UNAIR NEWS – Once again, Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) collaborated with international university. One of the best universities in China, Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine discussed further collaboration on Wednesday, October 23 at Management Office of Campus C UNAIR.
During the visit, Fujian University was represented by Chen LingQi (Dean of Overseas College Director of International Cooperation and Exchange) and Yang Zhaoyang (Assistant Dean Professor Doctorate). Meanwhile, the visit was welcomed by Vice Rector III Prof. Ir. Moch. Amin Alamsjah M.Si, Ph.D .; Coordinator of Traditional Medicine D3 Study Program Maya Septriana S.S., Apt., M.Si., Director of AGE Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, Dra., M.Si .; and Dean of Faculty of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs (FPK) Prof. Dr. Mirni Lamid, MP., Drh.
“We agreed in following up the cooperation in the field of education by opening a double degree of physiotherapy which is coordinated by Faculty of Vocational Studies, “said Prof. Amin.
Regarding this collaboration, Prof. Amin continued, it could be used to increase the capacity of graduates of Traditional Medicine (Batra). Moreover, Fujian University is one of the universities located in Fujian, China, which has several leading fields in China. One of them is traditional medicine. Every year, Fujian University receives 12.000 students’ application of Masters and Doctoral Studies and accepts more than 2000 students.
“Students will study for three years at UNAIR and one year at Fujian University after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Besides, soft skills and language issues are also being prepared to support the cooperation between these two parties, “he said.
In 2017, Fujian University visited UNAIR and conducted a student exchange in 2018. This year, they want to explore the curriculum at UNAIR and collaborate with UNAIR.
“I hope this collaboration can be used for improving the living standard of Indonesian people,” concluded Maya Septriana. (*)
Author: Fahmi Royani
Editor: Feri Fenoria