German higher Education: German students' enthusiasm for studying in China is on the rise
Xinhua News Agency, Munich, Germany, November 16 (Reporter Zhang Yirong) Philip Dengel, director of the higher Education Center in Bavaria, Germany, said on the 16th that German students from local colleges and universities are constantly increasing their enthusiasm for studying in China.
Dengger said at a symposium on alumni in China held on the same day that the number of German students from local universities studying in China has been increasing over the past 10 years since the center established a scholarship partnership with the Chinese Embassy in Germany. Over the past 10 years, the center has funded about 800 students to go to China, 135 of whom have won Chinese government scholarships.
In recent years, German students going to China through the center have no longer limited their major choices to economics and management, and more and more students have chosen to study natural science and engineering in China, Dengel said. "We have always believed that. China's success has had a huge impact on Bavaria.
Liu Lixin, Minister Counsellor of the Education Office of the Chinese Embassy in Germany, told reporters that through cooperation with German institutions of higher learning to carry out scholarship projects, the embassy can make full use of the existing mechanisms and resources of local partners. To help select outstanding German students and build a network of alumni in China is of great significance to improve the level of internationalization of Chinese education.
Chen Zheng, second secretary of the Education Department of the Chinese Embassy in Germany, said in his report on the same day that 8079 students from all over Germany went to China in 2018, of whom 111 won Chinese government scholarships. The Chinese Embassy in Germany has launched scholarship cooperation projects and built an alumni cooperation network with the German academic Exchange Center and the German people's Learning Foundation.
Danielle Bernard, a master's degree in science and technology management at Munich University of Technology, told reporters that last year, with funding from the China Center for higher Education, he went to the City University of Hong Kong, China, to exchange and study for a year, during which he visited the mainland of China many times. "this experience has helped me to understand and love China better. I think China is full of opportunities, and I look forward to studying or working in China in the future. "