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Vice-President Wang Houjun Attends World University Presidents Forum

published: 2011-11-15 21:26:02       hits: 

From November 7 to 9, Vice-president Wang Houjun attended the 2011 World University Presidents Forum held in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Organized by Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), the forum wasattended by 115 representatives from thirty-six research institutions of higher learning in some twenty countries and regions. The theme of the forum was “Creative Education Without Borders”.

During the forum, Wang Houjun had friendly talks respectively with top officials from universities in Europe, America, the Asian-Pacific Region and the forum host KAIST. He also discussed issues concerning joint educational programs and research cooperations with University of Queensland of Australia, University of Technology Malaysia, and Kwara State University of Nigeria.

As an important platform for leaders of research universities around the globe, World University Presidents Forum was first started by KAIST in 2008. This has been the fourth session of the forum.