Opening ceremony of Miskolc University’s China Centre

Chairman Ding Jiansheng presented the opening ceremony of Miskolc University’s China Centre.

MISKOLC, Hungary, April 23 -- The China Centre of Miskolc University in northeast Hungary was inaugurated at its opening on Monday, April 23rd. The China Centre provides students with the opportunity to learn Mandarin and thus will be able to study Chinese aspects of sociology, cultural anthropology, philosophy, and the history of music and art.

Hungary’s state secretary for culture, Geza Szocs; the commercial attaché of the Chinese embassy in Hungary Wang, Hongliang; the Chairman and President of Wanhua & BorsodChem Industrial Group, Ding Jiansheng and the President of Miskolc University, Gyula Patko, presented the ceremony.

“The opening of the  China Centre, makes today a significant day” Gyula Patko said, “Alongside the rapid development of China, learning Chinese is becoming increasingly popular. I hope that the China Centre will further improve cultural exchanges between China and Hungary.” He also expressed his gratitude for Wanhua-BorsodChem’s support  with funding and equipment.

The University of Miskolc is the largest university in Northern Hungary, it has been comprehensively  developed and enjoys a high reputation in the world. “Wanhua-BorsodChem and Miskolc have achieved significant improvements through cooperation over the past 10 years” said Chairman Ding. He also expressed his hopes that the China Centre will help Miskolc  in developing and training qualified students knowledgeable in both Mandarin and state-of-the art technology. Chairman Ding also mentioned that Wanhua-BorsodChem is planning to set up a scholarship to provide opportunities for students who would like to continue their research and studies in China.

It is intended that the China Centre will continue the development of Miskolc University, while Wanhua-BorsodChem, supported by the University will increase its competiveness with further technical expertise, with Wanhua-BorsodChem continuing to invest in public education.