Zhejiang University Week kicks off in Germany
BERLIN, Nov 07, 2012 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
Prestigious Zhejiang University of
China launched week-long activities here on Wednesday to present
its disciplinary advantages and latest achievements.
"Zhejiang University Week" was jointly organized by Zhejiang
University, Berlin Institute of Technology (TUB), Free University
of Berlin (FUB) and Humboldt University of Berlin.
The event, held during the 2012 EU-China Year of Intercultural
Dialogue, aims to further promote China's education and culture in
Europe and enhance substantive cooperation between Zhejiang
University and its counterparts in Germany and Europe as a whole.
"We hope this year's activities, with the participation of the
younger generation of scholars and students, would contribute
remarkably to the bilateral friendship and close ties between
Chinese and German universities," said Yang Wei, president of the
"Universities cannot solve the society's problems by themselves
and within their own framework. They have to expand their
cooperation," said TUB President Dr.-Ing. Joerg Steinbach in an
interview with Xinhua.
"So the need for internationalization is absolutely assisting.
Therefore, it is helpful to work with the most distinguished and
most famous universities worldwide," he said.
"We have 30 years' experience in cooperating with Zhejiang
University, and their projects always proceed very well. We are
looking forward to pursuing this kind of cooperation with great
expectation," he said.
In Berlin, Zhejiang University formally launched a scholarship
for foreign students which aims to attract more outstanding
students from Europe and other parts of the world to study in
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