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Mayor of Trier Germany Visits XMUT

                                         

  On April 14, Mayor of Trier, Germany Mr. Wolfram Leibe visited XMUT to further cooperation in the field of technical and vocational education.

Accompanied by Dr. Li Zeyu, deputy CPC secretary of XMUT committee, Mayor Leibe and his party visited XMUT Racing Club. He was impressed by the students’ operation of the Club, and introduced to students how car racing is in Germany.

  President Chen and Mayor Leibe held a discussion over the cooperation between XMUT and Trier University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) and exchanged views on the forthcoming Joint Master Program Innovation and Transformation (MPIT) and the Joint Design School 2017 in September. Mayor Leibe said that Trier and Xiamen are sister cities, and Trier strongly supports multiple collaborations by XMUT and TUAS in the fields of technical and vocational education. He hoped that XMUT will admit more German students to learn Chinese in Xiamen, and he invited XMUT to participate in Trier’s celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx in 2018, Trier being the hometown of Karl Marx. President Chen invited Mayor Leibe to watch the 2017 Chinese Aerobics Championships which XMUT hosts and is going on at XMUT.

  Xiamen and Trier entered into a friendship agreement in 2010 and have been developing exchanges in fields of economy, culture, art, education, sports, tourism and others. XMUT and TUAS have conducted frequent mutual visits and reached agreement on cooperation intent in a number of programs since 2014