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Delegation of Hunan City University Visited Westphalian University of Applied Sciences and Other Universities in Germany

2018-05-18  Click:[]

Talking with the Leaders of Westphalian University of Applied Sciences

Taking a Group Photo with the Leaders of Westphalian University of Applied Sciences

Visiting the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

Visiting Technology Art Science TH Cologne

Visiting the University of Bonn

At the invitaiton of  Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, the delegation of Hunan City University visited this universities and some other universities in Germany during May 29-31.  The delegation was headed by the president of HCU Li Jianqi and made up of the relevant leaders from Office of International Exchanges, School of Literature and News of HCU and the Education Department of Hunan Province. With the approval of the Foreign Affairs Office of Hunan Province, the visit was paid to further promote the transformation of our university, and expand the cooperation fields and spaces between our university and foreign universities.

Founded in 1992, Westphalian University of Applied Sciences is a public university of applied technology in Germany with more than 9,000 students and more than 600 faculties. It has three campuses, i.e. Gelsenkirchen campus, Bocholt campus and Recklinghausen campus. The University has 10 departments including electrical engineering, mechanical manufacturing and informatics and journalism with 42 majors for bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

During the visit in Germany, the delegation was warmly welcomed by Westphalian University of Applied Sciences. The President of the university, Kriegesmann, the vice President Hansen, Weichler, Brodmann, the head of the International Relations and the head the department of Mechanical Engineering attended the symposium.

On behalf of Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, Kriegesmann addressed the delegation a welcoming speech and gave a brief introduction to the university, hoping that the two univerisities could have further cooperation. Hansen introduced the main practice of the university in the application of education and the relevant situation of international education. The introduction showed that the university mainly worked with some well-known enterprises to enable the students to receive academic education and simultaneously conduct application-oriented research and internship so as to improve students' entrepreneurial ability and employability

The president of HCU, Li Jianqi introduced the educational situation of our university and hoped that the two universities could take this opportunity to strengthen international cooperation, especially the exchanges between teachers and students of the two universities and promote the exchanges and cooperation between the two sides in various fields.He warmly invited the relevant leaders of Westphalian University of Applied Sciences to visit Hunan City University.

Later, the two sides held friendly talks on the construction of applied universities, and reached broad consensus on international cooperation on education, joint research and exchanges between teachers and students.

After the symposium, the delegation visited the university's mechanical engineering laboratory, the CNC machine lab, the news media lab and the computer room.

In Germany, the delegation also visited the University of Bonn and Technology Art Science TH Cologne, taking a tour of teaching and administrative facilities and entertainment and living facilities in the two universities so as to know the practice of the two universities in the cultivation of applied talents. (By Junfeng)