Personal information Mireia Paulo-Noguera  

M.A. Mireia Paulo-Noguera

Room: MB 2.151
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-21853


Curriculum Vitae

Mireia Paulo Noguera, M.A.
Research Associate & PhD Candidate, International Political Economy of East Asia, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany) (since 03/2019)

Research Interests

    China’s Foreign policy and China as a regional and global actor
    China’s contemporary political and economic issues, laws and regulations
    European Studies, EU-China relations
    EU-China digital strategy (esp. digital transformation, 5G, standardisation, cyber security matters)

Research Programs

    Jean Monnet Chair, Connecting Europe and Asia: People, Power and Policies (CEAPPP) (2020 – 2023), Lecturer and Researcher
    A European-Asian Research Network on Strategies for Promoting Europea-Asia Connectivity (SPEAC) (2019 – 2022), Researcher (Associate)


    Arbitrator/Mediator ~ 上海国际仲裁中心仲裁员, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (“SHIAC”), Shanghai (China). The term: from August 1st, 2021 to April 30th, 2026
    Senior Consultant, A&Z Law Firm, Shanghai (China) (2020 - present)
    Director of the European-American Market, A&Z Law Firm, Shanghai (China) (2015 – 2019)
    International Business Supervisor, Simon Electric, Shanghai (China) (2014 – 2015)
    Research Senior Management Consultant (2008 – 2014)
    Trainee, European Commission, Directorate General for Development and Cooperation–EuropeAid, Brussels (Belgium) (2012)
    Trainee, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Field Office, Maracaibo (Venezuela) (2011 – 2012)
    Project Manager in non-profit organisations (India, Panama, Spain) (2004 – 2008)

Lectures and courses

    ‘China’s legal system’, ISDE Law Business School (Spain) (2019)
    ‘Ways to Enter the Chinese Market: A Legal Perspective’, (China, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain) (2016-2021)
    ‘Cross-borders e-commerce: the ABC from a Chinese legal perspective’, (China) (2016-2020)
    ‘Cultural Dimension Interests and the Dance of Meetings: A Perspective on Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Communication’, (China) (2016-2020)
    ‘Chinese Cybersecurity: data compliance and personal information protection’, (China) (2018-2019)
    ‘Work and Working in China’, Bergischen Universität Wuppertal (Germany) (2019)
    ‘Intellectual Protection in E-Commerce’, (China) (2017-2019)
    ‘Arbitration in Chinese context’, Universidad de Derecho de Valencia (China) (2017)
    ‘China’s economic developments’, Tongji University, Shanghai (China) (2016)
    ‘EU-China Relations’, Tongji University, Shanghai (China) (2015 – 2013)
    ‘E-Governance in China’, ESADE Institute of Governance and Public Direction, Barcelona (Spain) (2014)
    ‘Developments of teh ICTs and their role in Chinese society: e-commerce and digital governance’, Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) (2014)
    ‘Urbanism: Is green urbanism the alternative to the Chinese urban model?’, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain) (2013)
    ‘Environment: What is the environment strategy of the Chinese Communist Party?’, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona (Spain) (2013)


    PhD Fellow, Department of East Asian Politics, Ruhr University Bochum (Germany) (2019 – present)
    Postgraduate Research, School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA), Fudan University, Shanghai (China)
    MA in Political and Administration of the European Union, College of Europe, Bruges (Belgium) (2009 – 2010)
    Language training, Chinese Language Department, Peking University, Beijing (China) (2007 – 2009)
    BA in Oriental Studies, speciality in China, Autonomous University of Barcelona, (Spain) (2005 – 2008)
    BA in International and Intercultural Studies, speciality: conflict analysis and resolution, Autonomous University of Barcelona, (Spain) (2004 – 2006)
    BA in Business and Tourism, speciality: sustainable development planning, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain) (2000 – 2004)

Scholarships and Awards

    Fellowship of the Ministry of Education of the PRC. "EU Windows' Programme" at Fudan University, Shanghai (China) (2013 – 2014)
    Awarded for the best master thesis on EU-China Relations by InBev-Baillet Latour Chair of European Union-China Relations, College of Europe (2009 – 2010)
    Fellowship of the Spanish Foreign Ministry and the Spanish Development Cooperation Agency. College of Europe, Bruges (Belgium) (2009 – 2010)
    Fellowship of the Institute of Official Credit from Spain. Peking University, Beijing (China) (2007 – 2009)
    Fellowship of the First ASEFUAN Dialogue on Climate Change and Sustainable Development. ASEFUAN y Casa Asia, Barcelona y Madrid (Spain) (2009)
    Fellowship of the Marie Curie Programme. China in the World. Bristol University (2007) and Leeds University (UK) (2006)
    Selected candidate to represent China at the United Nations Model (C'MUN), Spanish United Nations Association Barcelona (Spain) (2005)


Publication list can be downloaded here.
ORCID ID and profile here.
Researchgate profile here.
Academia profile here.