Professor of Meteorology & Vice President Zhang Renhe and Rector of the University of Lapland Mauri Ylä-Kotola, photo: Marko Junttila
Fudan University Delegation visited University of Lapland
Professor of Meteorology & Vice President Zhang Renhe, Professor of Meteorology WU Bingyi and Programme Director for European Cooperation Ms XU Yefang from Fudan University visited in Rovaniemi and met with the Rector of University of Lapland and members of faculty on Friday 5th April.
Fudan University is ranked third in mainland China and has consistently been ranked within the global top 50 of the world university rankings for the last three years. University of Lapland are also member of Fudan Nordic Center.
University of Lapland and Fudan University signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and the next step will be negotiating an agreement on faculty and student mobility. Fudan is also interested in joining the UArctic network. The program also included a visit in the Arctic Centre and discussions on collaboration in research on climate change in the Arctic region.