On 14 July 2022, a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Study in Greece (SiG) and the Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE) was held virtually in two locations: Athens Greece, and Beijing China.
As the official project of Greek higher education extroversion, Study in Greece’s mission is to internationalize the Higher Education Institutions of Greece. And Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange is a public institution directly under the Ministry of Education that provides services for overseas students, returnees from abroad, international students in China, and global educational communication and cooperation.
Through the MoU, a synergy was generated between Study in Greece and CSCSE in the field of education. The MoU symbolizes an important step in formally and officially establishing and facilitating the international educational collaboration between Greece and China.
The agreement highlights the exchange of information and news on respective educational systems and policies to facilitate the recognition of each other’s higher education reputations and student/staff mobility; the exchange and professional development of officials, academics, scholars, teachers, experts, students, and administrative staff; and joint conferences, exhibitions, and symposia on mutual interest and more.
At the MoU Signing Ceremony, the director of Study in Greece, Prof. Christos Michalakelis and the director of Study in China office, CSCSE, Director Liu Xuyan delivered their remarks respectively. The education attaché from the Chinese Embassy, Greece, Mr. Tian Lei also witnessed this exciting event. During the ceremony, the directors from two sides and the education attaché from the Chinese Embassy held a cordial and friendly talk. Both sides have expressed a strong desire for more and closer cooperation. The education attaché Mr. Tian Lei also expressed that both sides will have full support from him and the Chinese Embassy.
The ceremony was pulled successfully. Special thanks to the education attaché Mr. Tian Lei. Many thanks to the other participants: Academic Director Dr. Theorodos Papaiannou from Study in Greece; Vice-Director Mr. Han Sanjun, Program Officers Shan Wang, Chengyu He, and Shuhan Meng from CSCSE.