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XTUs International Exchange and Cooperation

The international Exchange and Cooperation work of Xiangtan University consists of the following:

1. Cooperative international educational programs;
2. Foreign student enrollment and education;
3. International skilled personnel introduction, and teacher training and continuing education outside of China;
4. The 20 Plus 20 Cooperation Plan for Chinese and African Institutions of Higher Education;
5. Chinese language promotion via Confucius Institute;
6. Exit administration; and,
7. Foreign affairs concerning reception and protocol service.

Xiangtan University currently has more than 60 global partners. It has established nearly 90 cooperation agreements, involving various academic fields, with higher education institutions in more than 20 countries, including Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, UK, Spain, France, German, Portugal, Belgium, Czech Republic, Uganda, Ghana, USA, Canada, Mexico, and Cuba. Thirty-five cooperative international educational programs have been launched, and two Confucius Institutes have been built overseas.

The University has been involved in the "20 Plus 20 Cooperation Plan for Chinese and African Institutions of Higher Education", and was in the first group of Hunan institutions of higher education to enroll both international students and students from Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan. It is a host university for Chinese Government and the Confucius Institute Scholarships.

Being open and inclusive in academic studies, the University sponsors or organizes nearly 100 academic conferences at national and international level every year, creating a strong academic atmosphere.

Table: Global Partners

Asia (15)
Japan (5)
Kagoshima University, Shiga University, Seisen University, Doshisha University, Shikoku University
Korea (6)
Chung-Ang University, Jeju National University, Youngsan University, Kwangju Hunan  University, Kongju National University, Ajou University
Thailand (3)
Lampang College of Commerce and Technology, Far Eastern University, Lampang Campus of Rajamangla Institute of Technology
Malaysia (1)
National Security College

Europe (31)
Russia (2)
Ivanovo State University, Kazan State University
UK (4)
Swansea University, University of the West of Scotland, University of Dundee,University Of Central Lancashire
France (7)
University of Savoie, University of Saint-Etienne, University of Poitiers, Paris Higher School of Economics, University of Le Havre, University of Tours, University of Orléan
Spain (7)
Universidad of León, Technical University of Madrid, Rovira I Virgili University, Catalunya International University,  University of Murcia, Autonomous University of Barcelona,  Technical University of Catalonia
Ukraine (2)
Lutsk State Technical University, Warren National University
Germany (3)
University of Marburg, Humboldt University、Fresenius University of Applied Science and Technology
Czech (1)
Braque Institute of Chemical Technology
Belgium (2)
University of Mons-Hainaut, Ghent University
Italy (1)
Sapienza University of Rome
Norway (1)
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Portugal (1)
Polytechnic Institute of Bragança
USA (10)
Pennsylvania State University, Marshall University, Kean University, University of Kent, University of Massachusetts Boston, Wayne State University, Ohio State University, University of Oregon, University of Missouri St.(空格)Louis, Jacksonville State University
Canada (2)
University of Laval, University of Winnipeg
Mexico (1)
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Cuba (1)
University of Havana
Australia (3)
Australia (3)
University of Adelaide, Macquarie University, University of Canberra                                                                   
Africa (4)
Ghana (3)
University of Cape Coast, Sunyani Technical University, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Uganda (1)
Makerere University