Yuqiao Li M.A.
Mr. Yuqiao Li is a Doctoral Candidate under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick in the Department of International Political Economy of East Asia (IPEEA) within the Faculty of East Asian Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB). He was awarded a scholarship by the China Scholarship Council (CSC). Furthermore, Mr. Li teaches a seminar on Chinese political economy based on Chinese sources for master students at the M.A. IPEEA offered at the Faculty of East Asian Studies (RUB).
Mr. Li possesses a Master of Arts degree in East Asian Politics from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany and a Bachelor of Management degree in Administrative Management from University of Science and Technology Beijing in China. In his master’s thesis, he analysed China’s foreign policy and its shaping process in the Iran nuclear negotiation until 2015. Currently, his Ph.D. research focuses on China’s foreign policy vis-à-vis the European Union. In the framework of national role conception, his dissertation will analyse the EU’s impact on China’s technology strategy.
In addition to his studies, Mr. Li worked for Prolinx GmbH, German consulting firm, as a consultant to serve Chinese medical device manufacturers in 2018. He also interned at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University in Beijing, China, from October 2019 to January 2020. His internship focused on the Belt and Road Initiative and its impact on the relationship among the European Union, Central and Eastern European countries, and China.