49 Universities Representatives Discuss Art Students Study and Intern Abroad Program

 

 

From 16th to 17th April, 2013, “Art Students Study and Intern Abroad Program and Co-Building Tongji University Overseas Campus in Florence Seminar”sponsored by the China Education Association for International Exchange and Tongji University was held in siping campus, Tongji University.

Vice president of Tongji University, Professor Jiang Bo, Mr. Liu Yupu, director of Education Office in Department of Science and Technology for Culture of Ministry of Culture and secretary-generalof Chinese Society of Professional Art Education, Mr. Zong Wa, deputy secretary general of China Education Association for International Exchange and director of China Center for International Educational Exchange, professors from relative colleges, representatives from Sino Italian Campus and of art discipline from 49 universities attended the seminar.

Tongji University and deputy secretary general  Zong Wa successively delivered speeches. Experts of related committees from Ministry for Education, National Steering Committee of Master of Fine Arts and many respective colleges shared ideas. Furthermore representatives from Council on International Educational Exchange, Alliance for Global Education and Savannah College of Art & Design given speeches and exchanged successful experiences.

Tongji University signed Agreements for Art Students Study Abroad Center and Co-Building Tongji University Overseas Campus in Florence with China Education Association for International Exchange. Both sides would take the construction of Tongji University Overseas Campus in Florence as an opportunity to serve Tongji international cooperation and exchange strategy and promote its developments between the domestic universities and colleges so as to achieve the final aims of serving the nation and being available for Chinese and foreign students.

With joint efforts, 2013 Summer Program in Tongji University Overseas Campus in Florence will be officially operated in July, recruiting undergraduates and higher education students in Tongji and other academies of arts in China. 3 or 4 weeks professional courses on arts, humanities, design and practical work camp will be chose in Shanghai, Florence or London, jointly famous academies of arts including Politecnico di Milano, Accademia di belle arti di Firenze, Polimoda Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing, Domus Academy and Central Saint Martin.