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New Strategic Partnership Signed with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

From:      Date:2019-11-19

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On 18 September 2019, a strategic collaboration agreement was signed between Westlake University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, marking a new strategic partnership in the history of Westlake University.

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Tian XU (right), the Chair Professor of Genetics and the Vice President of Westlake University and Yishai M. Fraenkel (left), the Vice President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Tian XU, the Chair Professor of Genetics and the Vice President of Westlake University warmly welcomed Yishai M Fraenkel, the Vice President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and talked about the unique educational philosophy of the university, highlighting the interdisciplinary approach in its talent acquisition, student cultivation, research and other aspects. Xu underlined the significance of international collaboration emphasizing the establishment of a comprehensive platform for faculty visits, student exchanges, and joint research — to foster effective exchange and meaningful communication in many fields.

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Fraenkel was deeply impressed by Professor Xu and acknowledged the shared grounds in talent cultivation, science and research. He looks forward to a fruitful strategic collaboration in breadth and depth.

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Left to right:?Ifat Propper, the Representative of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Yishai M. Fraenkel, the Vice President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Michael Reed, the Associate Vice President of Westlake University; Min LYU, the Deputy Director of the Office of International Affairs of Westlake University

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the first university in Israel and the top comprehensive university that has nurtured eight Nobel laureates — including Albert Einstein. The world-renowned university has established close collaboration with research and academic institutions worldwide and enriched students’ learning experience with innovative thinking and pedagogical tools in its teaching and research.

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Written by Yi FENG | Office of Public Affairs

Translated & Edited by Ran YI | Office of Public Affairs

19 September 2019

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