On the afternoon of May 9, a delegation of three people led by Plinio Innocenzi, Scientific Attaché of the Embassy of Italy in China, and Prof. Marina Timoteo, Dean of the Confucius Institute at the University of Bologna, visited Beihang University. Prof. Li Deyu, Director of International Division and related personnel of the School of Law met with the guests.
Prof. Li first welcomed the visitors and gave a brief introduction to Beihang’s cooperation with Italy in recent years. Mr. Innocenzi thanked for the warm reception and expressed his willingness to promote further scientific research cooperation and personnel exchanges with Beihang in the field of space science on the basis of existing cooperation.
Subsequently, the two sides respectively introduced the basic information in terms of disciplines, scientific research and talent cultivation of the two universities. The two sides exchanged opinions and reached a consensus on the topics of promoting Sino-Italian research cooperation and personnel exchanges in the field of space science.
The University of Bologna (Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna) is a prestigious research-based comprehensive university. As one of the oldest universities in the world, it was founded in 1088 and has a history of more than 900 years. It ranks 188th in the latest QS World University Rankings, and its key disciplines and fields include medicine, chemistry, agriculture, veterinary medicine, engineering, architecture, statistics science, etc. The university is one of the most active European universities in terms of research.
Reported by Niu Miaozhuo
Translated by He Siying