Wu Yueliang Meets with the Delegation of the Vice President of the University of Helsinki, Finland

  • YU Qingqing
  • Published: 2018-12-15
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On the morning of December 3, Prof. Hanna Snellman, Vice President of the University of Helsinki, Finland, visited University of Chinese Academic Sciences. Vice President Wu Yueliang met with the guests at the Zhongguancun Campus. Professor Wu Desheng, Associate Dean of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Chinese Academic Sciences, and Professor Jiang Hongen, Deputy Director of the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology of the School of Humanities, attended the meeting.

Wu Yueliang congratulated Professor Hanna Snellman on his duties as Vice President of the University of Helsinki. He welcomed his first visit. Then he briefly introduced the basic school situation of the University of Chinese Academic Sciences, and conducted a history of cooperation between our university and Denmark along with the operation of the Zhongdan College. He expressed the willingness to establish a long-term cooperation mechanism with the University of Helsinki to expand its network of partners in the Nordic region.

Hanna Snellman thanked the University of Chinese Academic Sciences for her reception work. She reviewed the past exchanges between the two universities and pointed out that as a start of substantive cooperation between the two universities, a bilateral mathematical logic seminar was held at the University of Helsinki this fall. It is hoped that the two sides will continue to expand and deepen exchanges on this basis, and carry out scientific and educational cooperation projects including the organization of joint summer schools.

Subsequently, the two sides discussed topics such as student exchanges in the academic field to be collaborated.


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The University of Helsinki is the largest and most comprehensive university in Finland. It is an old world-class institution of higher learning. It was established in Turku in 1640 and moved to Helsinki in 1828. The University of Helsinki has 11 faculties and 20 relatively independent research institutes, and is a world leader in mathematics, law, philosophy, theoretical physics, life sciences and medicine. The Linux Operating System widely used around the world was born there on October 5, 1991. According to the latest 2017ARWU World University academic rankings, Helsinki University ranked 56th. The school has 40,000 students and 7,500 employees, and nearly 5,000 students earn degrees each year. The University of Helsinki has sent a large number of national management and construction talents to various periods in Finland, and some outstanding figures have emerged. The University's Professor Stahlberg was one of the founders and first president of the Republic of Finland, and three other presidents, including Finland's first female president, who also graduated from here. In history, the school also gave birth to a number of Nobel Prize and Fields Prize winners. The University of Helsinki actively cooperates internationally and has signed 80 cooperation agreements with leading universities on all continents.


By YU Qingqing