Professor Victor Ogneviuk, rector of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University and his delegation visited Jiangsu Normal University on March 15, 2018. Professor Zhou Ruguang, president of JSNU met them on international cooperation.
Professor Zhou expressed his welcome to the delegation, introducing the history, discipline characteristics and international cooperation of JSNU. He wished that this visit could strengthen two universities’ friendship, deepening mutual understandings on teaching, researching, and talents’ cultivating. The proposal of establishing International Center for the Belt and Road at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University was raised.
Professor Victor delivered his gratitude and gave a brief introduction of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. This university used to be a normal university at very beginning. Now it had already become a comprehensive university majoring in teachers’ education and pedagogy, nurturing excellent talents for the elementary education for Ukraine. There were many similarities between these two universities. Besides, there was an urge demand of Chinese language and culture in Ukraine for the huge impact of Belt and Road Initiative.
Both of the universities wished to make some progress on students’ and teachers’ exchanges in order to promote mutual development.