TUM Beijing: TUM strengthens international cooperation with leading Chinese universities

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A delegation from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) recently went on a week-long visit to key partners in China. The visit's main objective was to promote cooperation with prestigious Chinese universities and thus lay the foundation for extensive collaboration in various academic and scientific fields.

The TUM delegation visiting the Tsinghua International Graduate School in Shenzhen. Image: HUANG Yinsi
A colleague from the International Office shows Christoph Winkler, Jamie Snow, Philip Miessner, and Sabrina Schulze around the Tongji University History Museum. Image: Zhenshan Jin

It was the first visit of a TUM delegation to China after the Covid-19 pandemic. From November 10 to 17, the TUM representatives met with partners from Tsinghua University, Tsinghua International Graduate School in Shenzhen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tongji University, and Zhejiang University.

In addition to intensifying existing collaborations, the delegation prepared for a high-level visit to China next April.

The TUM delegation consisted mainly of representatives from the administrative level, including Philip Miessner, Deputy Director of the TUM Global & Alumni Office, Christoph Winkler, Head of Research Support at TUM ForTe, responsible for TUMentrepreneurship Internationalization, Jamie Snow, Manager for International Affairs & Alliances at the TUM School of Management, and TUM Beijing Liaison Officer Zhenshan Jin.

New opportunities for further cooperation formats with renowned partners

During their meetings with the Chinese partners, the delegation explored opportunities for joint research initiatives, collaboration on entrepreneurship projects, double-degree programs, student exchange, and other cooperation formats. The primary goal of the talks was to deepen existing relationships and pave the way for a stronger and more lasting partnership between TUM and leading Chinese universities.

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