On the morning of April 26, Prof. Jürgen Bode, Vice President of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences was greeted by Prof. Ruan Shuangchen, President of Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU), Prof. Holger Haldenwang, Dean of College of Business Management, Prof. Franz Raps, Dean of College of Urban Transportation and Logistics, and Prof. Gordana Kierans, Professor from College of Business Management.
Prof. Ruan warmly welcomes Prof. Jürgen Bode. [Photo by SZTU Publicity Office]
The meeting started with a brief introduction to the basic information of both universities, including university history, academic programs, university-enterprise cooperation, and the international cooperation progress. Prof. Bode elaborated on the rapid development of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, which was founded in 1996 and now stands out among universities of applied sciences in Germany. It is worth mentioning that the number of students has expanded to 9,000. Nowadays, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences takes a lead in research and entrepreneurship training among German universities of applied sciences.
Both sides engage in a lively discussion on several topics. [Photo by SZTU Publicity Office]
Prof. Ruan extended a warm welcome to Prof. Bode and highlighted the existing cooperation between SZTU and German universities of applied sciences in order to seek potential cooperation with Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. Prof. Bode mentioned his important connection with China that he served as an Associate Professor at Tsinghua University and the program head of “B.A. Business Administration”, a “2+2” study program in cooperation with Hunan University. With his experience in China, he expressed a strong willingness to have further cooperation with SZTU.
Prof. Bode visits the Automotive Engineering Experimental &Practical Teaching Center. [Photo by International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office]
After the meeting, Prof. Xu Gang, Vice President of SZTU, accompanied Prof. Bode to the labs of College of Urban Transportation and Logistics, including the Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) Simulation Lab and the Automotive Engineering Experimental & Practical Teaching Center.
Prof. Bode visits the Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) Simulation Lab. [Photo by International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office]