Mr. Yan Bingchen, Director of the International Education Section of the International Department, Ministry of Education, P.R.China, Prof. Ding Yuan, Vice President and Dean of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Prof. Michel Farine, European Co-Dean of China-EU Institute for Clean and Renewable Energy(CEICARE), Prof. Shen Weiqi, Provost of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China and Dr. Clemens Richter had a successful panel discussion on the topic of Reflection on the Experience of Establishing and Developing Joint Institutions in Higher Education and Research. Mr. Yan Bingchen affirmed the education quality of 13 jointly run school in China, including CESL, and emphasized that further introduction of high-quality resources from abroad should be further enhanced.
In his speech, Dr. Richter gave an overview of CESL’s activities in the fields of teaching, research and professional training. He emphasized that linking the different fields and developing a true community of mutual teaching and learning contributes significantly for building a stable bridge for legal dialogue between China and the EU.
During the conference, representatives from CEIBS, CESL and ICARE, the three China-EU jointly run schools have exchanged ideas, seeking for further cooperation.
The conference brought together specialists in the higher-education sphere from both China and the EU, as well as representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Education and diplomatic missions of EU Member States, including the head of delegation of the EU in China, H.E. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, Jan O’Sullivan T.D., Minister for Education and Skills, Ireland and Vito Borrelli, Head of Sector Jean Monnet & China Desk, European Commission.