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Southwest Jiaotong University Delegation Visits PGUPS

On November 9th, 2017 Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS) welcomed the delegation of Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.

The delegation was headed by Chairman of SWJTU Prof. Shunhong Wang. During the visit, the Chairman had a talk with Rector Alexander Panychev. The heads of the universities noted positive relation dynamics of the countries’ universities as well as their importance. Mr. Panychev invited his colleague to participate in the forthcoming conference Maglev 2018 which will be held at PGUPS from September 5th till September 8th, 2018.

The Chinese guests were met in the Conference hall of the university by Vice-Rector for Pedagogical Work and Industry Relations Mr. Petr Rybin, deans of the faculties and heads of university divisions. During the meeting, the sides dwelt upon possibilities of cooperation development, including organisation of short-term internships for young scientists in China and Russia, double degree programmes and Summer Schools. The representatives of the universities agreed to exchange curricula in the near time to begin making up the joint programme.

The guests had an excursion in the university, during which Prof. Shunhong Wang had an opportunity to attend the class in Mendeleev’s laboratory and talk to students.