23rd October to 2nd November, Wuhan University Party committee secretary Luo Yuyan led a delegation to visit European universities, attending first Wuhan University “Overseas academic week” opening ceremony, and visited Gottingen University in Germany, University of Duisburg-Essen, Polytechnic University of Milan and Zurich, Switzerland, Applied Science and Technology University
The first Wuhan University “Overseas academic week” was jointly held by Wuhan University and Gottingen University in Germany which is one of 9 “Elite Universities” in Germany, attracted scholars from Germany, Belgium, Holland, Norway, Australia and so on, became important platforms that enhance Wuhan University’s humanistic social science scholars and excellent academic achievements to go onto the world stage. Representative Stiller of German federation education and research department, minister Lange of Science and Culture department of Niedersachsen, Consul general Yang HuiQqun of The Chinese embassy in Hamburg system, The international law of the sea court justice Wolfrum and so on were invited to attend he academic activities. Gottingen University in Germany attaches great importance to the activity, Beisiegle, president of the university, and Hehne, vice president interviewed Wuhan University’s delegation, president Beisiegle also signed joint statement on deepen cooperation between the two universities with Luo Yuyan.
At University of Duisburg-Essen, Wuhan University delegation interviewed its vice president Schroder and other people, invested Confucius Institute there and had work talks with president Heberer of East Asia Research Institute of the university, East Asia Research Institute is the largest research institute among German universities, which is engaged in east Asia politics, economy, culture and so on multi-disciplines research, Wuhan University’s delegation had deep investigate about operating mechanism of the cross disciplines scientific research platform.
During the visit to Polytechnic University of Milan, top one university in Italy, Luo Yuyan on behalf of Wuhan University resigned Inter-school cooperation agreement and student exchange agreement with vice president Noci of the university, and exchanged ideas about how to strengthen the cooperation in economics and electrical information science
At Applied Science and Technology University of Zurich, Switzerland, the president Piveteau interviewed delegation of Wuhan University, and exchange agreement documentation about developing cooperation between two universities in economics management, the delegation also held work talks with present of its school of management and law science
This visit is significant for deepening traditional cooperation between Wuhan University and European universities and promoting Wuhan University oversea influence, Wuhan University humanities and social science research institute and person in charge of relevant colleges accompanied to visit.