On the afternoon of March 28th, there were conversazione and signing ceremony of intercollegiate cooperation agreement among municipal colleges and universities and delegation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, organized and arranged by Beijing Municipal Education Commission. Our vice principal Shen Zhili attended it and signed intercollegiate cooperation agreement with principal Didier Viviers from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, which was witnessed by leaders including director Xian Lianping of Beijing Municipal Education Commission.
Director Xian Lianping at the conversazione said that Beijing municipal colleges and universities have their own characteristics and advantages. Beijing Municipal Education Commission encouraged and supported relevant colleges and universities to carry out cooperation and exchanges with high-level foreign universities and hoped that Vrije Universiteit Brussel had substantive cooperation with related municipal colleges and universities in terms of teachers academic exchanges, cooperation in scientific research, student exchanges, joint training students, etc. Principal Didier Viviers from Vrije Universiteit Brussel briefly introduced basic situation of the school, showed willingness to carry out multi-level exchanges and cooperation with municipal colleges and universities in related fields, especially in joint training doctoral students.
Our vice principal Shen Zhili briefly introduced school history, principles for running the school and other basic situations of our school, especially advantages of school discipline, scientific research, international exchange and development of foreign students education to the delegation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She said our school attached great importance to international cooperation and exchanges, regarded implementation of Open Education as one of the strategies for school development, and hoped two schools to deepen mutual understanding and to carry out substantive cooperation in teachers exchange, students exchange and joint training students, etc.
Conversazione and signing ceremony was attended by deputy director of Beijing Municipal Education Commission Zheng Dengwen, director of Higher Education Office Shao Wenjie, director of International Cooperation and Exchange Office Pan Fangfang, vice president of Foreign Affairs from Vrije Universiteit Brussel Serge Jaumain, vice president of Student Affairs Jean-Michel de Waele, head of East-Asian affairs of Foreign Affairs Ministry Feng Yuan, and director of our International Office Xiong Jiaquan.
According to arrangement of Beijing Municipal Education Commission, on the afternoon of March 28th, many people including our Faculty of Science Zou Jianchen, vice director of Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering Xu Jining, vice director of Faculty of Electronics and Information Engineering Wang Yuehai, vice director of Faculty of Computer Science and Technology Song Wei and relevant teachers went to Capital Normal University and Beijing University of Technology respectively, participated in the conversazione with dean of Faculty of Science in Vrije Universiteit Brussel Muriel Moser and dean of Faculty of Engineering in Vrije Universiteit Brussel Gerard Degrez. Both sides introduced their professional discipline constructions and advantage fields in scientific research, and exchanged views about future exchanges and cooperation.
By International Office