On May 31, MCU held a meeting with a delegation from National Taitung University headed by President Tzeng Yew-Min and members of the Representative Office in Moscow for Taipei-Moscow Economic and Cultural Coordination Commission.
National Taitung University (NTTU) was established in 1948 as Taiwan Provincial Taitung Teachers’ School and in 2003 was restructured to become a national university. NTTU incorporates College of Humanities, Teachers’ College, College of Science and Engineering, as well as Chinese Language Center that enrolls international students of foreign languages. The NTTU campus also has a modern underground Library and Information Center featuring unusual architecture that has been awarded a prize in Moscow as innovative construction project.
The meeting started with welcome speeches and promotion videos presented by the parties. Head of International Relations Department Daria Milyaeva and Deputy Head of Chinese Language Department Valentina Vashkyavichus spoke on internationalization of a city university. Head of Department for Strategic Development Kirill Barannikov presented a report “National Standards and Curricula for School Education: Comparative researches at MCU”.
The discussion of cooperation prospects between MCU and NTTU resulted in signing a network and student exchange agreements supporting short and long term mobility programs. The cooperation areas will comprise educational tourism, sport, geography and foreign languages.