Ms. Lin Goethals

Research Assistant ESSCA France

PhD Researcher at Ghent University, Belgium, and Beijing Normal University, China



Ms. Lin Goethals is a Research Assistant at ESSCA School of Management and a PhD Researcher at Ghent University and Beijing Normal University in Political Sciences and Comparative Education. She has a Master’s degree in Political Sciences from Ghent University and has been a visiting researcher at Peking University (China), National Taiwan University (Taiwan) and the University of the Western Cape (South Africa). She is affiliated to the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) in Brussels as their Programme Director for Asia. Her research focuses on Higher Education Cooperation and student mobility between the European Union and China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Research Project

The student mobility-migration nexus in EU-China affairs