EU-CHINA KeTLOD – Knowledge Transfer and Leadership in Organ Donation from Europe to China

Scientific manager: Marco Zanello






Sector: Modernisation of curriculum by developing new and innovative courses and methodologies

Unibo structure involved:  Dipartimento Scienze Biomediche e Neuromotorie (DIBINEM)


Project Duration in months:  24
Start Date:  15/10/2016
End Date: 15/10/2018

Budget:  665.441,66 euro  
Unibo Budget:  21.900  euro

Coordinator: University of Barcelona (ES)


  • Donation and Transplantation Institute (ES)
  • Dinamia S. COOP. MAD (ES)
  • Universidad de Colima (MEX)
  • The University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis (FR)
  • Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna (IT)
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (CN)
  • Medical University (CN)
  • Kunming University (CN)
  • Wuhan University (CN)
  • Second Military Medical University (CN)
  • Nanchang University (CN)
  • Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine (CN)
  • Shenzhen XinGeRuiLa Culture Communication Co. Ltd. (CN)

KeTLOD project will facilitate the design of a postgraduate program in organ donation field, for the Chinese health care professionals’ customized to their needs that will be implemented in 7 Universities. The KeTLOD curriculum is conceived as blended training program, in accordance with European Space for Higher Education guidelines and will offer knowledge and experience in clinical approach, management and dissemination strategies in Organ Donation. KeTLOD consist in a 625 hours program that will lead to 25 ETCS. KeTLOD will empower professional competences; enhance the detection and referral of potential donors and encourage a positive attitude towards donation in the society.


  1. To design and implement a Postgraduate Program on Organ Donation in 7 relevant Universities in China.
  2. To develop specific academic and scientific contents and tools that will enable health care students to be trained as specialists in organ donation in the Chinese Universities.
  3. To create a pool of health care professionals form 7 different regions of China; trained with professional competences required for the development of donation activities in their hospitals.
  4. To spread knowledge and information for encouraging positive attitude towards donation in the society through training “key persons” in the Donation programs in China.

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union