.24 20.28 19.33 18.50 18.47 18.44 18.39                      
  6. 6. Erasmus MC - research <ul><li>Our partner institutes in China: </li></ul><ul><li>Shanghai Jiaotong University </li></ul><ul><li>Fudan University </li></ul><ul><li>Peking University </li></ul><ul><li>Peking Union Medical College </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Erasmus MC - alumni <ul><li>Hold key positions in health care </li></ul><ul><li>and health policy in </li></ul><ul><li>The Netherlands as well as abroad </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. </li></ul><ul><li>Wuchun Cao, </li></ul><ul><li>Director Beijing Institute for Microbiology and Epidemiology, </li></ul><ul><li>and advisor of Minister of Defence </li></ul><ul><li>during Olympics Beijing 2008 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Erasmus MC Graduate School <ul><li>Research Master Programs </li></ul><ul><li>PhD training </li></ul><ul><li>Powered by Erasmus MC top research schools: </li></ul><ul><li>- Cardiovascular Research School (COEUR) </li></ul><ul><li>- Medical Genetics Center (MGC) </li></ul><ul><li>- Molecular Medicine (MolMed) </li></ul><ul><li>- Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (Nihes) </li></ul><ul><li>- Neurosciences (ONWAR) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Research Master programs <ul><li>Clinical Epidemiology / Health Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Research </li></ul><ul><li>Molecular Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Neuroscience </li></ul><ul><li>Infection & Immunity </li></ul>
  10. 10. Towards PhD education <ul><li>Master programs prepare for PhD </li></ul><ul><li>Master thesis equals quality of publication in international journal </li></ul><ul><li>Topics of PhD research project in field of one of the research schools: </li></ul>
  11. 11. What your peers say (1) Juan Jiang Meng Du, student research master Molecular Medicine
  12. 12. Facilities <ul><li>Visa assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Housing guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Social and educational support by research school </li></ul><ul><li>PhD student is employee (salary) </li></ul><ul><li>Social cultural assistance: </li></ul><ul><li>- China-Holland Education and Research </li></ul><ul><li> Center (CHERC) </li></ul><ul><li>- Chinese Student Association </li></ul>
  13. 13. What your peers say (2) Wei Gong, student research master Neuroscience
  14. 14. See you in The Netherlands ! Thank you very much for your attention