ECNU president visits top French universities and attends the fifth session of the Joint Administration Committee of AEBS


ECNU president Chen Qun led a delegation on an official visit to Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) and emlyon business school Paris campus between Jan. 16 and 17, at the invitation of the two leading universities based in the French capital.  

The delegation attend the fifth session of the Joint Management Committee of the AEBS.

Chen Qun sends a gift to  emlyon business shcool.

After the meeting with ENS, the ECNU delegation went to emlyon business shcool to attend the fifth session of the Joint Administartion Committee of the Asia Europe Business SchoolAEBS), which was jointly created by emlyon and ECNU in Shanghai. Chen exchanged views with emlyon hosts at the session, including Mr. Bruno Bonnell, board chairman; Dean Bernard Belletante; and Vice Dean Tugrul Atamer, on how to build a distinctive and competitive AEBS.

Prof. He Jiaxun, Chinese Dean of AEBS, and Prof. William Hua Wang, French Dean, gave the conventioneers a brief introduction on the latest development of the school. Topics discussed at the meeting included the school's development plan for 2017 and 2018, the building of a R&D center, employment of teaching faculty, and project establishment.

The delegation take part in a Chinese New Year party held by ECNU alumni who work and live in France. 

On the following day, Chen held talks with Tugrul Atamer, elaborating on difficulties faced by AEBS and possible wider cooperation in the future between ECNU and emlyon. Before wrapping up the visit, the Shanghai delegation took part in a Chinese New Year party held by ECNU alumni who work and live in France, during which Chen sent best wishes to more than 20 alumni from ENS, Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonneand Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV).