Rector of Francisk Skorina Gomel State University Sergei Khakhomov and Rector of Nanjing University of science and technologies Fu Menguin opened a Center for Belarusian Studies within the frames of the official visit of GSU delegation to China.
According to Professor Khakhomov, friendly partnership relations between Belarus and China are successfully developed and become viable. Establishment of the Center is another step toward rapprochement of these countries. This joint project is meant to join the cultural and academic potential, extend cooperation in the sector of science and education.
Further activities of the Center suppose cooperation of both Universities in several directions: these are development of joint international scientific and research projects in a wide range of linguistic aspects, organization of scientific seminars, conferences and exhibitions, academic exchange, traineeships for students and postgraduates, as well as joint development of textbooks and study materials for linguistic disciplines.
Another activity vector for the Center will be organization of scientific and educational tourism and educational programs for winter and summer vacations for the teaching staff and students from Belarus and China.