Original title: Brilliant 13th Five-Year Plan | Shida International Cooperation and Exchanges Continue to Deepen
Source: East China, China University of Petroleum
During the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, the school adheres to the open development strategy, continues to build an international cooperation platform, expands international cooperation and exchange channels, implements the international campus plan, combines the discipline development layout, and actively focuses on the internationalization of talents, teachers, and scientific research. The promotion of international schooling has provided strong support for the development of the school’s career.
Build an international platform and actively expand the space for international cooperation and exchange
78 new overseas cooperative colleges and universities were added, bringing the total to 197, an increase of 53% from the end of 2015.The school has successively joined the Sino-Russian Engineering University Alliance (2016), the “Belt and Road” University Alliance (2017), the China-CEEC University Federation (2018) and other international alliance platforms; as one of the founding members of the “Sino-Europe Engineering Education Platform”, Our school hosted the 9th China-EU Engineering Education Alliance Symposium in 2018, which consolidated the substantial cooperative relationship with the European member universities of the China-EU Engineering Education Alliance; through cooperation with the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, it became the EU Erasmus ( Erasmus) scholarship program funded institutions. Approved 2 international exchange research centers between Shandong Province and Canada and Russian-speaking countries in the “Belt and Road” region. A school-level international joint laboratory was established with 13 foreign universities and institutions including the University of Texas at Austin. Set up more than 10 school-level overseas professional internships and cultural exchange bases.
Strengthen high-level mutual visits, establish a friendly consultation mechanism, and actively expand overseas cooperation and exchange platforms
Actively build an international academic exchange platform, effectively promote international scientific research cooperation, and hold 76 international conferences, an increase of 46% over the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period
Broaden the channels for introducing talents and earnestly promote the introduction of high-quality foreign resources
More than 2,240 overseas experts from more than 40 countries and regions were hired to give lectures and carry out scientific research cooperation, etc., which is an increase over the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period16％, Among them long-term foreign experts130 people, An increase from the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan”54％.Hire foreign visiting professors23 people, Foreign Honorary Professor14 people, The total number of foreign professors hired reached121 people. The school has established an international cooperation and exchange fund, cultivated a national-level talent introduction plan, and funded key school-level talent introduction projects, which further enhanced the effect of talent introduction.
The “111” discipline innovation and intelligence introduction base made a breakthrough. Four new colleges and universities subject innovation and intelligence introduction bases have been added, and two have been rolling construction, ranking among the forefront of similar colleges and universities. The school has been approved for a total of 63 projects including foreign experts from the Organization Department of the Central Committee and the Ministry of Science and Technology to introduce high-end foreign experts. In 2019, it was approved for the first time in the Shandong Province Foreign Expert Lecture Project and the Shandong Province “Double Hundred Foreign Experts Program” each. Relying on the “Double Hundred Foreign Experts Program” full-time introduction of a team of academicians. Three “Working Plans for Outstanding Young Scientists from Developing Countries to China” were approved. Many experts have won the honorary titles of the country and Shandong Province.
More than 2,240 overseas experts from more than 40 countries and regions were hired to give lectures, scientific research cooperation, etc., an increase of 16% over the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period
Enhancing the leadership of public officials and pragmatically launching international exchange programs for college students
4,166 students were sent to nearly 300 universities in 50 countries and regions for degree study, joint training, academic exchanges, curriculum research and professional internships, which was 2.74 times the number during the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period. Among them, a total of 829 students were dispatched by the national public project, and 431 students were funded by the CSC Excellent Undergraduate International Exchange Program, and the number of approved students ranked among the top 5 in the country for four consecutive years;10 CSC innovative talent international cooperation training projects have been approved, ranking among the top 20 in the country; the first batch of approved CSC Russia-Uzbekistan project ranks among the top 5 in the country。
In order to expand the international vision and second campus experience of college students, we have carried out professional internships, summer schools and other projects with dozens of foreign universities such as the University of British Columbia in Canada, and sent more than 1,000 students, an increase of 150% over the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan”. The launch of the “Undergraduate International Exchange Fund” project has broadened the international horizons of college students, and promoted the substantive docking of inter-university cooperation projects and academic exchanges. The international competitiveness of students has improved significantly. The number of students entering well-known foreign universities for further studies has increased by 89%, and they have won the SPE Asia-Pacific Petro Bowl International Petroleum Knowledge Contest 1 time champion and second runner-up 2 times. Graduate students Mabo and Lu Jian went to Africa to start their own businesses, and were selected into the Forbes China 30 Under 30 Elite List in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Expand international communication channels for college students, innovate international talent training models, and create an atmosphere for college students’ international exchanges
Increase the intensity of dispatch and continuously improve the level of international academic exchanges
There were 1,768 academic exchanges abroad and 307 official visits for a total of 2,075 person-times.Dispatched personnel to universities and research institutions in nearly 70 countries for inter-school visits, academic exchanges, and platform building, among which the proportion of personnel to eight countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Britain, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and France is close to 70%. More than 1,000 teachers attended academic conferences abroad. 121 state-sponsored scholars and 27 school-sponsored scholars have been studying abroad for more than 6 months.
