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CUEB Delegation Visits Five Universities in Tanzania and Mozambique

Author:Translated by Liang Jue, Proofread by Zhang HX Editor:Yang Jun Publish:2016-11-28 Size:TTT
From November 6th to 14th, a CUEB delegation led by Deputy Party Secretary Sun Shanxue visited five universities in Tanzania and Mozambique, aiming at developing new perspectives in university internationalization and furthering the exchanges and cooperation between CUEB and African universities.

Prof. David Mfinanga, Vice President of University of Dar es Salaam, introduced the university’s history and its disciplinary strengths during the delegation’s visit to Tanzania. University of Dar es Salaam, former University of East Africa, is the largest and oldest institution of higher learning in Tanzania, with disciplinary strengths in communications engineering, economics, management and mass communication. Sun Shanxue also introduced the discipline characteristics of CUEB and particularly recommended doctoral and master programs of economics and management taught in English for international students. The two sides reached broad consensus on in-depth cooperation of student and faculty exchange programs.

At the St. Augustine University of Tanzania, CUEB delegation held talks with Thadeus F. Mkamwa, President of St. Augustine University, and school district directors. Mkamwa introduced the university’s educational philosophy and general situation of disciplines. With a large number of school districts, University of St. Augustine is almost all over provinces of Tanzania. St. Augustine University of Tanzania attaches great importance to the education of students' practical skills and basic teaching and research abilities in law, mass communication, sociology, economics and other disciplines. Sun Shanxue detailed CUEB’s international school-running concept, and systematically interpreted the policies of CUEB for international students. The two sides signed a framework agreement on inter-university teacher training, student exchange, etc.

At the Zanzibar University in Tanzania, CUEB delegation communicated with President Muatafa A. A. Roshash, director of the graduate department Mwinyi Talib Haji and other participants on cooperative issues like inter-university teacher training, student exchange programs, and research cooperation. The two universities signed a framework agreement on inter-university cooperation.

In the Mozambican capital, Maputo, the delegation visited Eduardo Mondlane University. Eduardo Mondrana University is the major university of Mozambique and named after Eduardo Modlane, the pioneer of Mozambican liberation movement. Angelo Macuacua, Vice President of University of Eduardo Mondrana, responsible of administration and resources, gave an introduction of the general situation of teaching and research of the university. Sun Shanxue also introduced the development of CUEB, its international strategies, and exchange programs and policies. The two sides signed a framework agreement on teacher training, student exchange, etc.

At Zambeze University in Mozambique, Sun Shanxue held talks with President Nobre Roque dos Santos and communicated with Vice President Ana Piedade Monteiro on some detailed issues, such as research cooperation and faculty& student exchange programs. The two sides signed a framework agreement on faculty training, student exchange and other cooperation issues.

CUEB delegation visited five universities in Tanzania and Mozambique and established inter-university cooperative relationships, further widening the scope and fields of regional cooperation with African universities. The visit gives strength to CUEB’s global presence, and expands the channels and networks of international degree-student recruitment. 

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