AltSTU has met the representatives of the Shihezi University (China).
Professors of the Faculty of Economics came from the Shihezi University to discuss areas of cooperation and to participate in the work of the International Festival of Foreign Students «In the Language of Friendship».
The meeting adressed issues related to the implementation of joint educational program with the Institute of Economics and Management of AltSTU, new international exchange programs and professional development of the academic staff.
AltSTU and the Shihezi Unversity have been cooperating for over 10 years.«There are 19 students of the Shihezi University studying now at AltSTU», says the vice-rector for international activity Aleksandr Dunets. «Students of Shihezi and AltSTU follow the special curriculum that includes intensive language practice at the university-partner. This year, eight students of the technical university went to Shihezi to study the Chinese language."
In addition, representatives of Xinjiang State University, Xinjiang Pedagogical University and Neusoft Institute of Information (Dalian) also visited AltSTU.
Shihezi University is a university in Shihezi, Xinjiang, founded in April 1996 under the integration of institutional colleges by the Ministry of Education and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. It is a national key university.
Shihezi University is a new comprehensive university, in Shihezi, the Garden City, by the river of Manas on the northern foot of the Tianshan Mountains in Xinjiang. In August 2000, the Central Government designated the university as a key institution to develop in northwestern China. Shihezi University was ranked among the key constructed university under the “211 project” in December 31, 2008.