Ingrid d'Hooghe

Senior Research Associate


  • Trade and Globalisation


  • Asia

Expertise: China's rise, China's foreign policy and diplomacy, China and global governance, China-EU relations, public diplomacy.

Ingrid d'Hooghe is Senior Research Associate at Clingendael and China strategy advisor at China Relations. She lectures and conducts research on China's foreign policy and diplomacy.

Before joining Clingendael (2001), she was an academic staff member at the Sinological Institute of Leiden University.  She has worked as Policy Officer at the Netherlands Embassy in Beijing (1989-1991) and the Netherlands Embassy in Washington DC.(2005-2006). She graduated from Leiden University, the Netherlands, with a degree in Sinology, and studied Modern Chinese at Fudan University, Shanghai. She obtained a PhD in social sciences from the University of Antwerp on the topic of China's Public Diplomacy. She regularly publishes in national and international magazines and newspapers. From 2008-2014 she was co-editor of Discussion Papers in Diplomacy.

My work



Trade and Globalisation

China's Evolving Diplomacy (special issue)

05 April 2011 - 15:22

The Expansion of China's Public Diplomacy System

05 April 2011 - 15:20
Trade and Globalisation

The Limits of China's Soft Power in Europe

05 April 2011 - 15:18

EU Risks Losing Political Niches in Asia to G-2

04 December 2009 - 20:15
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Strategic Foresight

China's public diplomacy: What does it mean for Europe?

18 December 2014 - 10:23