Chongqing (China): A Land of Natural Beauty, A City with Cultural Appeal @ Zürich Marriott Hotel
Aug 30 @ 10:00 – 13:30

The purpose of this event is to promote Chongqing as a travel destination and it will feature speeches delivered by the Governor of the Swiss Canton of Zurich, the Consul General of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Zurich and the Vice Mayor of Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, along with other important guests and interesting activities.

Kamelien, Päonien und vieles mehr – Chinagarden Public Guided Tour @ Chinagarten
Sep 5 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Chinagarden Public Guided Tour

Among the flower regions of the world, China is known for its special diversity. Many flower species in European gardens have their origin in China.

Flowers and plants are traditionally symbols for beauty, fertility, steadfastness etc.. Therefore, an insight into the flower world is also a gateway to a deeper understanding of Chinese culture.

Die Naturkräfte Yin und Yang – Chinagarden Public Guided Tour @ Chinagarten
Oct 3 @ 18:00 – 19:00
Chinagarden Public Guided Tour

Both female and male elements characterize the image of the Chinese garden. Experience how the ideal arrangement of water, rocks and ivy creates harmony between Yin and Yang.

Mastering China at the Board Level @ Radisson Blu, Zurich Airport
Oct 8 @ 9:00 – 17:00
Mastering China at the Board Level

On October 8, 2019, the International Center for Corporate Governance (, China Europe International Business School ( and Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce ( are holding a seminar titled “Mastering China at the Board Level”.

As most internationally oriented firms have an increasing number of interactions with China and Chinese firms, a solid understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business with and in China is essential. The effective governance of such interactions has turned out to be a major value driver. This requires from all, investors, board members and top management of these companies to be fully aware of the legal corporate governance requirements as well as having a clear view of how to drive board effectiveness in such a context.

The Seminar will feature Prof. Dr. Xu discussing how to succeed in Today’s China, Prof. Dr. Michael Hilb focusing on the Chinese case of mastering Corporate Governance in a globalized world and other speakers to be confirmed.

“Understanding contemporary China” – Seminar @ HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich
Oct 24 – Nov 16 all-day
An introduction to a nation that is changing itself and the world

China and its rise affect everyone. Understanding the economic, political and cultural shifts this brings with it is key to stay ahead for Western businesses, NPOs and governments, and to identify opportunities and potential threats. Gain a deeper understanding of contemporary China.



Thursday, October 24, 2019, 17:30-20:45:
Introduction (Nico Luchsinger & guests)

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 09:00-16:45:
The Making of Contemporary China (Kaiser Kuo)
China’s Economy (Margit Molnar)

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 17:30-20:45:
China and the World (Jue Wang)

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 17:30-20:45:
Doing Business in China (Andries Diener)

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:00-14:00:
China’s Political System (Dirk Schmidt)
Closing: Conversation with Uli Sigg