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Kookmin University (KMU) was established in 1946 as Korea’s first private university after winning the independence from Japan in 1945. The founders of KMU, key members of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea including Shin Ik-hee, envisioned fostering individuals who would lead liberated and democratic Korea. Later in 1959, the foundational philosophy was succeeded by Kim Seong-gon, founder of Ssang Yong Inc., to nurture “practical people and dedicated professionals.” The creed remains relevant today.
Now as one of the largest universities in metropolitan Seoul area, KMU is leading noteworthy educational innovations by carrying out various government-funded projects in various subjects, such as automotive engineering, software, design, natural science, to name a few. Furthermore, KMU has actively collaborated with universities and institutions all over the world and become a globally recognized university. Just in time on University is 18 182 students. Of these 2278 are foreign students.
North China University of Technology (NCUT) founded in 1946, is one of the most beautiful universities in Beijing. NCUT has developed into a multidisciplinary university featuring engineering while compatible both in arts and science. It sets up 12 schools, offers 47 bachelor degree programs, 20 master degree programs, and 1 PhD program. Currently, NCUT has over 11,000 undergraduate students, 2,600 graduate students, 880 international students, and 3,000 Continuing-education students, as well as about more than 1000 faculties and staffs.
In recent 10 years, NCUT has won funds of more than 700 foundations projects, including 151 National Natural Scientific Research Foundations (NSFC) and 23 National Social Science Funds of China (SSFC). Moreover, the university has won 6 second prizes in National Scientific and Technological Progress, 1 Lu Xun Literary Award, and over 50 provincial-level awards.NCUT carries out the opening-up education strategy and has established inter-college partnerships with over 75 universities and colleges scattered with Asia, Europe, America, and Australia, in countries involving USA, Japan, Germany, Great Britain, France, Russia, Korea, Australia, and New Zealand, etc. holding many cooperation and exchange activities in teaching, scientific cooperation, students’ exchange and joined cultivation. It offers to and supports students to participate in the international exchange programs and receive internationalized education. In 2017, 359 Chinese students were sent to study abroad, while in reverse, more than 880 international students from 68 countries came to study at NCUT for degree and non-degree programs.
The Samara State University of Economics (SSEU) was founded in 1931. Today SSEU is the leading university in the Volga region. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation acknowledged SSEU to be an effective university. All educational programs our students have been educated in have licenses and accreditation certificates and correspond to the international standards.
Choosing SSEU students get quality multi-level education and become highly-qualified specialists in the field of economics, management or law.
A practical-oriented approach in teaching is implemented in SSEU. The University has basic departments at regional enterprises that allows our students to be involved into the practical activity during the educational process, e.g. industrial placement internship, write course works, diploma theses and projects, scientific works according to specific tasks of the enterprises and companies.
The university constantly develops. We involve foreign teachers into the educational process, international internships and double degree programs. The graduates of SSEU get the European supplement to their diplomas, that confirms knowledge and skills, the level of specialist preparation and is recognized all over the world.
The students and teachers of SSEU are provided with free electronic access to educational resources of leading universities in Russia and other countries, that allows getting the latest information and scientific trends very fast. The cutting-edge educational technologies, including distance learning technology and e-learning are widely used in SSEU.
Henan University, founded in 1912, is located in Kaifeng, a famous historic city which used to be the capital of China during eight different dynasties. In 2016, the University was selected in the “111 Plan”; and in 2017, became a “Double First-rate” university. Henan University was formerly known under several different names. In 1942 its name was changed to National Henan University. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, its name has been changed many times. Finally the name Henan University was restored in 1984.
Now it is a comprehensive university with 12 branches of learning. It has established friendly relationship with more than 120 colleges in more than 40 countries and has become a member of the World Association of Universities and the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific. Henan University now has 33 Schools (Departments), 97 undergraduate programs, 42 primary discipline Master’s programs, 20 professional Master’s programs, 20 primary discipline doctoral program and 15 doctoral research centers. Among more than 4300 members, there are 14 full-time and half-time academicians as well as 1700 professors and associate professors. Now there are more than 50,000 students receiving a full-time education here; among them there are nearly 500 overseas students.
Henan University Library has collected a paper book collection of 5,200,000 copies, electric book collection of more than 7,000,000 copies. The University has more than 30 national and provincial level research teaching platforms. It has 3 campuses, the modern of which, architectural complex on Minglun campus is a key cultural heritage site under state protection.
Institute of Technology and Business (VŠTE) has about 4,500 students of technically and economically-oriented study programmes, two Master´s and six Bachelor´s study programmes with a wide range of specializations in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, transport and logistics and economics.
Moreover, there are about 2,000 participants in lifelong learning, who officially do not have the status of “student“, but it is one of the important activities of the school. This way it is possible to study two-year programmes of the European Council of Business Administration, MBA in Financial Management and BBA in Business Valuation.
VŠTE is a higher education establishment with large project activities the main goal of which is to fulfil the long-term intentions of the Institute. The Institute is currently focused on systematic and permanent improvements in quality, deepening the cooperation with the application sphere, infrastructure development, transferring research activities into the application sphere, and increasing the employability of graduates. The Institute’s project activities have significantly increased over the past two years.