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XTU Inked Cooperation Agreement with University of Applied Sciences Fresenius



From September 2 to 3, the delegation from Applied Sciences Fresenius visited our university. The delegation consist of Prof. Leo Gros, vice president, Prof. Rainer Türck, vice dean of Department of Enterprise Economics, Prof. Anna Elisabeth Böhnke and Prof. Zhu Kaifu. They reached a cooperation framework agreement and an agreement to exchange students majoring in German with XTU. Luo He’an, president of Xiangtan University and vice president Liu Changgeng received the delegation.


On the morning of September 3, the two universities held talks to give brief introduction of their respective university, and reached cooperation intention in terms of Business Administration, Tourism Management, German for Economics, Health Economics, Chemistry and in particular Analytical Chemistry. In addition, both sides decided to exchange undergraduates and jointly cultivate master’s program in biology & pharmaceutical analysis and economics & German. On behalf of Xiangtan University and University of Applied Sciences Fresenius respectively, Liu Changgeng and Leo Gros signed the above-mentioned two agreements. On that afternoon, the 4-menber delegation, divided into 3 groups, discussed exchanges and cooperation with teachers and students from School of Chemistry, School of Chemical Industry Engineering, School of Foreign Languages and Business School.
Leo Gros stated that the visit brought about tremendous achievements. Since the two universities boast distinguishing features and influence in talent cultivation and scientific research in the fields of chemistry and chemical engineering, he expected that both sides can conduct fruitful cooperation.


University of Applied Sciences Fresenius is a private school located in Hessen, Germany. It is development from Institute of Chemistry established in 1848. Its exchange with Xiangtan University dates back to 2010. At present, 5 students from Xiangtan University are studying in University of Applied Sciences Fresenius, and 10 German students are pursuing education in XTU.


(International Exchange Center)