The school actively hosts and undertakes various international or multilateral academic conferences. A total of 76 international conferences were held, an increase of 46% compared with the number of international conferences held during the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period. In 2016, 14 international conferences were held, with 1270 participants annually. By 2019, the number has increased to 23, with annual participants exceeding 4,000. Among them, since 2009, it has successively hosted ten international academic seminars on new technologies in different professional directions of logging disciplines, which have had a great impact at home and abroad.
Established cooperative exchange relationships with 197 universities and academic institutions in 47 countries and regions including the United States, Canada, Australia, Russia, and the United Kingdom, an increase of 65% from the end of 2015
Implement the international campus plan to create a good international atmosphere
Vigorously promote the implementation of the international campus plan, launching lectures by overseas famous teachers, academic exchanges for college students, international exchange activities during the International Education Week, and overseas education exhibitions, etc.15Satellite-like activities.Organize various presentations every year50There were more than 20 events on the platform for sharing innovative ideas among college students. The school became one of the first 27 universities in the country to pass the quality certification of studying in China.
The theme of the first “International Education Week” was “innovative training models, creating an international campus, expanding international horizons, and cultivating first-class talents”, and designed all-English international courses, special reports, and international exchange camps.From National University of Singapore, Missouri University of Technology, University of Aberdeen, University of Saskatchewan, etc.23Of a world-renowned university30Experts centered on multiple disciplines and conducted 29 full English courses for undergraduates,44Field report,5International exchange camp activities, participating studentsNearly 10,000Person times.
Effectively implement the international campus plan, holding international education week, summer school,Create a good international atmosphere for international academic conferences and competitions for college students
Carry out two-way exchanges to provide talents and science and technology support for the “Belt and Road” energy cooperation
Has signed cooperation agreements with more than 40 universities in more than 10 countries along the “Belt and Road”; more than 500 experts from 24 “Belt and Road” countries visited the school and cooperated in scientific research; a total of 351 faculty members went to countries along the “Belt and Road” 104 universities and research institutions conducted visits. Conducted student exchange programs with more than 20 universities and sent nearly 1,000 students. Since 2016, in the countries along the “Belt and Road”, 2,040 international students (accounting for 90% of the total enrollment) have been enrolled, and 877 students have been dispatched. Aid to build the School of Petroleum Engineering, Makerere University, Uganda. Four overseas training bases including the “East Africa Petroleum Skills Training Center” were established. Accumulatively, it has trained more than 12,000 talents for the countries along the “Belt and Road” and the resident enterprises in my country. More than 10 key technologies such as “pre-stack seismic inversion and direct identification of oil and gas” (won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award) have been promoted and applied in Russia, Uganda, Nigeria, Iran and other countries, effectively supporting the “Belt and Road” energy cooperation.
Respond to the “Belt and Road” education initiative and carry out mutually beneficial and win-win cooperation and exchanges
The high-quality development of overseas study in China, the Confucius Institute explores new ways to cultivate talents
The goal of education for studying in China is to serve the national energy and diplomatic strategy, local economic and social development and the construction of “double first-class” schools. It is guided by the country’s relevant policy documents for studying in China, and strengthens the management of the whole process through strict entry control. , To achieve high-quality development of studying in China. The school became one of the first 27 universities in the country to pass the certification of the quality of education for studying in China. During the 13th Five-Year Plan period, there are more than 1,200 international students studying in the school every year, of which 72.7% of them are with academic qualifications. There have been international outstanding youths, Wang Tao Yingcai scholarship winners, CSC outstanding international students scholarship winners, and the president of the University of Petroleum. Award winners and other outstanding students. 762 international students graduated successfully. As friendly ambassadors to preach Chinese stories and Chinese ideas, they have contributed to the realization of a “community with a shared future for mankind” throughout the world and in all walks of life.
As an important Chinese and foreign language and cultural exchange institution, the Confucius Institute actively serves the people-to-people and cultural exchanges and economic and trade cooperation between China and Tajikistan. A Confucius Institute featuring “Chinese + vocational skills” was established with the Tajikistan Institute of Metallurgy, offering a variety of language and cultural courses to meet the needs of people from all walks of life in Tajikistan to learn Chinese and understand Chinese language and culture. Actively participate in local social welfare activities and establish an international image of friendship, cooperation, openness and tolerance. Based on serving the talent needs of overseas Chinese companies, establish a school-enterprise joint training mechanism, select and send technical personnel to China for directional training, learn to serve Chinese companies, and promote cooperation and exchanges on the basis of mutual benefit and win-win results between China and Tajikistan. During the “13th Five-Year Plan” period, a total of more than 2500 trainees were trained and trained, and the education and teaching effects were highly praised by the local government and society.
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