On June 27th, a delegation of nine people led by Prof. Alex Aguilar, Vice-Rector for Outreach and Internationalization of the University of Barcelona (UB) and Prof. Àngels Pelegrín Solé, representative for Asian affairs of the UB, visited Beihang University. Vice President Huang Haijun, together with representatives from the International Division, the School of Economics and Management, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of New Media Art and Design and the School of Chemistry, met with the guests at the conference center of New Main Building.
Huang Haijun extended his welcome to the delegation and briefed them on the history, teaching, scientific research and internationalization of Beihang University. Alex Aguilar expressed gratitude for the warm reception and introduced the development and the status quo of the UB in terms of scientific research, technology transfer and international cooperation. Following that, the two sides fully exchanged views and reached consensus on some issues such as establishing cooperative relations, jointly training students and carrying out joint scientific research.
During their stay, the delegates visited Beijing Air & Space Museum, and also held talks with various schools on future cooperation.
Located in Barcelona, the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, the University of Barcelona is one of the oldest famous higher education institutions in Spain and a member of the Coimbra Group of European Ivy League. Currently, the university has 5,600 teachers and researchers and more than 60,000 students. It consists of 16 faculties, covering philosophy, psychology, geography and history, economic management, law, education, biology, medicine, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer, and other fields. According to the latest QS World University Rankings, it is ranked 166th in the world and 1st in Spain.
Reported by Niu Miaozhuo
Photographed by Shi Yaoxin
Reviewed by Li Deyu
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Lyu Xingyun