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Jilin University Delegation Led by Vice President HAN Xiaofeng Attends the 8th Sino-Korean University Presidents Forum

Nov 26, 2016 Office of Global Engagement

On November 24th and 25th, Han Xiaofeng, Vice President of Jilin University, attended the 8th Sino-Korean University Presidents Forum held in Shandong University and relevant activities. Li Qiyong, Deputy Director of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of Ministry of Education, Lee Soo-john, Consul-general of Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Qingdao and Wang Qilong, Executive Vice President of Shandong University attended the opening ceremony of the forum.

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The Forum gathers around 100 representatives from 30 renowned Chinese and South Korean universities including Jilin University, Nankai University, Fudan University, Xiamen University, Korea University, Hanyang University and Chung-Ang University. Representatives conducted in-depth discussions around the theme “Traditional Cultural Inheritance, Innovation and Future Development of Universities and “Higher Education Institutions and Talents Education”.

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Vice President Han Xiaofeng delivered a speech entitled “Enhancing Cooperation on Talent Cultivation between China and South Korea and Promoting Double First-rate Development. From the perspectives of traditional culture dissemination, International elite cultivation and industry-university collaboration in finance, he introduced the cooperation model of talent cultivation among Jilin University, universities and business community in South Korea and analyzed prospects of International talent cultivation between the two sides from the aspects of joint programs in Students Education, overseas study, technology cooperation and high-level international student cultivation. In addition, Han Xiaofeng, as the representative of the coordinating organization on the Chinese side designated by the Ministry of Education, he moderated the closing ceremony.

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Vice President Han Xiaofeng discussed with Vice President for International Affairs of Hanyang University Ki Jeong Lee and Vice President of Korea University Sun-Hyuk Kim respectively about hosting 2017 Education and Exchange Week between Jilin University and Hanyang University and enhancing substantive research and academic cooperation in the advantageous disciplines of both sides. And they reached consensus on relevant cooperation issues. Representatives from Office of Global Engagement of Jilin University also attended above activities.

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The 1st Sino-Korean University Presidents Forum was held in Korea University in October 2007. The 2nd to the 7th forums were held respectively in Jilin University, Yeungnam University, Renmin University of China, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Chongqing University and Hanyang University. This forum has been listed as a major cooperation program in education under the framework of China-ROK Joint Committee on People-to-people Exchanges. The 2017 Forum will be held in Chungbuk National University.    

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