The SDUST Delegation Visited Institutions in Germany and the UK

From October 14 to 20, the SDUST delegation led by Prof. Li Daogang, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of SDUST , visited Ansbach University of Applied Sciences and University of Applied Sciences Hof in Germany and University of Worcester in the UK.

While visiting Ansbach, SDUST delegates received hospitality from senior staffs of the University, including President Prof. Ute Ambrosius, Vice President Prof. Günther Pr?bstle and Prof. Sascha Müller-Feuerstein. The two sides reviewed cooperation and exchanges of the past two years. They also discussed about expanding fields of collaboration and increasing cooperation and exchange in engineering programs. Prof.Makus Skripek, a faculty member from the School of Economics and Management,spoke highly of the SDUST students for their excellent performance in Ansbach. The SDUST delegation visited laboratories for media technology and bio-medicine, and also had talks with SDUST students studying in Ansbach.

At Hof University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Li Daogang and his delegation received warm reception from President Prof. Jürgen Lehmann, Vice President Prof. Dietmar Wolff and senior staffs from College of Engineering, School of Economics and Management and International Office, etc. Both sides introduced to the history and development of their universities, and had a discussion on cooperative programs in engineering and economics and management. Prof. Franz Boos, Dean of the School of Economics and Management, and Ms. Susanne Krause, Dean of the International Office, introduced to the English-delivered programs of International Management and Mechanical Manufacture. The SDUST delegation also made an introduction to scholarships and English-delivered programs of SDUST. Expressing strong willingness to enhance cooperation with each other, the two sides discussed about faculty and students exchange in English-delivered programs.The delegation visited laboratories of College of Engineering accompanied by the Dean Prof. Valentin Plenk after the meeting.

In the University of Worchester, the SDUST delegation were warm welcomed by President Prof. Green and Vice President Dr. Heather Forland. Around the topic of joint education of the Finance Program, a meeting was held between the two sides.

SDUST delegates informed of the situation of this year’s joint education program,including the number of enrolled students, student quality, teaching and management,etc. Dr.Heather Forland expressed satisfaction with the work done by SDUST and said that Worcester would like to work closely with SDUST in student cultivation.

Later on, accompanied by relevant staffs of Worchester, SDUST delegates visited teaching buildings, accommodation buildings, the library and the gym, etc. Through communication with Chinese students, SDUST delegates acquired detailed knowledge of their study and lives in Worchester.

This visit strengthened SDUST’s ties with higher education institutions of Germany and the UK, expanded fields of cooperation and promoted the development of the joint education programs as well as the overall international exchange and cooperation of SDUST.