Johan van Benthem Elected into the 2010 Distinguished International Expert Program of the Ministry of Education

Recommended by the Philosophy Department, Johan van Benthem, a world renowned scholar of logic, member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), the Academia Europaea (AE), and the Institut International de Philosophie (IIP) was elected into the 2010 Distinguished International Expert Program of the Ministry of Education.

Newly launched in 2010 by the Ministry, the Distinguished International Expert Program aims to help Chinese institutions of higher education to appoint first-class international scholars to teach or do research in cooperation to boost the quality of research and teaching at the institutions, as well as their over-all competitiveness. The experts elected are required to work on the campus of the institution for no less than two months each year.