Recently, the inaugural ceremony of “Zhengzhou University-Niedersachsen Science and Culture Alliance” and “Zhengzhou University-Niedersachsen Joint Graduate School” was held online. Taylor, minister of Science, Education and Culture of Niedersachsen, German, and heads of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Sichuan University and Kunming University of Science and Technology attended the inaugural ceremony online. Liu Jiongtian, vice chairman of the CPPCC of Henan Province and president of Zhengzhou University, attended the ceremony online and signed a cooperation agreement with Clausthal University of Technology, Germany as the Chinese representative.
Schachtner, president of Clausthal University of Technology, said in his speech that the establishment of “Zhengzhou University-Niedersachsen Science and Culture Alliance” and “Zhengzhou University-Niedersachsen Joint Graduate School” led by Clausthal University of Technology and Zhengzhou University,which set up a platform of scientific research and cultural exchanges between the two countries, had very important significance, and that he hoped to take the signing as an opportunity to strengthen close cooperation with Chinese universities such as Zhengzhou University.
Liu Jiongtian pointed out that as a coordinator from the Chinese university for the Alliance and the Graduate School, Zhengzhou University would take the lead in initiating joint doctoral training, and be willing to work with other Chinese universities to run the graduate school program well. Zhengzhou Universitywould further strengthen friendly and cooperative relations with Niedersachsen, promote cooperation in science, education, culture and innovation between China and Germany, cultivate more young Chinese and Germans of the next generation, and continuously promote exchanges and cooperation in science, technology, education, culture and economy between the two countries, thus making contributions to deepening the friendship between the two countries.