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XTU Delegation Visits University of León, University of Applied Sciences Fresenius


Liu Changqing, Xiangtan University vice president, led a 6-member delegation to visit the University of León in Spain and the University of Applied Sciences Fresenius in Germany between May 28 and June 5, 2019. They attended the 2019 Council Conference of the Confucius Institute at the University of León, signed a scholarship agreement with the University of León, and renewed a cooperation agreement with the University of Applied Sciences Fresenius. They also discussed to further deepen exchanges and cooperation in personnel training and scientific research.

On May 30, before the council meeting, Marín, University of León president, met with Liu Changqing and his entourage and welcomed them to visit the school. At the meeting, Oscar, Confucius Institute foreign president, and Chen Chen, Chinese president, reported on the work in 2018 and the work plan for 2019.

During their stay in the University of León, the delegation visited the new building of the Confucius Institute and learned about the performance of Chinese teachers and volunteers. They had a discussion with the exchange students. Liu Changqing and the person in charge of the International Exchange College answered students’ concerned questions such as credits recognition, graduation and employment. The University of León has scheduled the delegation to visit five colleges, including the College of Agriculture and Forestry, the School of Mechanical Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Mining, and the School of Business, to conduct exchanges. They had discussions and communication on disciplinary areas and scientific research cooperation of dual-degree talents.

At the University of Applied Sciences Fresenius, Liu Changqing and Türck, University of Applied Sciences Fresenius director, signed the “University of Applied Sciences Fresenius-Xiangtan University Cooperation Agreement”. Both sides conducted in-depth discussions and exchanges on the cooperation of personnel training. Joint training of digital management, and the cooperation mode, course connection and training mode of masters of economics and intercultural communication have been particularly mentioned.