Director of the International Exchange Office of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy Visited the College of Foreign Languages

Publisher:王泽璞Date:2018-10-29Views:13

On October 16, 2018, Dr. Edilio Mazzoleni, Director of the International Exchange Office of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, visited the College of Foreign Languages and met respectively with Yan Guodong, Dean of the College of Foreign Languages and Zhang Ning, deputy Director the of International Academic Exchange Department of Nankai University. Wang Kai, vice Dean of the College of Foreign Languages, Wang Guanyi from the International Exchange Office and Yang Lin, Shidou and Le Xiaoyue, professional teachers from the Italian major attended the meeting.

Dr. Mazzoleni visited the College of Foreign Languages and hoped to establish a bridge between Nankai University and the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, paving the way for future cooperation between the two universities. Mr. expressed his welcome for Dr. Mazzoleni's visit. He believed that the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, as the largest private university in Europe, had broad prospects for cooperation with Nankai University. With the development of the Italian profession at Nankai University, the two universities could cooperate in the areas of student exchange, teacher exchange and academic research.

Dr. Mazzoleni said that Nankai University, as an internationally renowned key comprehensive university, had great appeal to students of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Given that more than 100 students of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore travelled to China each year, Nankai University's disciplinary advantages could provide students with a wider range of courses. The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore also hoped to start cooperation with the College of Foreign Language to jointly promote the training of students in the two universities and to cooperate in other fields.

In the subsequent meeting with Zhang Ning, deputy director of the International Exchange Department of Nankai University, Zhang Ning confirmed the prospect of cooperation between Nankai University and the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, hoping to promote the in-depth exchanges between two universities. Dr. Mazzoleni said that he would visit the Nankai University again in December this year and would negotiate on specific cooperation projects.

The main campus of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is located in the famous city of Milan in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is a multi-campus university founded in 1921 and is the largest private university in Europe. It has 4 campuses in Italy: Milan, Brescia, Piacenza-Cremona and Rome. It ranked 13-140 in graduates’ employment in 2018 QS World University, and scored 84.3% in the “Partnership with Employers”, ranking among 28% of the world's universities. The main campus of the University is located in Milan. Milan was ranked 36th in the 2018 QS Best Student City and 1st in Italy.