Five students from five schools of Beihang University took part in the summer school program of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology from July 30 to August 22. The program received support from the Council for Higher Education of Israel and attracted over 140 students from universities in China, Singapore and so on.
The main activity of the summer school was learning. In addition to the required course in Israeli culture, the students could choose from seven courses, including Image Processing and Analysis, Introduction to Machine Learning, The Web as a Learning Environment, etc. After finishing a month’s study and passing the corresponding examinations, they received the certificate of the program.
Besides courses, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology also provided lectures on science and technology and Israel’s innovation culture, which helped deepen the participants’ understanding of the innovation capability of Israel. The university also organized a culture trip to Acre, Jerusalem, the Dead Sea and so on. Through various activities, the students experienced the unique culture of Israel and gained insights into the glorious and time-honored history of the country, and the five Beihangers also won praise from the organizer for their excellent academic performance and ability to communicate with foreigners.
Located in Haifa, the third largest city of Israel, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is a world-renowned university of technology famous in the fields of science, engineering and informatics. It ranks 85th in Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019. At present, it is a key partner of Beihang in Israel and the two universities cooperate closely in the areas of student exchange and research.
Reported by Xia Daiyun
Reviewed by Li Deyu
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Li Mingzhu