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TUM Delegation Visits Beihang University
Release time:April 10, 2024 / Han Xu

A delegation led by Gerhard KRAMER, Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and Markus WÄCHTER, Managing Director of TUM Asia, visited Beihang University on April 8. They were received by Beihang Vice President Zhao Weisheng and leaders from the International Relations Department, Institute of Science and Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences, School of Physics, and School of Chemistry at the Meeting Room of the Main Building.

Zhao Weisheng warmly welcomed the guests, emphasizing the significant strategic partnership between TUM and Beihang University, which has a long history and solid foundation. He highlighted the practical achievements of both sides in international talent cultivation, scientific research, and joint office establishment. He also expressed hopes for further collaboration through leveraging the strengths and features of Beihang’s Hangzhou International Campus and TUM’s Asia Campus, particularly in areas of mutual interest such as fundamental disciplines, transportation, and aerospace. The focus would be on expanding cooperation in student exchanges, dual-degree programs, and academic exchanges among professors to deepen the strategic partnership between the two universities.

KRAMER expressed gratitude for the warm welcome and provided an overview of TUM’s overall situation and its recent strategy for going international. He believed that TUM and Beihang share high compatibility in advantageous disciplines and development philosophies, offering broad cooperation prospects in the future. He hoped for further comprehensive and multi-disciplinary cooperation around key topics such as innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development.

During their visit, the TUM delegation visited the School of Computer Science and Engineering, and engaged in in-depth discussions on expanding collaborative areas at the school level, reaching various agreements.

Following that, the delegation toured the State Key Laboratory of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems and the Center for Micro-Nano Innovation.

The TUM, established in 1868, is located in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, Germany. It is a member of the TU9, the alliance of leading institutes of technology in Germany, and ranks 37th globally in the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

Written by: Fan Hang

Photo by: Wang Liuqing, Zhang Zhibo

Reviewed by: Weng Jingnong

Edited by: Jia Aiping

Translated by: Han Xu

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