Martin Rennert, the Principal of Berlin University of the Arts, the largest art school in Europe came visited NTNU on Oct. 6th with Hsu Li Tian, officer of the Department of International and Cross-strait Education in Ministry of Education. Principal Chang Kuo En welcomed them in person with administrators of NTNU and hoped that both universities can become sister schools.
Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO) called on NTNU on September 24th and met with President Chang Kuo-en. Both sides showed enthusiasm in discussion.
Heidelberg University is the oldest university in contemporary Germany. Its Vice President Dr. A. Stephen K. Hashmi visited NTNU with administrator and teachers from the school and was welcomed by Vice President Wu Cheng-Chih. Both parties talked about exchange programs and hoped to achieve more interaction on academic works.
This year, the Division of Preparatory Programs for Overseas Chinese Students is welcoming some special guests from Africa. The campus was mainly composed of South East Overseas Chinese, now 18 teenage African students from Amitofo Care Center have come to Taiwan to study here. They will attend classes in Linkou coordinated by MTC and Preparatory Programs to learn Chinese, and the school will help them to apply to universities in Taiwan. The aim is to educate them as teachers and in the future, they may go back to Malawi and teach Chinese.
The President of Doshisha University Koji Murata and some administrators came to visit NTNU on September 11st and President Chang Kuo-en welcomed them in person. As more and more Japanese are interested in learning Chinese, it’s possible that more Japanese students would come to NTNU.