Student Assistant for EU Horizon project at Department of International Economics, Government and Business (EGB)


EGB is looking to recruit a student assistant for the EU Horizon project “Dealing with a Resurgent China” (DWARC). DWARC is a three-year project financed by the EU Commission aiming to build and consolidate research capacity on contemporary China across the EU. The project aims to create linkages and connections between numerous European knowledge nodes on China and to create a collaborative network that endures beyond the timeframe of the project. The key subjects to be covered include society and culture, politics, economy, and foreign policy. The student assistant will primarily be connected to the work package on Chinese politics.

The CBS project team consists of Professor Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard and Postdoc Kasper Ingeman Beck. They coordinate and co-lead a consortium consisting of eight European universities and think tanks across seven countries, including, University of Madrid, Sciences Po, Universita del Piemonte Orientale, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Asia Centre (Paris), Bruegel, MERICS, and CBS.


  • Officially enrolled at a Danish university within Social Sciences (NB. ability to meet physically in Copenhagen on weekly basis)
  • More than 1 year until graduation
  • Fluent in English, German and French and basic Mandarin Chinese.


  • Update and maintain a database on scholarly publications on Chinese politics
  • Help find and analyze significant news on Chinese politics
  • Facilitate and edit podcasts
  • Administrative tasks relating to coordination of the project, travels, or events

Conditions of employment:

You are expected to work 5 hours per week on average.

You will be employed at Copenhagen Business School according to the joint agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Public Employees Union (HK-organisationsaftalen of Fællesoverenskomsten mellem Finansministeriet of Offentligt Ansatte Organisationer OAO-S Fællesoverenskomsten)). The salary follows the current collective agreement for student assistants.

Deadline: February 19th 2024
Start Date: March 2024 – a.s.a.p.

To apply please send your application and CV to Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard ( and Kasper Ingeman Beck (

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