The Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), headquartered in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, launched the "Studying in NPU - Global Summer Open Course" in the summer vacation of 2022, in order to further strengthen exchanges, cooperation and mutual learning in the field of education with foreign universities.
The project is implemented online. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The project attracted more than 310 international students from over 30 universities and research institutions, including Bauman Moscow State Technical University, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the Institute of Information Technology.
Different education systems and diverse cultural backgrounds helped to make the project an effective channel for international students to feel and understand the development of China's related fields, and also provided a new window for the world to understand the open development of China's education and recognize the charm of China.
According to NPU, the International Education Institute of NPU, together with 11 secondary colleges and research institutes at the university, offered a total of 14 high-level all English courses.
The courses covered aviation, aerospace, navigation, machinery, mechanics, information, artificial intelligence, software, flexible electronics, life and chemistry.
The project focused on the promotion of universities in countries and regions along the "Belt and Road", and used high-level courses with distinctive features and cutting-edge content as the link to effectively facilitate international exchanges and interactions among universities along the "Belt and Road" in the fields of education, humanities and academia.