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Hans-Joerg Schmerer – China researcher at Fernuni Hagen

Hans-Joerg Schmerer holds the Chair of International Economics at the distance-learning university of Hagen.

Back then, in the early 2000s, the greatest adventures could be experienced on China’s railways. Hans-Joerg Schmerer still has fond memories of those times. He was on a backpacking trip with a friend – six weeks, from Beijing to Inner Mongolia. And with every kilometer the two of them traveled, Schmerer ventured deeper into a world that had been unknown to him until then.

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