A delegation of three guests led by Mr. Philipp Dengel, director of Bavaria University Alliance and Bavaria University Center for China visited Jinan on May 21st. During its stay in Jinan, the delegation met with Jinan Municipal Office of Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs on the sister city scholarship project. The two sides conducted in-depth communication on ways to find a synergy between the sister city scholarship project and the platform and resources of Bavaria University Alliance and Bavaria University Center for China. Issues such as scope of the scholarship, forms and steps of future cooperation were also discussed. The two sides expressed the hope that, under this framework, Jinan and Bavaria can promote the cooperation and exchanges between colleges and the young people, work to ensure the sister city scholarship covers more students and more areas, so as to improve the international reputation and popularity of Jinan.
Established in University of Bayreuth in 2007, Bavaria University Center for China is one of the six university centers in Bavaria and provides services for all the public universities in Bavaria. The purpose of the center is to promote and enhance cooperation in scientific researches between Bavaria and China.