Andrea Střelcová

Andrea Braun Střelcová

Predoctoral Fellow (Jun 2020-Mai 2023)

Andrea Braun Střelcová is a member of the Lise Meitner Research Group China in the Global System of Science, led by Dr. Anna L. Ahlers. Andrea is a Predoctoral Fellow at the MPIWG, carrying out her PhD in cooperation with the Faculty of Management and Business at the Tampere University (Finland). She is also an associate lecturer at the Center for Cultural Studies on Science & Technology in China (CSST) at the TU Berlin. In her PhD project, she studies the internationalization of Chinese higher education and the dynamics of global research cooperation with China. More widely, her research interests include higher education, research and innovation policy and management, science diplomacy, EU-China relations, and skilled migration within the context of China’s socio-economic development.

Andrea holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in anthropology with a China focus and a BA from Charles University in Prague in international relations and area studies. Before joining the MPIWG, Andrea worked as a project manager at Charles University, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport (Czech Republic) and a researcher at the ESSCA School of Management’s EU-Asia Institute (France). In PR China, she gained work experience with the EU Delegation to China and Mongolia, and as a country representative of EURAXESS China, the European Commission’s initiative supporting researchers’ mobility. She studied Chinese at the National Chengchi University in Taipei and Beijing Normal University.


Internationalization or Centralized Control? Managing International Research Cooperation with Chinese Characteristics


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Selected Publications

Braun Střelcová, Andrea, Yuzhuo Cai, and Wei Shen (2022). “The Experience of European Researchers in China: A Comparative Capital Advantage Perspective.” Journal of the Knowledge Economy, March.

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Braun Střelcová, Andrea (2021). “Growing Up and Going Global:  Chinese Universities in the Belt and Road Initiative.” Made in China 6 (August): 158–163.

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Braun Střelcová, Andrea (2021). “Engaged, Not Married: The Past, Present, and Future of Europe’s Research Collaboration with China.” Observations 3. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

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Braun Střelcová, Andrea (2020). “Politiche, prassi e potenziale nella cooperazione sino-europea sulla ricerca: quali lezioni imparate? — Policies, Practices and Potential in Sino-European Research Cooperation: Any Lessons Learned?” Orizzonte Cina 11…

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Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

European Researchers in Chinese Academia: Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Career Trajectories

Triple Helix Conference 2020, Tampere University, Finland

China, a Science Superpower? Introduction to China through Science Policy

Seminar at TU Berlin, China Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology

EU Researchers’ Mobility into China: State of Play and Way Forward

Forum on EU Researchers Mobility to China, EU Delegation to China and Mongolia, Beijing

Innovation Nation of Copycat Culture? China's Journey from Confucius to Creativity

Seminar at TU Berlin, China Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology

We are Guests: Migration of European Researchers in China

Immigrant China: Immigration and the Transformation of Chinese Society, University of Manchester

Nachrichten & Presse

Andrea Braun Střelcová für Made in China Journal über die Internationalisierung der Hochschule in China


Forschungsworkshop "Science, Foreign Policy, and the PRC" (Deadline 20. Juli 2021)


Sommerstipendium, "Chinas Forschungsengagement in Europa" (Deadline 5. Juni 2021)