For the 5th time on November 9th 2020 the "5th EU-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue" took place. Due to the pandemic, the event was held virtually for the first time. At this event, Professor Attila Pausits gave a lecture on future opportunities and challenges of mobility programs and on digital opportunities for collaboration in education and research. Pausits also reflected on the experiences from the Erasmus Mundus program "Research and Innovation in Higher Education, Msc", which Danube University Krems is coordinating since 2012. Based on the experts' recommendations for further future cooperation between the EU and China, central topics were defined. These were shared with the public in a joint press release.