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Seminar: World-Class Universities and Excellence Initiatives in “One-Belt-One-Road” Countries
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World-Class Universities and Excellence Initiatives in “One-Belt-One-Road” Countries

Dr Nian Cai LIU
Center for World-Class Universities
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

March 28, 2017 (Tuesday)
Room 206, Runme Shaw Building, HKU
12:30 – 14:00
Chair: Professor Gerard A. Postiglione

Seeking world-class university (WCU) status has become a global phenomenon. In spite of many social, cultural, political and economic differences, governments and top universities in both developed and developing countries have joined the battle for academic excellence, as indicated by a range of development strategies and excellence initiatives. In this presentation, the concept of WCU will be introduced, the performance of top universities in One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) countries and their trends in global rankings will be explored, excellence initiatives in OBOR countries and their impact will be discussed, and excellence initiatives in Mainland China will be presented.

Date/Time28/03/2017 12:30-14:00
VenueRoom 206, Runme Shaw Building, HKU

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 10/01/2017 15:00(HKT) to 28/03/2017 12:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Registration is now closed.

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