Founder of China-Europe Forum and His Delegation Visit XMU

Posted: 2020-07-06   Visits: 10

On 30 June, David Gosset, the French expert on international relations and founder of the China-Europe Forum, and his delegation visited XMU. Vice President Yang Bin met with the guests.

Vice President Yang Bin welcomed the delegation and introduced the history of XMU, its comprehensive strength and academic advantages. He said that XMU has close cooperation with many French universities due to the long history of diplomatic relations between China and France, and many XMU teachers had studied or worked in prestigious French universities. He hoped to have the opportunity to further deepen the cooperation between XMU and French universities. In addition, he shared with the guests XMU’s contribution and achievements in the international cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and mentioned that the research teams of School of Public Health and School of Life Sciences at XMU have made great achievements in the research and development of detection reagents, and have been well recognized by European countries.

David Gosset shared the story between XMU and himself. He expressed his willingness to utilize the platform of China-Europe Forum to further promote the relationship between XMU and European universities, especially French universities. Under COVID-19, medicine and life sciences are key cooperation areas. In the end, he also expressed his hope to have the opportunity to have more exchanges with students and teachers of XMU in the future.

During the meeting, the two parties discussed the possibility of cooperation in the business school and the Belt and Road initiative, and reached a preliminary consensus on strengthening exchange and cooperation.

Editor: Jiaqi Li

Source: Office of International Cooperation and Exchange