(November 23, 2018 / JNS) The University of Haifa and ECNU University of China officially launched a joint campus in Shanghai officially this year, the Joint Technological Institute.
The new 4,500-square meter campus is part of the Zizhu International Undergraduate School in Shanghai and will focus on areas of study, including biomedical science, human resource management and environmental science.
The Joint Technological Institute is expected to combine a global interdisciplinary knowledge center with offices, pre-laboratories, computerized schools, seminars and personal work colleges and postgraduate students.
This is the Second World War of the University of Haifa, after a summit last year with Chinese conglomerate of # 39; e Hangzhou Wahaha Group and the Automation Institute at the Chinese Academy of Sciences that formed the establishment of three collaborators in Haifa, Hangzhou and Beijing, with an initial investment of $ 10 million.
Israeli Naftali Bennett, Israeli Minister of Education, talks about the joint venture and includes an initiative that reduces cooperation between Israel and China: "This is a remarkable moment of combining forces between the great Chinese people and the launching of Israel, I think this is a winning formula is. "
The development of the new Shanghai campus is just weeks after the university introduced its Lorry I. Lokey City Campus – at least four buildings on the # 39; The height of the harbor of Haifa and the city in 'city center' – that's expanding its educational area and one of the 39 ' regional development leaders for the whole north of Israel in the process.
"This is a happy day not only for the University of Haifa, but for Israeli academia and research on the government," said Professor Ron Robin, president of the University of Haifa. "International academic cooperation between two leading universities will contribute to the economy, image, research and development of our countries. We believe that our cooperation with ECNU can lead to foundational studies in applied science, biostatistics, research, behavior research and more."