The Confucius Classroom at International Business Academy is Inaugurated

In the afternoon on October 28 (local time), the inaugurating ceremony for the Confucius Classroom at International Business Academy was held in Kolding, Denmark. The Chinese Embassy in Denmark, Ministry of Education in Denmark, Mayor of Kolding, Denmark, politicians on various levels, famous enterprises, representatives from all walks of life locally, leaders of Denmark International Business Academy, SFU Vice President CHEN Jingying et al. with a total of more than 100 persons were present at the inaugurating ceremony. 

ZHANG Yun, First Secretary of Education Unit of the Chinese Embassy in Denmark, delivered a speech and read out a letter of congratulation from Hanban. Vice President CHEN Jingying and Rector Niels Egelund of International Business Academy jointly unveiled the name plate for Confucius Classroom and made a speech, noting that SFU and International Business Academy would make use of Confucius Classroom as a platform to drive two sides in complementing each other’s advantages, promote the cooperation and exchange between both parties in order to, under the joint efforts of relevant parties, make a positive contribution to facilitating Danish people to learn Chinese language and understand Chinese culture, enhancing the friendship between people in China and Denmark and boosting the cooperation of both nations in modern finance field. The Mayor of Kolding, Denmark Mr. Jorn Pedersen made a speech, expressing his sincere congratulations and full expectations to the cooperation with SFU in education program. The ceremony was presided over by Prefessor Niels Egelund, Rector of International Business Academy. The successful holding of unveiling ceremony marked that the first Confucius Classroom of SFU in foreign countries was officially established. 

Professor CHEN Wenjun, Executive Director of Shanghai Sci-Tech & Finance Research Center introduced the new development of China’s internet finance, scientific and technological finance at the inaugurating ceremony and carried out an in-depth exchange and exploration on cooperation of both sides in scientific research, think tank service and industrial service fields during the development by means of financial features of Confucius Classroom.

Chinese students had a presentation and performance of Han culture at the ceremony, which have won the warm welcome and high appraisal of more than 100 Danish people and distinguished guests who attended the event.

Before the inaugurating ceremony, the first Confucius Board Meeting was successfully held at IBA, and thoroughly discussed the agendas, which set a comprehensive working plan for the Confucius Classroom at IBA.

The unveiling of the Confucius Classroom at International Business Academy (IBA).

Speech by Prof. CHEN Jingying, Vice President of Shanghai Finance University (SFU).

Speech by Mr. Niels Egelund, Rector of IBA.

Speech by Mr. ZHANG Yun, First Secretary from the Chinese Embassy in Denmark.

Speech by Mr. Jorn Pedersen, Mayor of Kolding and Chairman of the IBA Board.

Lecture delivered by Prof. CHEN Wenjun, Executive Director of Shanghai Sci-Tech & Finance Research Center.

Vice President CHEN Jingying is meeting with Rector of IBA and Mayor of Kolding.