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Date:2019-10-12Read:10

President Ying of Zhejiang Wanli University Attended Educational Cooperation Conference of Mid-East European Countries

In the morning of October 10th, the sixth Sino-Mid-East European Countries’ Educational Cooperation Conference (B & R Countries’ Educational Cooperation Conference) was held in Shangri-La Hotel. Hosted by deputy secretary general Yang Xiaoping of Ningbo Municipal People's Government, deputy mayor Xu Ya’nan of Ningbo City, deputy director-general Yu Yongming of Education Department of Zhejiang Province, and Marek Ciesielczuk, Poland’s consul general in Shang Hai also joined the conference and delivered speeches.

President Ying of Our University was invited to attend the conference and make a keynote speech “The B&R and Innovative Development of Higher Education”. President Ying said the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative relies on talents with global background, innovation and creativity. To cultivate such talents, our university set up Maritime Silk Road Institute in 2015. In the year of 2017, we also founded B & R International Educational Cooperation Platform, B & R Languages College, Czech Language and Culture Center, Mid-East European Country Coordination Institute, the Silk-Road League of Business Schools, and the Center of Latvia. In addition to these, a Chinese Language and Culture Center has been built in Russia.   

In his speech, President Ying introduced the bilateral and multilateral communication and cooperation between students and teachers in Wanli University and the colleges and universities in Mid-East European Countries. He reported about our sharing advanced teaching experience, high quality teaching resources with the universities of Mid-East European Countries, our cultivating global, interdisciplinary talents, and our promoting subject and major construction. All in all, we exert every effort to promote the quality of our internationalized education model with the strategy of “going out” and “letting in”.