On Oct. 29, Boisseau Christopher, Dean of ESCE International Business School and Li Jianle, responsible for school French-Chinese programs, paid an official visit to SDUFE. President Zhao Zhongxiu and vice President Han Zuosheng met the guests.
President Zhao, on behalf of SDUFE, extended his warm welcome to Boisseau Christopher and Li Jianle for their visit and introduced the recent developments of the University. He said that on the occasion of the 55thanniversary of the establishment of China-France diplomatic relationship and the 100thanniversary of the Chinese work-for-study movement in France, SDUFE and ESCE should seize the opportunity of the postgraduate visiting program to promote all-around cooperation further. Han Zuosheng talked about the school’s emphasis and efforts on its internationalization and said that students are encouraged to study abroad to broaden their views. Meanwhile, SDUFS is also working hard to attract more international students to study here.
In his speech, Boisseau Christopher firstly thanked President Zhao for his warm reception and made a brief introduction to ESCE, which is located in Paris and enjoys distinct geographical advantages. More than 56 national students are now studying in ESCE. Boisseau expressed his wishes to further stable bilateral relations in the long term and comprehensive way. Besides, the two sides exchanged views on significant issues relating to jointly building the Confucius Institute in Paris with the University of International Business and Economics, 2+3 Master programs, dual degree programs on Master and Bachelor degrees, and postgraduate students visiting program. Before the meeting, the two guests met with 30 postgraduate students who are about to study at ESCE in the coming month. After the meeting, they visited the School of MBA and reached a primary intent of cooperation on student exchanges, visiting programs, and together establishing a training centre for senior managers development courses.
Representatives and people in charge of relevant departments were also present, including the Center of Teacher Development and Evaluation, Graduate School, International Office, School of Foreign Languages, School of International Education, and School of MBA.