Dr. Chen Xuelian is part of a network of young German and Chinese leaders from all sectors who come together to engage in intensive dialogue and to undergo further professional and intercultural training. The Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus takes place in alternate years in China and Germany.
Chen Xuelian, Associate Professor, is Director of the Social Survey Office at the China Center for Comparative Politics & Economics (CCCPE). CCCPE, which is affiliated to the Central Compilation & Translation Bureau, is a leading thinking tank in China. Her PhD thesis at Tübingen University focussed on the issue of political legitimacy in contemporary China. Her main research interests include local governance, government innovations, government accountability and political legitimacy in contemporary China.