The Delegation from University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland has visited CDI. Dr. Guo Wanda, CDI’s Executive Vice President gave a lecture on “China's Special Economic Zone (SEZ): its Role for the Transformation of China”. He elaborated the evolution and status quo of China SEZ. Shenzhen was quoted as a successful example of SEZ, which is now a financial centre and hi-tech centre in China. Still, challenges should be observed during the economic transformation in the following development of SEZ.