On June 10-14, 2019 the director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova joined the official delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine led by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Mr. Roman Greba. The chief of the Head Department of Directorate of Strategical Development and European Integration of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Stella Shapoval, head of the Department of International Agreements and Recognition of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Olha Kotova and the director of Informational and Image Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Victoria Sergiyenko took part in the work of the delegation as well.
The official delegation had a meeting with the rector of the University of Science and Technologies of Beijing Mr. Yang Renshu. The University of Science and Technologies of Beijing has 180 universities-partners overseas and 500 professors-foreigners. Chinese colleagues demonstrated an interest in developing cooperation with Ukrainian technical universities-members of QS World Rankings and creating common laboratories together in the future.
Also, the delegation visited the third meeting of the Ukrainian-Chinese educational subcommission. The Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Mr. Roman Greba together with the Deputy Minister of Education of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Sung Yao presided over the meeting. As a result, it was agreed to increase the number of scholarships for Ukrainian and Chinese students to 200, opening more Confucius centers in Ukraine, establishing common scientific centers and enterprises.
Next, the visitors had an appointment with Nanchang University, situated in the area more than 1 million square meters in size, training 50000 students and employing 2600 members of staff. The delegates were familiarized with the local facilities and discussed the academic mobility perspectives.