On the 13th of February, the opening ceremony of the short-term exchange program of Aichi Shukutoku University was held successfully by International College for Chinese Studies (ICCS) on Suiyuan campus.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Shen Chong, the Deputy Dean of ICCS, warmly welcomed the arrival of the 12 Japanese students. He introduced the basic information of Nanjing Normal University and the long history of Chinese training in ICCS. Besides, he also recalled the deep cooperative relationship over 20 years between Aichi Shukutoku University and ICCS. His cordial and humorous words made all the students feel comfortable and relaxed. Later, Officers Feng Furong and Yang Yaochen explained detailed precautions and the project arrangement at school. After the ceremony, all the students and teachers took a group photo in front of the Building No.200.
The exchange program will last for three weeks, during which students are going to have Chinese language training, experience traditional Chinese culture, visit places of interest and communicate with local young students.
“This program not only extends the traditional communication and cooperation between Aichi Shukutoku University and Nanjing Normal University, but also plays a positive role in the friendly communication between people of both countries, especially the young generation,” Shen said.