President of Turin University visited SZU
Release Time:2017-04-16

    On the morning of March 24th, President Gianmaria Ajani and Professor Shi Fenna paid a visit to SZU. Gianmaria Ajani is the President of Turin University(hereafter “TU”), while Professor Shi Fenna is the dean of Confucius Institute in Italy. President Li Qingquan and Vice President Wang Hui of SZU met with them.


    President Li Qingquan firstly gave a general introduction of SZU’ s international exchanges and cooperation. He said, “SZU had attached great importance to international exchanges and cooperation. With frequent international exchanges and cooperation, SZU had already established cooperative relationships with 197 universities and actively carried out various forms of cooperative training and international scientific research up till now. Besides, SZU and TU has established a profound friendship for a decade”. He continued, “With students keep going to study in TU each year, there are up to 127 students of SZU who has been sent there since March, 2009 when the first 21 students went to study there.” He also expressed his hope to promote two universities’ cooperation actively and steadily. Apart from student exchange project, SZU also looked forward to furthering masters’ and doctors’ joint-training programs, food safety research, health research institutes’ establishment, etc.


    Afterwards, Gianmaria Ajani introduced the basic information of TU. He said, “Turin was a sister city of Shenzhen. As one of the oldest universities in Europe, TU can boast of its basic disciplines, such as mathematics, chemistry, physics, economics, law, agriculture, medicine and psychology. particularly, its Economics and Business Administration were prestigious in European continent”. He also expressed his expectation of more exchanges of majors, a larger number of undergraduates, and the establishment “3 +1” or “3 +2” project as well. Finally, he expected there would be more cooperative opportunities with SZU, such as cooperation in exchanging language teachers and students for different terms, etc.


    Later on, they had a further discussion on academic exchanges and cooperation in chemistry, medicine, scientific research and innovation, industry-university-research’ talent training program, joint training program and so on.

   Edited by International Office