Confucius Institute in Fukuyama University renewed
A signing ceremony for the Confucius Institute in Fukuyama University is held at Fukuyama University on Oct 28. [Photo/shnu.edu.cn]
Shanghai Normal University, the University of International Business and Economics, and Fukuyama University renewed their agreement on the co-building of the Confucius Institute at Fukuyama University in Japan on Oct 28.
The three universities recognized the operation of the Confucius Institute over the last year and expressed their hope to enhance cooperation in promoting the development of the Confucius Institute during the 12th council meeting.
Fuji Akio, president of the council and also vice president of Fukuyama University, welcomed the delegations from the two Chinese partner universities and thanked them for their support for the development of the Confucius Institute.
Zhang Yejiang, vice Party secretary of Shanghai Normal University, said that the education achievements of the Confucius Institute owed much to the hard work of Chinese and Japanese teachers. He said that he hoped that the Confucius Institute will serve as a platform for academic exchanges between the three universities.
Shi Jianjun, representative of the University of International Business and Economics, also agreed to bolster ties between the three universities. He called for more efforts to attract more students to study at the Confucius Institute.
Fuji Akio said that the Confucius Institute will continue to improve its teaching quality and strengthen publicity work.